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Snow in East Texas is only slightly less rare than a parade of CNN reporters wearing red “Make America Great Again” caps while singing “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” in downtown … more
Since my last column, America on January 22nd marked the sad 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion and resulted in the slaughter of more than … more
What a phenomenal year for KISD! Our UIL Academic teams, our sports teams and our music departments had exceptional success this year. These successes represent a great deal of hard work by our … more
“YOU can take the boy out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the boy” is a phrase most of us are familiar with. If you have ever lived and worked in Kilgore the saying could … more
On Wednesday, February 14, two holidays will vie for people’s attention: Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday. While people can purchase greeting cards for both holidays, there’s no doubt which … more
THEY call themselves “The Cruisers.” The Cole family loves to travel and so it was of no surprise to others that a trip to Kentucky through the week of Thanksgiving was planned. “We are … more
Several years ago, my family was presented with a gift that, since then, has become a national Christmas holiday phenomenon, namely, The Elf on the Shelf. When I first saw it, I had the same reaction … more
Pope Francis made headlines last December for wanting to change words of the Lord’s Prayer from “lead us not into temptation” to “do not let us enter temptation.” At the time, some Roman … more
Everyone faces disaster at least once or twice during a lifetime, whether it is through tornadoes, storms, hurricanes or wild fires. During the wildfires of a major drought season in East Texas … more
This year, my wife and I made a surprise trip to New England so that I could accept an award from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists in Manchester, NH. I suspected that the prize would … more
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