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I’ve known for years that Republicans had lost sight of the principles on which this nation was founded. But, it was driven home Saturday as I was leaving my neighborhood to get the latest COVID-19 booster and flu shots. Driving toward the exit of the neighborhood I came across an older whit…

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This General Election, we have seen a slew of candidates. One of the biggest races so far is the U.S Congressional race for District 15. This is one of several races where there is no incumbent running, so among the three candidates running, whomever is elected is new. On the Republican side…

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Q. During the freeze last winter in February I tried to use old Christmas lights as the heat source, but it did not seem to work. It turned out that the lights were LED technology and did not produce enough heat to be useful. I want to be prepared this year to protect my lemon and lime trees…

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With the hustle and bustle that have taken over our everyday lives, especially after a pandemic that’s stretched on longer than any of us would have liked, it can be easy to lose sight of the finer things.

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On Sept. 30, 1918, every seat was full in Dallas’ Crystal Theater for every showing of “The Girl of Today” because Corinne Griffith was there in person to promote her latest silent picture.

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Rosie, our Great Pyrenees/German Shepherd puppy, showed some real football talent last week. There was only one problem: She’s not on a football team and neither are any of us.

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When one labors in education for nearly 40 years as I did, the faces of one’s students become imprinted in one’s mind forever. I still remember so many of them although I would be hard pressed to put a name to most of them.

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Texas Lutheran University hosted another great Homecoming celebration last week, with hundreds of alumni and friends back on campus. Festivities included Athletics Hall of Fame and Wall of Honor inductions, a Block Party in downtown Seguin, reunions, football and soccer games, the return of …

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In previous columns, I discussed how the then-proposed and now-approved county budget and tax rates were not conservative in a so-called “conservative” county. I even mentioned where Commissioner-elect Stephen Germann pointed out, at the very same Commissioners Court meeting where the new fi…

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In what was becoming an all too common occurrence in the Central Texas boom town, a constable was shot to death in the streets of Mexia on Sept. 23, 1921.