Columns/Opinions

Thu
16
Jul

Comptroller Says State Will Not Borrow To Meet Budget

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on July 7 announced his decision not to go the usual route to insure that Texas meets its budgetary obligations. 
The state’s chief financial officer explained that every year for the past three decades the state has issued a Tax Revenue Anticipation Note to
Mon
13
Jul

Muldoon Fourth of July Celebration A Success

On the Fourth of July there was a nice crowd out and about for the celebration in Muldoon.
The day started with a parade through “downtown” Muldoon and through the park. A big thank you to all those who participated in the parade and also to those who lined the parade route to cheer on those who took time out to create a patriotic effort to show off their American pride

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Thu
09
Jul

High Court Puts Texas Abortion Law On Hold

AUSTIN — The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote on June 29, granted a stay preventing revisions
to the state abortion law made by the Texas Legislaturein 2013 from taking effect on July 1.

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Thu
09
Jul

A Simple Summer Evening

I was thumbing through the old diaries again looking for an important topic to wow you with, but after forty five minutes I found nothing wow-worthy. Then on the very next page I read the
following account that didn’t amount to a hill of beans it was so ordinary... yet I remembered this simple night and some of its details after 60 years

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Mon
06
Jul

Seismic Crews Still In Muldoon Area

There are still a few seismic crews running around the area. Most of the blasting and thumping has been done, but they still have sensors out in the fields. The majority of the activity
now is crews running around in ATVs checking equipment

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Mon
06
Jul

Winchester VFD Fish Fry Set July 25

The annual Fish Fry will take place on Saturday, July 25. There will be fish, a silent auction,
live auction, music, cake walk, cold drinks, and drawings. A Free-Will Donation will be
the price of the meal tickets

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Thu
02
Jul

Wiley Post Set Flying Records with One Eye Closed

By BARTEE HAILE
Wiley Post and his Australian navigator landed in New York City on Jul. 1, 1931 completing
an epic around-the-world flight in record-breaking time. Two states claimed Wiley Hardeman Post as a native son. Texas had birth going for it since the intrepid aviator began his short life in Van Zandt County a couple of years shy of the twentieth century. Oklahoma, however,had residency on its side because the Posts relocated north of the Red River when Wiley was nine.

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Thu
02
Jul

Officials React to Decision on Federal Health Care Law

By ED STERLING
AUSTIN — Pursuant to a 6-3 decision by the United States Supreme Court on June 25, health insurance policies will stay on course for Texans who secured coverage through a federally facilitated exchange under the U.S. Affordable Care Act. The high court, in ruling against the plaintiffs in the case King v. Burwell, upheld the constitutionality of a federal tax credit that pays a portion of the cost of a policy.

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Mon
29
Jun

St. Michael’s VBS July 12-17

All children ages 4-11 are invited to participate in this year’s evening VBS - Camp Discovery.
Vacation Bible School will be at St. Michael’s Park each evening on July 12-17 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. with a meal, games, and activities. For more information and to register your children,
grandkids and friends, feel free to come by the church office or call (979) 242-3444.

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Mon
29
Jun

Muldoon Hosting July 4th Event

Muldoon will be celebrating the 4th of July in true American fashion with a parade through
downtown Muldoon and aroundthe park followed by a hat contest, auction and then a pot luck lunch. A true celebration of all things American.

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