Would Chick-fil-A really improve our lives?

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Kristen Tribe

You know what would make Decatur great again? Chick-fil-A. That is, according to the Messenger's Facebook page.

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Ask David: Etiquette tips from a 23-year-old

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
By David Talley

Etiquette may be a really hard word to spell, but learning the ins and outs of proper behavior is easy. Here's my unsolicited advice.

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Cabin Fever

Published Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Be still my maternal heart; Teaching teen to drive is toughest task yet

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Danielle Scroggins

I thought the hardest thing in my parenting career was potty training. I was wrong. It's teaching my child to drive a car. Scariest. Thing. Ever.

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Texas baby is born with Zika-related microcephaly

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Ed Sterling

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed a Zika virus infection in a baby recently born with microcephaly in Harris County.

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All lives matter

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Larry Anthony Harris

On July 8, I awoke to several men standing around one of the TVs here in prison, giving praises to the people responsible for the shootings and killings of Dallas police officers.

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Rescued on a holiday weekend

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
By Eric, Karla, Bailee and Leah Rettig

We wanted to take a minute to tell you about an exceptional member of your community.

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Trump Pence

Published Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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A journey into the affairs of men

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
By Joy Carrico

I love looking through Messenger archives. Advertisements are a particular favorite. I looked through the 1916 papers this week, curious to see what advertising was like 100 years ago. It was interesting.

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Let’s stop expecting cops to fix society

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
By Ken Esten Cooke

The only absolutist statement that should be made about last week's killings is absolutely no one should ever target police to make demented points.

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Pokemon Vacation

Published Saturday, July 16, 2016
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Feeling black and blue matters

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Brian Knox

The words of a 4-year-old stung my mind and my heart last Wednesday night as I lay awake deep into Thursday morning. "It's OK. I'm right here with you."

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Governor reacts to downtown Dallas ambush

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Ed Sterling

A "Black Lives Matter" protest turned tragic when a sniper fired into a crowd estimated at 1,000 people in downtown Dallas at about 9 p.m. on July 7.

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Thank you

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
By Robert Cole

The family of Robert Cole would like to thank everyone that was there for us when Dad lost his home on June 25 due to a fire.

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Dallas Police Department

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016
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Hate hits too close to home

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016
By Richard Greene

Shocked, sad, mad, numb and finally, just paralyzed. That was the range of emotions I felt as I watched the news from downtown Dallas unfold Thursday night and Friday morning on television and through my Twitter feed.

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When will the killing stop?

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016
By Racey Burden

By all accounts, Thursday night in downtown Dallas started out peaceful.

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New Olympic Events

Published Saturday, July 9, 2016
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A little consideration of others goes a long way

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By Joe Lambert

Have you ever wondered about people who seem to wander through life, never being aware of what is going on around them? Here are some examples and perhaps you may see yourself in some of them. Even I may be guilty of one or more.

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Supreme Court strikes down major changes to abortion law

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016
By Ed Sterling

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 27 struck down parts of the state abortion law that Texas lawmakers revised and passed in 2013.

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