Columns/Opinions

Mon
10
Feb

Carmine News

Round Top-Carmine High School girls basketball team has placed second in district. Calvert placed first and Buckholts
third. The boys varsity team plays in Calvert Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. Jr. Beta Club members will attend the state convention in
Grapevine Feb. 14-16. 
 
Mon
10
Feb

Winchester News

A benefit for Dana Herzog Srubar will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Chicken Ranch Dance Hall. On Nov. 18 Dana
was diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC) otherwise known as breast cancer. Her clinical stage of cancer is
Stage 11B. To help, you can donate money to the production of tshirts or donate items to the silent and live auctions to be held the day of the fundraiser.
 
Thu
06
Feb

Reaching Out to Military Famlies

The office of the attorney general (OAG) would like to thank service members and their families for the sacrifices they
make each day to serve and protect our nation. The OAG recognizes that complications resulting from military  responsibilities can impede parents’ ability to provide the emotional and financial support their children need and deserve.
 
Thu
06
Feb

Super Bowl Memories

Another Super Bowl has come and gone – all the hype, all the trash talk, all the money. Football is big business. Whether you are playing or watching it can become all-consuming – well, at least at my house growing up it was.
 
Mon
03
Feb

Muldoon News

Weather in the Muldoon area has included temperatures below freezing with frozen precipitation, then up to warm into the
sixties within a few days. Temperatures were around 19 in and  around the area and there was a light snow and ice mix on Friday morning, causing the roads to be icy. Over the weekend, temperatures rose before another round  of cold weather
came
 
Thu
30
Jan

Cowboys and Rodeos

With rodeo season quickly approaching, my thoughts turn to Texas cowboys, cowpokes, stockmen, cowhands, ranchers, etc. I recently saw two cowboys exiting their trucks. How did I know they were cowboys? They had on the typical cowboy gear, jeans, boots and the classic straw cowboy hat that so many men around these parts wear
 
Thu
30
Jan

A Special “Letter to the Editor”

Every week we get letters from our readers. The topics range from politics to pollution to problems with puppies – but sometimes we get one that really touches our hearts. This week was one of those occasions.
 
Thu
23
Jan

Child Support Enforcement Brings Hope

In the state of Texas, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is charged with administering the state’s child support collection agency. As a result, the OAG is responsible for collecting child support for more than one million Texas families.
Fortunately, the vast majority of Texas parents provide their children the financial resources and support they need to grow
healthy and strong
 
Thu
23
Jan

It’s Not As Simple As You Think

In the 1980s, Nancy Reagan (who was the first lady at the time) decided to make drug use awareness and prevention her project. “Just Say No” became the anti-drug campaign slogan when a little girl asked Mrs. Reagan what to do when offered drugs. Mrs. Reagan’s response was “just say no.”
 
Thu
16
Jan

We (Are) The People

When I was a kid growing up in Austin, I was in the band at school. (I know – big surprise there.) In band, I did all the usual
stuff that band kids did – the auditions (we called it District Band back then), the contests, the football games, and the trips. Lots of great memories were made. Like most kids, I had no idea how all of these activities came to be.
 

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