Columns/Opinions

Thu
15
Jan

Legalizing Marijuana?

Grass, weed, pot, no matter what it is called, marijuana has caused controversy for years and years. The hippie culture, mostly young people of the 1960’s, brought out the popularity of marijuana.
 
Thu
15
Jan

Je Suis Charlie

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
 
Mon
12
Jan

Winchester News

Eddie and JoAnn Schneider hosted a New Year’s Eve meal for the Lunch Bunch as they bid farewell to 2014. Marceil and Neal Prestridge, Larry and  Glenda Herzog, Roger and Dorothy Loewe, and Marvin and Elizabeth Kipp dined on a roast
beef meal and several yummy desserts. 
 
Thu
08
Jan

An Orange Candy Cake Christmas

Possibly because of my lack of enthusiasm for her fruit cakes, my Mother acquired a loaf cake recipe from Sara Oeltjen in the late 1960s that uses orange candy slices, instead of candied fruit. Now almost fifty years later, Mom still continues to crank out those delicious Orange Candy Cakes each and every Christmas holiday season!
 
Thu
08
Jan

New Mix of Lawmakers, Officials Heading for Austin

Mon
05
Jan

Carmine News

A blood drive will be held Sunday, Jan. 11 from 9:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Martin Luther Lutheran Church fellowship hall. It is sponsored by Martin Luther Lutheran Church and Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Round Top.
 
Mon
05
Jan

Winchester News

Mark and Leann McClain spent Christmas Week in Grovetown, Ga. with their oldest daughter, Christina, and her husband
Steve and their children, Stephanie and Mark. After church at St Michael’s on Christmas Day, they drove to Hobby airport in Houston to catch their flight to Atlanta  where they were picked up by Steve and Mark. They returned on New Year’s Day.
 
Wed
31
Dec

Texas Notches Big Year for Job Creation

AUSTIN — 2014 has been a banner year for job creation in Texas, according to government assessments. Drawing on figures calculated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas Workforce Commission on Dec. 19 reported employers added 34,800 seasonally adjusted total non-farm jobs in November, for a total of 441,200 jobs added since last year.
 
Wed
31
Dec

Round Top News by Jeannette

Round Top C of C Orchid Tree Park and Gallery in Round Top is having a closing party for their Santa Fe Nights exhibit on Saturday, Jan. 17. Please put on your calendar to attend.
 
Mon
29
Dec

Winchester News

Around Town Betty Ritcher celebrated Christmas with the Noack Family in Jennings Louisiana. She had a wonderful time.
Bobbie Hajek celebrated Christmas with her son and his family in Pearland. Her son presented his girlfriend with a ring. He gave Bobbie a diamond necklace. Upon returning to Winchester Bobbie and Billy celebrated together where Billy gave Bobbie a laptop computer. Bobbie had a wonderful Christmas.
 

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