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I saw something really cool last week on election day: a room full of people interested in the local election results. There even were children in the room, which bodes well — at least … more
Response is right, but raises questions You can’t turn on a television or log into a news or social site anymore without hearing of some new person of influence being fired or accused of sexual … more
There’s lots of turmoil in the world and even our country today. A lot of that I’ve even touched on here. You know, there’s the nonsense with the latest election, especially in Florida. … more
In a move that should probably come as no surprise to anyone, a federal judge — in California, go figure — has decided that the President of the United States cannot perform his duties. At … more
“This ain’t the Garden of Eden. There ain’t no Heaven above … And things ain’t what they used to be …” — Blue Öyster Cult, “This Ain’t the Summer of Love” I was … more
Our Sunday, Aug. 13 film offering will be “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone.” Please encourage your friends and neighbors to attend our second Sunday film showings, at Miller’s Theatre, with you … more
I’ve become more and more critical of my profession lately, in case you haven’t noticed, what with my weekly Headline of Note feature. That criticism, while mostly designed to elicit a … more
President Trump and every declared candidate for the Presidency want to lower drug costs. And, surprise, it's the President who has made a bold move towards a workable free market solution. more
Dear Editor: On Saturday, May 13, 2017, my heart gave out on me, and I literally died. Through the grace of God and skillful hands of Justin Reese and Hector Camarillo, and also first … more
While public education reform and property tax relief have been the focus of the Texas House from the very beginning of the 86th Legislative Session, this week my colleagues and I finally had the opportunity to bring House Bill 3 to the floor for a vote. I'm pleased to report that after hours of debate, the Texas House overwhelmingly passed this historic piece of legislation that will benefit every student, teacher, and property owner in Texas! more
Looking at the news lately brings out the exasperation in me. Just when I think people might finally get over the almost two-year-long tantrum over President Trump being elected, new things crop … more
It’s pretty much a given that non-presidential elections will generate little interest, unless it’s in a small venue with a hot local issue or a contentious city council race to spice things … more
Bear with me here, as I’m going to stitch together what may be some seemingly unrelated events. The first of these is the unfathomable tragedy perpetuated by United Airlines on Kokito the … more
For a little more than two years, Archery World, located on I-45 north of town, has allowed the Madison County 4-H Archery Club to practice in their facility every week. They also helped the youth … more
May the nations praise you, O God. Yes, may all the nations praise you. Then the earth will yield its harvests, and God, our God, will richly bless us. Yes, God will bless us, and people all over … more
A funny thing happened to me Monday morning. I was unfriended on Facebook. I sure you’re asking yourself why that was funny, or why that even matters to you, but in the context of what I did to … more
So, I'm sure you were shocked to learn there was a government shutdown because there's was no funding. That wasn't really the case, as federal law dictates that essential services must … more
With so much going on at your State Capitol this week, I thought it best to jump right into our legislative update… more
I would like to take this opportunity to say how proud I am to live in a town that has a county fair like the Madison County Fair! more
I can’t even process completely the miasma of misinformation, inflexibility, demands and accusations and everything else that is making up the hearings surrounding the current nominee for the … more
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