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Wednesday night I stared at a jumbled mess of words in a document on my computer screen just wondering how I can put together these puzzle pieces and create the masterpiece that is my column. OK, … more
Texas is big. I don’t know how I got there Sunday evening but I found myself online on the state’s list of agencies. I know it was a list because it was alphabetized. This doesn’t happen to … more
So now the liberal “geniuses” running the NFL have issued a thinly veiled warning to Texas about passing laws which those “geniuses” might deem "discriminatory." This after the NFL warned … more
My first response based on the intended audience is D (unchristian) however the correct response is also C (unconstitutional). I've had the opportunity to visit one of the organizations whose … more
My father was a city council member for a very small Arkansas town for too many years. I knew when the phone rang, it was probably about a pothole when I hoped it was from Aubrey Nixon, the girl I … more
I feel pretty lucky with the way I was raised and educated. A product of the military, I’ve been taught by educators both on and off army bases through the public school system. There weren’t … more
Depth is important in sports. There’s other things, like winning and losing. But any coach I watch or know will invariably talk about his or her bench and the advantage of having lots of skill … more
President Donald Trump has gone under fire yet again, this time for the Muslim ban he implemented with an executive order that bars citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries — Libya, Sudan, … more
If you haven't noticed, our elected officials are taking public stances against our public schools. Rep. Blake Farenthold — the congressman for Gonzales — has come out in favor of school … more
Dear Gonzales city council, We believe if you increase the electrical rates on the small businesses here in Gonzales, Texas, that will be just another nail in the coffin of struggling businesses … more
We citizens of the United States, regardless of political affiliation, have put up with more than eight years of back and forth on federal policy related to health care and health insurance. With the … more
Congressman Vela’s decision to boycott the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States was disappointing, but not surprising. Citing objections to statements made by the president and … more
In my last column I’ve talked about how Senate Bill 2 or the “bathroom bill” is unnecessary. Its use would just be to add to a list of discriminatory laws against trans people. But I feel it is … more
There’s been a lot of talk about Texas’ “bathroom bill” or Senate Bill 6. Although there are financial implications to the bill, the biggest issue for me is the discrimination against … more
Usually, when I feel conflicted about putting something in the paper it tends to be harder news, not really something that’s in sports. But on Monday as we built the paper and we placed the … more
Is it just me? Am I the only person who wants to check out the inside of Walnut Ridge Mansion – the dilapidated house on St. Joseph? Nobody seems to know too much about it or they won’t give … more
Editor Recent world news. The U.N. resolution chastising Israel for its land-grab policy and practices has us listening to the same old song and dance of anti-Semitic and anti-Jew. Now when any … more
I’m writing this letter to the editor in concern for our small town and the changes we’ve been experiencing. It seems the people running our city may be out of touch with the citizens it’s … more
EditorHere we go again, news talking heads all aglow with speculations Russia, cited by some intelligence reports to have hacked elections in some locations, did so to get Trump elected.Well, now the … more
I enjoy reading Pastor Clint Lowery’s articles in this publication; however, concerning the article of Nov. 18 in regards to the reference to the Jewish Passover, I would like to offer some … more
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