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An Overton man has spent years striving to pay his respects and give honor to his brother whose mission in life was to make it “big time” through football. Kenneth Sanders was practically born with a football in his hands, according to his brother John.

Gov. Greg Abbott has called a third special legislative session to deal with redistricting, to decide how to spend billions of dollars in pandemic funding from the federal government and to determine to whether state or local governments can mandate COVID-19 vaccines, as well as some pet issues of the governor that failed to pass recent sessions.

Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23, is a week set aside every year to remember and celebrate the Constitution of the United States of America. On Sept. 17, 1787, 39 of our founders signed the sacred document that they had meticulously constructed for four long months.

It’s been called the “Great Resignation” — the large number of Americans voluntarily leaving their jobs. If you plan to be part of it (ideally with another source of employment lined up), you’ll need to make the financial moves necessary to keep making progress toward your long-term goals.

National Cholesterol Education Month is observed during the month of September to increase awareness of our cholesterol levels and to educate on ways to achieve healthy cholesterol levels. Education is important, as high blood cholesterol is asymptomatic and is one of the major risk factors …

Jinna Katelyn Olvera, a graduate of Rahab’s Retreat and Ranch, was awarded a P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grant from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter CU Mineola. She is enrolled in Tyler Junior College and began her education in August 2021 to become a licensed barber.

Abby Hattaway was named Kilgore High School homecoming queen 2021 on Friday night at R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium before Kilgore faced Pine Tree in this year's homecoming game. She was crowned by the 2020 queen, Cristina Rosas, escorted by KHS Principal April Cox. There were 10 homecoming …

The nation reeled in disbelief as news filtered across the television screens and broadcast stations 20 years ago. I recall viewing the first live footage and seeing the shocked horror etched across the faces of a room full of co-workers as we watched the Twin Towers at the World Trade Cente…

Recent natural disasters and current events — Tropical Storm Henri in the northeastern United States, floods in Tennessee, wildfires in the west, in addition to the plight of Afghan refugees — have resulted in numerous online fundraising campaigns. Crowdfunding sites such as GoFundMe and Ind…