Stay involved: United parents promote needed sense of community

Published Saturday, March 10, 2018
By Richard Greene

Monday night a large group of parents filled the Chisholm Trail Middle School library to voice their concerns about the school and the possibility of seeing its enrollment cut by more than half next school year with the opening of Adams Middle School.

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Voice over: Croaking my way through election coverage

Published Saturday, March 10, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

My super-human immune system failed me at the worst possible time - primary election day.

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Don’t forget your local elections

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Racey Burden

As I'm writing this column, voting for the March primary closes in an hour. As you're reading it, the primary is over and everyone knows who will be headed to our November county, state and national elections.

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Abbott orders increased security at JUCOs

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott is calling for immediate action to ensure the safety of Texas' junior college campuses following a Feb. 14 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla.

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Tariffs

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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Splits show strength

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Richard Greene

Sitting at the back of the Northwest ISD boardroom Monday night, I was stunned watching the hands rise for the vote on proposed attendance boundaries - three for, and then three against. What? A split vote?

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What’s the duel? Making sense of 19th century men

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
By Joy Carrico

After researching two men - Henry Wise and Stephen Decatur - for the Messenger's Wise As It Was page, I could not fail to notice that duels played a part in each man's story.

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Jeff Sessions

Published Saturday, March 3, 2018
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Voting – why bother?

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018
By Brian Knox

Don't vote. Your voice doesn't need to be heard. You've got plenty of reasons: no time, bad weather, lack of knowledge about where the candidates stand on the issues, lack of qualified candidates, perhaps.

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Governor orders action to address safety at schools

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott on sent a letter to Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath Feb. 21, ordering immediate action to ensure the safety of children in Texas schools following the multi-fatality shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school on Feb. 14.

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Potholes

Published Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Security measures needed at DHS

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018
By Kristen Tribe

Last week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla., left me not only heartsick for the families affected, but also teary as I contemplated, 'What if that happened here?'

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Losing weight, school nickname

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018
By Reece Waddell

If you're like me, you have probably tried dieting a time or two in your life.

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Is it an ice gauge or rain gauge?

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018
By Joe Lambert

How do you keep an old man occupied when housebound by bad weather? After several months of dry weather, we have gotten a lot of moisture in the form of rain, sleet, snow and ice.

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Billy Graham

Published Saturday, February 24, 2018
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Transparently unclear; Campaign finance trail hard to follow

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By Messenger Staff

Campaign finance reports are required by state law, but there's no formal check to ensure they're filled out accurately and honestly.

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Hazard mitigation funding for Harvey recovery becomes available

Published Wednesday, February 21, 2018
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott traveled to Rockport and Houston on Feb. 13 to announce the availability of new funding for hazard mitigation projects along the Gulf Coast following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey.

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Miscast for role as cupid

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Richard Greene

Sometime in my early 20s, I made the astute observation that the central characters in many romantic comedies are journalists. Even in what is considered the best of the genre, "It Happened One Night," the hero who ended up with the girl was a reporter searching for a big scoop.

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Legislation includes hurricane relief funds

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott on Feb. 9 lauded Congress' approval of legislation that contains nearly $90 billion in hurricane and wildfire disaster relief funding for Texas, Florida, California and Puerto Rico.

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Valentine’s Day

Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018
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