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Justice pick to have generational impact

Last week the President announced his pick to replace Justice Kennedy for the United States Supreme Court. Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a very strong choice, just as Neil Gorsuch was. He is a highly … more

Bedias Food Pantry open this Saturday

The Bedias Food Pantry will be open this Saturday, July 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please look for ways to help support this important community outreach. •A Senior Health and Activity Day is set … more

Committees combine to help children

As the curtain closes on another eventful Fourth of July holiday, I hope you'll remain ever mindful of how blessed we are to call America home. I recently had the honor of participating in an … more

When Faith meets the impossible

I want to continue the story of our Haiti mission trip and speak to you today about day two of that life-changing trip. On the second day of our trip we again went out into the village, but with … more

College application help now available

Hello everyone. Sorry for the absence for the past two weeks. My family and I were on vacation at Disney World. It was a wonderful time, but we are glad to be home and I am happy to write the article … more

’Round Town July 11, 2014

Hats off to our city for providing the spectacular fireworks display on Lake Madison the night of July 4. Ronnie and I watched the fireworks with friends from a high point in our county while … more

President Trump is right on immigration

Last week, when President Trump asked House Republicans to pass a bill that would turn the four pillars of his conservative immigration plan into law, I said yes. I voted for a bill that provided … more

Bedias Civic Club Fourth of July Hot Dog Social today

The Bedias Civic Club will sponsor a Fourth of July hot dog social today at the Bedias Civic Center. All Bedias area residents are invited and encouraged to attend. The festivities will begin at 6:30 … more

The Congressional Baseball Game shooting, one year later

A little over one year ago, I was in the hospital standing by the bedside of one of my closest friends and roommate in Washington, Louisiana Congressman and Majority Whip, Steve Scalise. A couple of … more

’Round Town July 4, 2018

If you’re reading this Tuesday, July 3, then consider driving out to the home of Debby and David Hammit on Derby Lane this evening to watch a little roping. It’s a good American … more

Fixing cattle prices not a pleasant task

The official start date of The Great Depression became known as Black Tuesday, Oct. 29, 1929. The Depression was a worldwide economic downturn and had begun in some countries a year before. On … more

’Round Town June 27, 2018

On our sick list is John Henry, who underwent a liver transplant has been out and about in his temporary Louisiana home. Although he had to tough out a six-day visit back in the hospital … more

Fighting back against the opioid crisis

Who hasn't been touched by the opioid crisis in America? This swift and devastating epidemic has impacted every community in America and robbed countless people of their hopes and ambitions. … more

Bedias Women’s Club meets tomorrow

Our Thursday, June 28, the Bedias Women’s Club program will feature Allan Homann, our AgriLife Extension agent for Grimes County. We meet every fourth Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Bedias Civic Center. … more

Texas committee concerned about safety

As I write this column, our national leaders are considering different proposals to secure the border and address our broken immigration system. While it remains to be seen what results, if any, … more

Bedias Women’s Club meets next Thursday

Our Thursday, June 28, Bedias Women’s Club program will feature Allan Homann, our Agri Life Extension Agent for Grimes County. We meet every fourth Thursday, at 2 p.m., at the Bedias Civic … more

’Round Town June 20, 2018

If you’re reading this on Wednesday, the day the paper comes out, it’s the anniversary of JoAnn and Jimmy Anderson. The couple celebrate their 60th anniversary June 20. How special … more

Summer time activities growing

Boys basketball camp will be from June 25 through June 27. This year the camp will be broken up into two sessions. Entering Kindergarten through entering fifth grade will be from 9 a.m.-noon in … more

When all you have is faith, it manages

Recently, my wife and I went to Haiti on a mission trip with 10 other people from our local church. While I knew the conditions in Haiti were bad, I really had no idea just how bad. Upon arrival … more

Home medical device power planning

Sometimes we take advantage of the air we breathe. We take it for granted that our lungs will suck it in, our body’s blood supply will absorb it, and our body can process it to keep us alive. … more
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