Thank our civil servants every chance you get
Recently, the news has been plentiful with items about catastrophes. For instance, there was the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion.
JAYSON LARSON: New CRISD boss knows a thing or two about success
Leland Hand is like other coaches I’ve met through the years in a sense that he’s gracious enough to talk about his days as a head basketball coach but humble in a way that makes him guarded so as not to look like a braggart in the newspaper.
JAYSON LARSON: Graduates: Flee, get swept away or learn to surf
I’ve got an old political cartoon clipped from a newspaper and taped to the front of the computer in my office.
EDITORIAL: Fiddlers’ move to new day was gutsy, profitable
It wasn’t long ago that we had a conversation with Mary Ensign about the big change that was coming to the Athens Old Fiddlers Contest & Reunion.
5/30 MAIL CALL: Thank you, Cinema 4, for offering captions on movies
I saw the new Star Trek movie over the Memorial Day weekend.
JOE ELERSON: Henderson County is losing several quality coaches
The coaching carousel continues as we have now lost our fifth head coach since December in Henderson County.
JEFF RIGGS: I'll cherish every second of our first 25 years
Twenty-five years is a long time to do just about anything. At least that is true with many things.
5/24 MAIL CALL: Yes, I know it’s too late, but ...
We now know more about the lowliest Tea Party member than we do about our current President. I know, I know, “It’s too late now.”
5/23 MAIL CALL: Maybe a ‘thank you’ would be nice, Mr. President
When President Obama went on his famous apology tour four years ago I had to wonder if, after apologizing to world leaders for America’s innate, all-encompassing rottenness, did he happen to stop off at any of the 19 American military cemeteries located in England, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Italy where the remains of tens of thousands of America’s bravest lie beneath the surface?
KATHI NAILLING: I’m not ready to retire just yet — I’m just thinking about it
Retire? Who retires? I have reached that age where retirement could be part of my future. Too many times I hear my friends say I can’t afford to retire.
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