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There is a tendency to think most bad things happen in large cities when, in reality, many rural towns are shrouded with mystery or a particular incident that stays virtually alive through many … more
Imagine being invited to meet the president. If you’d prefer to decline that invitation currently, then imagine any president of past years. For most of us, I suspect we’d consider it an honor. … more
Snow in East Texas is only slightly less rare than a parade of CNN reporters wearing red “Make America Great Again” caps while singing “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” in downtown … more
To The Editor, A couple of weeks ago you reported that retail sales taxes were up dramatically. Will the City Govt use this to roll back the two recent ad valorem tax increases? NO NO NEVER They … more
A journey made to and from a place within a day is commonly referred to as a day trip. It is usually taken to find something unusual not found in the area in which you work, live or play and all it … more
In the Star Trek universe, Vulcan blood is said to be green. In East Texas, we may describe our blood as running maroon or burnt orange. But, the reality is that all human blood, regardless of … more
McCary’s Chapel United Methodist Church remains one of the most picturesque churches in Hog Eye Country now referred to as the Liberty City area. The number of weddings held over the years in the … more
For my eldest and most expensive daughter’s fifteenth birthday, she requested a new cell phone/adolescent life-support unit. Because my own cell phone was operating at roughly the capacity of an … more
At the close of 2017, the East Texas area ranked first in the nation for cases of the flu. My toddler and I contributed to this prestigious recognition. The prevalence and power of viruses and … more
I am now entering my fifth decade in the forecasting business (I started very, very young). One of the things I can assure you from these years of experience is that you truly never know what a year … more
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