Columns/Opinions

Thu
22
May

How Much Time Do They Really Need?

The La Grange school board approved a change to the school day on Monday night, (see story on the front page for details.) It is a change that I feel is long overdue
 
Mon
19
May

Remember When?

By Elaine Thomas.
 
May 26-29, 1964.
Officers across South Texas were on the lookout for a youthful couple wanted in connection with the theft of 19.5 gallons of gasoline from a Mullin’s Prairie Store gas pump. Sheriff T.J. Flournoy, who was notified of the crime about 7 a.m. Wednesday, said the pair made a hurried getaway. They were thought to have breezed through Weimar, then Schulenburg and on toward Hallettsville.

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Thu
15
May

What’s on Your Agenda?

When was the last time you attended a city council, school board, or commissioner’s court meeting? It’s a shame that more citizens don’t take advantage of their opportunity to see the government at work 
 
Thu
15
May

Run-off and Graduation

This May is very eventful – not only to me personally, but to many of you as well. On May 27, citizens across Texas will vote in their party’s run-off election. The Republicans have a hotly contested race for their nominee for Lieutenant Governor
 
Mon
12
May

Remenber When?

Three youths who escaped from the Lee County Jail on April 17 were tried in Giddings before District Judge Leslie D. Williams and each sentenced to 35 years in prison. Earlier that same week, when the trio was tried in La Grange on two counts of burglary and one of theft over $50, they each received three five-year concurrent sentences.
 
Mon
12
May

Winchester News

Larry and Glenda Herzog enjoyed a getaway to the Dallas- Ft. Worth area. On the way, they stopped in Waco and toured the
Texas Ranger Museum and the Dr. Pepper Museum and enjoyed lunch at Ninfa’s. Later that night, they attended the
Mayfest in Ft. Worth where they saw the Steve Helms Band and Glenda’s favorite Celtic rock band, the Killdares
 
Thu
08
May

Toyota Picks Plano for U.S. Headquarters

Toyota Motor Corporation on April 28 announced its decision to locate the headquarters of Toyota Motor North America headquarters to Plano. Toyota said the move is “designed to better serve customers and position Toyota for sustainable, long-term growth.”
 
Thu
08
May

The Flat Tax and The Consumption Tax

Taxes seem to be on almost everyone’s mind, if not all the time, at least frequently. Some want governments to collect and spend more money. Some want them to have less money. Almost everyone would rather have the money the government takes and spends come out of other people’s pockets. 
 
Mon
05
May

Know Your Rights!

Q. Does the Texas lemon Law apply to a motorcycle? A. The Texas Lemon law gives you the right to relief if a new vehicle you purchase is not repaired within a reasonable number of attempts. The law applies to cars, trucks, motorcycles, motor homes and all terrain vehicles. For more information or to file a complaint, or call (888) 368-4689
 
Mon
05
May

Winchester News

CCA Fundraiser Combined Community Action will host their 11th Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraiser on May 30 and 31 at Riverbend Park in Smithville. For more information contact Helen Snow at (979) 540-2980. Neighbors Night Out
Neighbors Night Out will be held on May 7 at the Musgroves’ home at 6:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs, drinks and a snack
to share.
 

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