TVCC Lady Cards add to school’s winning legacy
When I came to work in Henderson County in 1991, the Trinity Valley Community College Cheerleaders had already picked up a couple of national titles. Coach Connie Russell had the team doing things few had ever seen cheerleading squads do. Russell retired after winning five times on the national stage.
Let’s all follow Tom’s lead
My first-born child is here and there is a hero for her to admire already.
Giving businesses choice is not legalizing discrimation
The bar owner was blunt. A couple of weeks ago, he announced that people of a certain persuasion would not be allowed into his establishment.
To demonstrate his seriousness, he had head shots printed of those who are not welcome to make sure that his security team would deny them entry.
I am Iron Man, the suit and I are one
The suit is damaged, it might not hold up this time.
Like many men, I have hidden my emotions behind a suit of armor for years.
Happy, sad, excited or mad – my external emotions were never displayed.
In some ways that was a good thing, but in others...
Writing a column not always a simple task
The Athens Review requires me to write a column every other Friday. I hate to admit it, but my life is just not that interesting.
Sometimes my mind just doesn't work fast enough to come up with a column idea every other week. When writing a column, it's important to have subject matter that at least one person would identify with or find interesting.
Would you die for me?
In less than two months I will be grinning from ear-to-ear and jumping for joy as I welcome Maylee Grace into the world.
For years I wondered what it would be like to be a father. Now, my little girl has reached full term in her mommy's tummy, and it is just a matter of time before she makes her appearance.
While I wondered what it would be like to be a father, I questioned whether or not I actually wanted to bring a child into this world we live in.
Think about it.
Filtering my mouth would not be a bad thing
Cedar Creek Lake is the fourth largest lake in Texas. The lake is one of the few lakes in Texas that allows private docks and boathouses.
... but some doubted
Imagine spending more than 25 years of your life learning a certain trade only to have the rug pulled out from underneath you in a single moment.
Imagine the sudden change was one that was never considered before and a road that was far less traveled.
After three years of devoting your entire existence to this new trade, this new way of life, the rug was pulled out from underneath you again.
A little unsettling don’t you think?
Tye is gone, but forever in our hearts
I will admit it. In my business, I meet people I don't always have anything in common with. That's okay – that's what makes life interesting.
Community newspapers part of our history
Are newspaper heading for extinction? Let's hope not. Nothing can take the place of reading your morning paper with a cup of hot of coffee.
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