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2019 SPECIAL ELECTION: 10 Propositions

The Secretary of State provided the constitutional amendment election ballot language. Read more

Hundreds of votes cast early in WC

There have been nearly 400 votes cast for the 2019 Special Election of constitutional amendments, according to information provided by the … Read more

Wharton woman arrested in 2009 murder

Ten years after a dead man was found stuffed into an SUV’s cargo area, a Wharton woman has been arrested, accused of taking part in his mur… Read more


VOLLEYBALL: WHS playoff minded

By press time, the Wharton Lady Tigers’ final score against the El Campo Lady Ricebirds was not available. Read more

FOOTBALL: WHS, BHS prep for Friday foes

The Wharton Tigers (4-4, 2-1) have an important District 11-4A Division II contest this Friday, Oct. 25 on the road against the La Marque C… Read more

VOLLEYBALL: Boling, EBHS clinch playoff spot early on

As the District 24-3A season winds down, the East Bernard Brahmarettes and the Boling Lady Bulldogs are once again the top two teams going … Read more


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Trailer pull

Lots of people are crazy about racing. Secretly they are watching to see a disaster. Sort of like entering your brother-in-law in a potato … Read more

House Speaker Bonnen should be ousted for his remarks

Who knows if Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen will be ousted after the secret tape recording was released this week of him bashing … Read more



Carl Nettles Reynolds, Jr.

Carl Nettles Reynolds, Jr. 85, of Wharton, passed away Oct. 31, 2019.  Read more


Philip Ray Stelzel

Philip Ray Stelzel, 60, passed away peacefully in his home on Oct. 30, 2019, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle agai… Read more


Linda Kay Willis

Linda Kay Willis, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, daughter and sister went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 at th… Read more

Life & Leisure

Children dress, play Halloween part at library

Candy, prizes, smiles and laughter were waiting for Wharton County children last Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the annual Posh PumpKing Party given b… Read more

CDA holds October meeting

On Monday, Oct. 21, members of Court St. Bernadette #1108 Catholic Daughters of the Americas listened to Lisa Pearson from Pregnancy Resour… Read more

Looking Back 50 Years - October 1969

EDITOR’S NOTE: “Looking Back 50 Years” is a column that appears monthly in the Wharton Journal-Spectator and East Bernard Express. The foll… Read more


Weather Today

Windy with showers. Lows overnight in the low 30s.


78° 31°

Windy with showers. Lows overnight in the low 30s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:N at 26 mph
Chance of Snow:0%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:44:48 AM
Sunset:05:31:52 PM

This Week's Forecast

Windy with showers. Lows overnight in the low 30s.Mon
60%78° 31°
Windy with times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 40s and lows in the mid 20s.Tue
20%45° 26°
More clouds than sun. Highs in the mid 50s and lows in the low 40s.Wed
10%56° 43°
Chance of showers. Highs in the low 50s and lows in the upper 30s.Thu
50%51° 37°
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the mid 30s.Fri
10%58° 36°
Mostly sunny. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 40s.Sat
10%62° 41°
Afternoon showers. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the upper 40s.Sun
40%66° 48°