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I’ll be the first to admit I pretty much slept through the entire NFL regular season. Of course I knew who the usual suspects would be to look out for this season, but I would be lying through my … more
The current groupthink that has taken over the nation is Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation circus. Trump should sell popcorn to everyone watching this slugfest; it could help shave the national … more
Nebuchadnezzar and his Babylonian army invaded Israel. They had reduced Solomon’s temple to ashes and had taken many of the Jewish people back to Babylon as captives. This is the condition that … more
From the Department of Weird Liberal Actions that Lead to Ridiculous Troll Wars, I give you the most puzzling law enacted to date: banning straws. The idea behind this is to start putting the … more
AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Dec. 15 intervened in a lawsuit filed on behalf of nurse’s aide Dedra Shannon against the Killeen Independent School District over its decision to … more
 Keeping our Texas Public Information Act operating effectively takes effort. That’s why open government advocates have worked with public officials and businesses over the past year to fine-tune … more
This has been a year of change – and much of it has been good. A new president will be inaugurated next month, and I’m going to reserve judgment – at least public judgment – until we see … more
I never could quite understand the phrase, “I just can’t even,” as I always felt it might be incomplete. An event occurred last week that made me keenly aware of what is meant by it, and … more
In case you missed it, last week passed, and along with it, the deadline to register to vote in the November general election. Early voting will start this coming Monday, Oct. 22. According … more
Luke 2:1-14 says, “In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole empire should be registered. This first registration took place while Quirinius was governing Syria. So … more
It’s a rare occasion when an A&M Consolidated High School alumnus becomes famous or does something remarkable or gets their name mentioned in the news – and when it happens, a flurry of gossip … more
I remember when the competition was the reason for having the Olympics. Now, it seems more of a canvass for social justice issues. •Self-awareness used to be a criterion for candidates, … more
As the mainstream media spends the majority of their time asking anyone who listens if they see them as “an enemy of the people,” they continue to sink further and further into blatant hypocrisy. more
The NFL season got underway this week with every team competing in a preseason game. Many rookies from April’s draft showed the league what they were capable of in a competitive atmosphere for the first time. more
Letter to the Editor: I am profoundly saddened by the election of Tony Leago because, according to his campaign statements, he represents exactly the big city and big government ideas I moved to … more
Dear Editor: Everyone knows Lanier Stevens loved Madison County. There are many reasons why. Our family experienced the best of this community when we lost Lanier suddenly on a Sunday … more
I only was able to attend circuses when I was older, mostly as escort for my young nieces or for my younger children. The things I would take away from the events is that everything is more … more
The Bedias Civic Club meets next Thursday, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend all civic club activities. Call Janet Green, 936-395-1010, for more information.  We have … more
Congratulations to Adrianna Culbreth, who during last Friday’s Texas A&M graduation, was presented the Outstanding Student Award in the College of Geoscience.  That means No. 1, … more
Luke 8:22-25 says, “One day Jesus said to his disciples, "Let's go over to the other side of the lake." So they got into a boat and set out.  As they sailed, he fell asleep. A squall came down on … more
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