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About Lacy Langley

Lacy is a writer from Texas. She likes spending time in the home office, homeschooling her kids, playing the didgeridoo, caring for her chickens (Thelma and Louise), Rolos, Christmas, and Labyrinth.
74-Year-Old Freed From Jail, Wrongly Convicted

A 74-year-old woman was freed from jail early Tuesday after a judge overturned her murder conviction on Monday. Mary Virginia Jones had been in prison for 32 years for a murder that her abusive boyfriend, Mose Willis, made her assist …

Houston Fire Possibly Caused By Welders

A fire that destroyed a huge apartment complex in Houston yesterday took 2 1/2 hours to control, according to the AP. Fire engulfed the complex, which was under construction, in flames and billowing black smoke. The blaze required 5 alarms …

All-Inclusive Resorts Making A Comeback

All-inclusive resorts are making a big comeback from the days of simple accommodations, mediocre food, and long buffet lines. Today’s all-inclusive can be anything from an adult-only spa themed resort to a family-centered playland with waterparks and babysitters. And luxury …

Dead Sea Scrolls Case: Online ID Theft on Trial

New York’s highest appeals court will consider whether or not to overturn the conviction of Raphael Golb, a man convicted of impersonating a New York University professor in emails and blog posts, according to the AP. Golb set up an …

Flight MH370 Theories Already Rampant

Flight MH370 was announced just recently to have been almost surely downed in the Indian Ocean. Satellite evidence and research from multi-national search teams is fairly conclusive. The families are mourning, weeping and protesting after the news and are looking …

Seasonal Allergies: Natural Alternative Treatments

Seasonal allergies plague more than 26 million Americans each year. As the harsh winter subsides and spring begins to warm the air and stimulate flowers and trees to bloom and grass to grow, it can be a bittersweet change for …

Cop Gets Ticket From Young Vigilante

A cop in Baytown, Texas got the tables turned on him when a 14-year-old girl wrote him a ticket for illegal parking. Annie James noticed Officer Tommy King’s police cruiser was parked in a fire zone by her apartment complex, …

Dead Sea Scrolls: Internet Impersonation A Crime?

A dead sea scrolls controversy will be on trial in New York’s highest court on Tuesday in the case of Raphael Golb, a lawyer and writer who has been convicted of identity theft and other charges for disguising his identity …

Flight MH370 Search Narrowed, But Delayed

Flight MH370 was officially announced to be in a desolate area of the Indian Ocean around 1500 miles west of Perth, Australia on Monday. However, the area is a wide and unpredictable one with strong currents and trenches up to …

Group of 8 Now Group of 7: Russia’s Out Group of 8 Now Group of 7: Russia’s Out

7 members of the Group of 8 who were supposed to meet in Sochi, Russia in for the G-8 Summit in June met for two hours behind closed doors today. They decided that it would be relocated to Brussels and …

Duck Dynasty Wife: I Brought Baggage into Family

Duck Dynasty wife Jessica Robertson, who is married to Jep Robertson, admits that she brought baggage to the family. The reveal came in the book The Women of Duck Commander, which will be out April 1st. The book is promising …

Maria Sharapova Advances at Sony Open

Maria Sharapova won a 3-hour tennis match on Saturday at the Sony Open. Her opponent? The very capable Lucie Safarova of Serbia. ”She kept hitting unbelievable shots,” Sharapova said. ”One more. One more. I said, ‘How many chances are you …

Jimmy Carter Thwarts NSA, Uses Post Office Jimmy Carter Thwarts NSA, Uses Post Office

Jimmy Carter, in an interview for NBC’s Meet the Press, says he uses snail mail when communicating with foreign leaders. He is pretty sure that the NSA is spying on him, a fear that is not unfounded, according to Fox …

Sundresses and Pants By Lululemon: Worth the Cost?

Sundresses and tank tops are just about ready to be in season for spring and summer, and yoga gear maker Lululemon has jumped on the bandwagon this year, according to Yahoo Finance. The workout fashion giant has launched a new …

High-Fiber Diet: The Smart Way to Get Healthy

Since time immemorial, diet advice has been handed out just like opinions. Everyone’s got one and no one is afraid to share. Sometimes, in the midst of the latest greatest diet craze, common sense gets lost or overlooked in favor …

Chai Tea: Oprah and Starbucks Team Up for a Cause

Take Oprah, add in over-priced tea at Starbucks and pour it over a good cause. This will be the formula for Starbucks’ newest addition to their menu: Oprah’s Chai tea. The tea will be sold at Starbucks and Teavana locations …

My Little Pony Backpack Banned Due to Bullying My Little Pony Backpack Banned Due to Bullying

A My Little Pony backpack is at the center of what has become a national firestorm, reviving the ever-present issue of bullying. 9-year-old Grayson Bruce of Buncombe County, N.C. was banned from bringing the backpack to school after it became …

Obamacare Deadline March 31, Will Numbers Hit Goal? Obamacare Deadline March 31, Will Numbers Hit Goal?

The Obamacare enrollment deadline is quickly approaching on March 31st, and numbers are picking up the pace as expected. However, with numbers sitting just above 5 million enrolled, will the number of Americans signing up reach the projected 7 million? …

“Two Fat Ladies” Star Lived Life, Inspired Many “Two Fat Ladies” Star Lived Life, Inspired Many

Two Fat Ladies star Clarissa Dickson Wright died Saturday at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary of an unspecified illness, according to CBS. The surviving member of the hilarious duo that made the world laugh on the hit BBC show was 66 years …

Jessa Duggar Could Start Courting Trend Jessa Duggar Could Start Courting Trend

Jessa Duggar made waves with the announcement of her courtship last year with beau Ben Seewald, prompting most Americans to ask, “What’s courtship?” Now she has begun talking about what it’s really like, opening the eyes of a new generation …

Death Row for 30 Years, Now Glenn Ford is Free Death Row for 30 Years, Now Glenn Ford is Free

Louisiana man, Glenn Ford, walked free on Tuesday evening for the first time since being incarcerated 30 years ago for a murder he didn’t commit, according to CBS. “My mind’s going all different kinds of directions, but it feels good,” …

Doris Day: 90th B-Day Bash is for “Four-Leggers” Doris Day: 90th B-Day Bash is for “Four-Leggers”

Doris Day is coming up on a big birthday on April 3rd and instead of cards and gifts, the Hollywood legend would like the focus to be somewhere else, according to CBS. Day is hosting a fundraising bash at her …

Duck Dynasty’s Sadie Says Show Is For God First Duck Dynasty’s Sadie Says Show Is For God First

Duck Dynasty has been in the news several times for causing a stir and for a family that is first and foremost trying to change the way the world looks at life, this is sometimes a good thing. Sadie Robertson, …

U.S. Economy Adds 175,000 Jobs in February U.S. Economy Adds 175,000 Jobs in February

The American economy added 175,000 jobs in February which is higher than the goal of 149,000 set by Wall Street economists. However, the numbers on actually hiring were a little less impressive. With all the new jobs, the unemployment rate …