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Barbecuing is one of the true joys of summertime. Who hasn’t enjoyed good company, perfect weather and good food made over hot coals or a gas fire – at home, in a park, on a beach or a campsite? … more
“After 65 years, they are still as close,” began the letter now e-mailed by Dee Murphy, Jerry Kelly and Nancy Bullock. That alone should tell you this class is still thick as thieves when it … more
East Texas had its share of cowboys and cowgirls rising in the ranks throughout the years and in Kilgore there still remain a few through hard work and endurance will leave legends that only some can … more
THE MARK OF a genuine writer is being able to find “the story” no matter where you are or the circumstances surrounding it, or so I have been told. It is an easy task when you are surrounded by … more
In my last two columns, I’ve described my experiences on a surprise trip my family took to Virginia when my daughter’s equestrian team earned a trip to the National Hunt Seat Finals. I’m still … more
The innocent look cats give us when they misbehave may melt our hearts, but like any pet, cats need to be properly trained. For both the first-time cat owner and a “kitty veteran,” Dr. Sarah … more
I had this really nice, heartwarming column ready, talking about the Kilgore-Texas High game, but also how the community came together yet again to help one of our own, Christopher Terry, better … more
With the garden season upon us there has been an increase in food preservation questions at the Rusk County Extension Office. Many callers have expressed their hesitance about using a pressure canner … more
My main fear, other than those two hillbillies from “Deliverance,” has always been heights– otherwise known as splattaphobia.  Somehow, though, on a recent vacation to Orange … more
When you use the name Hedrick in this area a smile usually crosses the face of those familiar with the family, their community projects and remembrance of some of their antics. Following thoughts … more
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