EDITORIAL CARTOONS

Elie Wiesel

Published Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Elie Wiesel

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Get out of my life CenturyLink

Published Saturday, July 2, 2016

Dear CenturyLink, I can't believe we ever got back together. What was I thinking?! I want to break up. And this time it's for real. I know, you think you'll be able to convince me to come back ... like in 2011 when we broke up the first time. But this is it.

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Understanding la Grande Boucle; Your guide to the Tour de France

Published Saturday, July 2, 2016

Today marks the start of the 103rd Tour de France. While a bicycle race in Europe may seem like a far cry from relevant or exciting here in the United States (there are actually five North Americans competing, including one Texan), the following three weeks are essentially 21 days of Christmas in July for cycling fans everywhere.

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Stop violating citizens’ rights

Published Saturday, July 2, 2016

The United States Supreme Court has handed down a ruling that it is illegal and unconstitutional to force a citizen to give breathalyzers or blood samples!

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National Parks

Published Saturday, July 2, 2016

National Parks

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Civic center exemplifies community cooperation

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Decatur Civic Center celebrated its 15th anniversary last week, and it was a great occasion. The beautiful building is a perfect example of what can happen when a community has a single goal and everybody works hand-in-hand to reach that goal.

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Supreme Court affirms 5th Circuit in immigration case

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The deadlocked U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 in effect affirmed a judgment that the Obama administration's use of deferred action in implementing immigration policy violates the United States Constitution.

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Finding Donors

Published Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Finding Donors

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Practicing haphazard gardening with a touch of Sperry

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016

WWND? What would Neil do? The thought ran through my head as I stared at a misshapen mini rose bush in my front flower bed. Bermudagrass was threatening to take it over. I was done.

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What is your iNoyance factor?

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016

A speaker at a recent seminar brought up Google Glass.

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More sports and politics

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016

Your newspaper is great, and I thank you for making a newspaper to keep our county informed.

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Climate Change Deniers

Published Saturday, June 25, 2016

Climate Change Deniers

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Contemplating career choices: the risks and rewards

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016

As a reporter, I get to chat with a lot of people. And, for a little bit, I get to look around inside their lives. After in-depth conversations, I head back to the office and start writing.

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DPS asks citizens to report suspicious behavior

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016

In the wake of the widely reported June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., the Texas Department of Public Safety called on Texans to pay close attention to what's happening in their own communities.

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Touched by heartfelt help

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Sonflower campers want to thank you for your incredible outpouring of love once again to those who are disabled.

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Kiss the Frog

Published Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Kiss the Frog

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President’s antics threaten college’s reputation

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016

I have often been accused of dreaming up things to worry about, but I am concerned about the reputation and management of Weatherford College.

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Here, have a Father’s Day column

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016

Whenever I have a problem I need to talk through with a parent, I have a set question to determine which one gets the phone call.

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Happy Father’s Day

Published Saturday, June 18, 2016

Happy Father's Day

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Squeeze the most fun out of summer vacation

Published Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Summer inspires adventure. Throughout my life this has meant different things, and as a recent college graduate and newlywed, the adventure of choice was scuba diving.

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