Columns/Opinions

Mon
01
Sep

Winchester News

Neighbors Night Out The next Neighbors Night Out will be at the Atkins’ home on Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. New Arrival Krystal and Phillip Kollaja are the parents of Kinsley Rae, born Aug. 26 at 10:51. She weighted 7 lbs. 5 oz. and was 19 in. long.
 
Mon
01
Sep

Muldoon News

Rain Muldoon experienced a rain shower on Tuesday afternoon. The eastern parts of the area seemed to get more rain than some of the western parts of the Muldoon area. Amounts of around three tenths of an inch were recorded at this reporter’s home just west of Muldoon. This was some much needed moisture and helped to cool the  area off.
 
Thu
28
Aug

Celebrations

Who doesn’t like a celebration – a bridal shower, a baby shower, a wedding anniversary, a birthday, a church picnic and even the Fayette County Fair? I, for one, have been a hostess for many baby and bridal showers. The honoree gets to be the
center of attention for a few short hours. It’s a way to expressing support and love for the honoree. Presents are opened, good food is consumed and well wishes are extended.
 
Thu
28
Aug

County Processes Governor After Felony Indictment

AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry on Aug. 20 walked the block and a half from the Governor’s Mansion to the Travis County  Courthouse, presented himself for arraignment by a state district judge and routine booking procedures, spoke at a
five-minute press conference and left. Perry was indicted on Aug. 15 by a Travis County grand jury on felony charges of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant.
 
Mon
25
Aug

Birthday Celebrations

The first part of August is a happy time in Muldoon. Terry Tomlin turned sixty and her husband Al surprised her with a birthday party at Robert’s Steakhouse. Among the friends who managed not to tell her about the party her children also came in from the Houston/ Sugarland area to surprise her. Son Alton and his wife Paige Tomlin brought in the youngest grandson two year old Colton and daughter June Tomlin came in with the precocious grandson Josiah Ibarra. Terry was completely surprised by the gathering.
Thu
21
Aug

Ellinger News

The Ellinger Chamber of Commerce held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Ellinger Community Center. The secretary presented the minutes and the treasurer presented the financial report; both were approved
 
Mon
18
Aug

Carmine News

Blood Drive A blood drive will be held Sunday, Aug. 24 from 9:30 until 2 p.m. at the Martin Luther Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Carmine. It is in conjunction with Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Round Top. Blue Bell Creameries is donating a gift certificate for a pint of ice cream for each person who donates or tries to donate.
 
Mon
18
Aug

Winchester News

Neighbors Night Out The next Neighbors Night Out will be at the home of Linda Hart on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m.
Weather Report Billy Hajek reported 6/10’s of an inch. of rain on Aug. 11. Winchester Civic Association The Winchester Civic Association has voted to change their monthly meetings to the first Monday of the month starting in September. They will be at 7 p.m. at Zilss Hall
 
Thu
14
Aug

Saying Goodbye To A Legend

Mental illness does not discriminate. It affects young and old, rich and poor, happy and sad. The death of Robin Williams shocked everyone. Whether you remember him most from his role in the TV series Mork and Mindy, his Oscar winning performance in Good Will Hunting, his hilarious character in Mrs. Doubtfire or his ever popular Disney character Genie
from the movie, Aladdin – Robin Williams (or the characters he plays), have touched your lives.
 
Thu
14
Aug

A Repackaged Sales Job

Single-minded fanaticism is usually the telltale sign of the crackpot. Could we be witnessing the latest instance?
Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) was anointed by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to lead yet another congressional investigation of Benghazi. By its mere creation, the House Benghazi Investigation Committee falls into the same recurring pattern of willfully undermining the Obama administration’s governing authority, criticizing the federal government for alleged inability to function properly, and encouraging many to doubt the Obama administration’s legitimacy
 

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