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Media badly misses the mark on coverage

Here’s a small representation of the headlines that were on different “new” sites on the Internet last week: Book pushes to spread benefits of pot legalization nationwide Lawrence: Trump … more

'Round Town

It’s coming. Daylight Saving Time rolls away Sunday, Nov. 6 at 2 a.m. turning  back the clock to the original time. Daylight Saving Time always ends the first Sunday in November when clocks are … more

Museum Musings: Keeping memories alive

This is a continuation of folks’ memories of learning drive.  It also keeps alive the names and memories of those who have gone before us. I hope it brings you some smiles.  Trent Curtis. I … more

Capital Highlights: Officials urge court not to expand ruling

AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton recently filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Texas Supreme Court over issues they say were not addressed … more

Bench legislation alive and well

While the country continues being in the throes of figuring itself out, and all the foofaraw about President Trump and his manic march to Armageddon (darn those tax cuts), we pause to return to an … more

Actor’s life a counterpoint to the feeling left

Found out Thursday afternoon that a paragon of 1970s cinema, and certainly an example of rampant masculinity, Burt Reynolds, passed away at age 82. Reynolds was the quintessential man’s man, … more

Bedias Women’s Club Veteran’s Day Dinner this Friday

The annual Bedias Women’s Club Veteran’s Day Dinner is Friday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m., at the Bedias Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. All Bedias area veterans and a guest are invited and encouraged to … more

Letters to the Editor May 9, 2018

Dear Editor: As cofounder and an active participant in Rufus Refuge, a local animal rescue that has rescued 941 cats and dogs in the last two and a half years, I want to address the issue of … more

Giving God's way is the only way

2 Corinthians 9:6-8 says, “Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.  Each person should do as he has … more

It'll be Christmas soon enough

Bedias Civic Club meets tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6 p.m. It is not too soon to start planning for the Bedias Christmas Parade, Saturday, Dec. 17. Everyone is invited and encouraged to … more

Nothing wrong with loving your country

Just as many of you did, I enjoyed the July 4 celebration at Lake Madison. Having grown up the son of an Air Force enlistee, the Fourth of July always was a serious, special time, given that … more

Don't allow church to become an option

All over America people have allowed attending church services on Sunday to become an “option”. They have replaced that time of worship and renewal with worldly pleasures and they have put God on … more

Capital Highlights: Judge reaffirms reach of injunction

AUSTIN — Fort Worth-based U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor has reaffirmed his Aug. 21 injunction placing a temporary hold on federal guidelines for accommodating transgender students in the use … more

Tax reform bill takes another step

Tax reform bill takes another step The U.S. Senate took a major step forward for tax reform and the American people early Saturday morning. For the first time in 31 years, the House and the Senate … more

Letters to the Editor March 14, 2018

Dear Editor: I am a landowner that will be directly affected if the Federal Rail Administration declares Texas Central's high-speed railway as a railroad. According to a documentary on bullet … more

Congress throws good money after bad

I found a neat little site on the internet the other day. It was a cost counter for the congressional hearings into the Benghazi debacle. You know, when the House was trying to figure out exactly … more

Finding contentment in the simple things

I subscribe to several of those inspirational blogs that fill my email inbox every morning with messages of encouragement and advice. Most of the time, I delete them. But I do enjoy Jim’s … more

Cultural appropriation a pointless charge

My heritage is one I’m super proud of, and I’m sure that most of you are, too. As I began a closer inspection of it, I learned what it meant to be Hungarian, and about the past of course. … more
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