EDITORIAL CARTOONS

The Right to Die

Published Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The Right to Die

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Best for a party, or best for Texas?

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014

For some this may be a confession, for others a boast. I am not a member of any political party. Like many Texans, I vote in the Republican primary because that's where most races are decided.

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Some thoughts on governing

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014

I have been working in or around government for over 50 years, and if you asked me to boil down what I've learned to one sentence, it is this:

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Daylight Savings Time

Published Saturday, November 1, 2014

Daylight Savings Time

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Ready for this sad ‘interim’ to end

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The upcoming elections promise a fresh start for Wise County. I've only been covering county government since 2008, but in my experience, the last two years have been perhaps some of the most tumultuous and emotional ever for county officials and citizens.

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Campaigns in final push as election day approaches

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Polls continued to show Republican candidates ahead in top-of-ballot races as Texas moved closer to the Oct. 31 early voting deadline before Election Day, Nov. 4.

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Clark brings leadership, fresh approach

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014

As a Wise County business owner, I support J.D. Clark for county judge.

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Pretty sure God has a sense of humor

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Technology is wonderful when it works but after several weeks of software conversions and new computer systems at work, I look forward to time off.

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Wise County needs real experience

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014

You often hear that our elected officials need experience to do their job correctly.

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Time for a change in Precinct 4

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Wise County's Precinct 4 has had a tumultuous past few years, especially when it comes to the Precinct 4 commissioner position.

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Non-Voter ID

Published Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Non-Voter ID

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Stories from the heart

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

We are the questioners, the ones who scratch our heads and wonder why, or how, when or where. We see someone digging a hole and wonder what he's doing. Our job compels us to stop and ask.

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Oh, Canada

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

This time last year, I was in Washington, D.C. for an internship. I got to witness some interesting parts of U.S. history while I was there.

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Decide your government for yourselves

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

A friend asked me this week, at the beginning of early voting, where she could read all about each of the candidates on the ballot, so she could decide who to vote for.

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Candidate an advocate for labor

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

I have served with James Stegall on the North Central Texas Workforce Development Board for the last couple of years. For those who may not be familiar with the board, we plan and oversee the services and programs facilitated by Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas.

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Stegall has experience to lead county

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

As Wise County moves forward with the growth from the Metroplex, I would like to ask the voters to give a lot of thought to who we are electing as county judge.

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Social Security Cola

Published Saturday, October 25, 2014

Social Security Cola

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Great (short) stories from today’s visit to the coffee shop

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Regarding frugality: Years ago, a group of young men was riding mules on the prairie off the Old Greenwood Road. One of the boys was thrown from a mule. His leg was terribly fractured. A bone was protruding through one of his boot tops.

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High court allows voter ID law for current election

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

With early voting in Texas only days away, the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 18 let stand a U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals order, thereby allowing Texas' 2011 voter identification law to remain in force for the time being.

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Britt will help Wise County solve problems

Published Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Why would anyone in Wise or Parker counties want to vote for Phil King? He is strictly for the drilling and oil companies. They are his biggest contributers.

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