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I was sitting at the house last Sunday waiting to watch the American Country Music Awards – I still know and can understand most of those singers, unlike the Grammy Awards where people are rapping … more
There is a sense of peace and calm that settles in when returning home, whether to a person, building, location or something as simple as a tree. Like a magnet, it draws in as if an invisible welcome … more
My eldest and most expensive child recently reached one of those teen milestones that parents often consider with a combination of dread and hopefulness. No, I’m not referring to her first solo … more
Letter to the Editor: The late Ralph Hall, who died last month, represented Kilgore and East Texas for twenty-two years in the U. S. House of Representatives. Kilgore could not have been better served. Regardless of party affiliation or geographic location he dedicated his life’s work to both the rural environs of East Texas and the burgeoning metroplex of his Rockwall hometown. more
Who has inspired us the most, we are often asked. The answer is usually a parent and, if not, there is always a teacher that has made such an indelible impression that your thoughts immediately go … more
Yes, it’s that time of year again! Not only does every product in the world economy suffer from widespread pumpkin spice contamination but also entire nacho-crazed communities across America have … more
I believe in a hill called mount calvary I believe whatever the cost And when time has surrendered And earth is no more I’ll still cling to the old rugged cross. more
Life with daughters is full of important questions. What’s the best way to provide for their education? How can we ensure that they grow up with a solid moral compass? How can we keep them from dating until my first hip replacement? While finding the answers to these inquiries is vital to the successful rearing of girl children, the most frequent, urgent, and fraught question of all in my household revolves around where we are going out to eat next. more
IT HAS BEEN a coin toss this week for Kilgoreites trying to choose between watching distant happenings with the eruption of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island and the royal wedding. “I … more
From providing companionship to keeping an eye-out for medical emergencies, emotional support and service dogs assist their handlers in a variety of ways. While both roles are vital for the … more
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