LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Revell recovers, issues thanks

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By The Revell and Oates families

John Revell and his family would like to extend our heartfelt thanks and sincere appreciation for all those who have offered their labor and services, after his home and several outbuildings were completely destroyed by the tornado on May 19.

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Open carry means dire consequences

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
By Tracy Smith

After failing in two previous sessions of state Congress, a bill that will allow people with concealed handgun licenses to carry their firearms on Texas college and university campuses passed Sunday night.

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NSA

Published Saturday, June 6, 2015
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Excitement as lake fills, residents test waters

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

Well, my dad was right. About four months ago, I shared in a column my longing for Lake Bridgeport to fill up, and with an unexpected wave of rainfall it did, officially reaching capacity on May 27.

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Legislature passes budget as session wraps up

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
By Ed Sterling

Four days before the June 1 end of the 84th regular session of the Texas Legislature, both houses finally agreed after months of deliberation on a state budget for fiscal years 2016 and 2017.

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School’s Out

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015
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Schools step up to challenge; Slidell blazes trail with title

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Richard Greene

Two months back a certain columnist used this space to opine about the need for school districts to dedicate resources to UIL academics. Well, that call has been more than met.

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Explore multiple career paths

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By David Talley

Years ago, I wrote a column for Texas Tech's student newspaper about how I hated the saying, "Do something you love, and you'll never work a day in your life."

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Weather, water witching and warts

Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
By Gerre Joiner

Things started out kind of slowly at the coffee shop Tuesday, like they always do.

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Published Saturday, May 30, 2015
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A tale of two bonds

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Brian Knox

In many ways, the two local school bond packages on the May 9 ballot were very similar. And yet, the end result was very different.

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Abbott, Patrick, Straus announce tax relief compromise

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
By Ed Sterling

Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Joe Straus on May 21 jointly announced a $3.8 billion tax relief package for Texas businesses and homeowners.

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Airbags

Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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By Richard Greene

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015
By Richard Greene

When the destructive dark clouds splintered houses and dreams Tuesday night, the goodwill and warm hearts in Boonsville stepped forward to brighten the day for many.

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Following a trail of disaster from Europe to Wise

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015
By Racey Burden

I'm beginning to think disasters follow me.

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Clinton Bush

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Thriving in the Camp Grady Spruce experience

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Kristen Tribe

What I learned at Camp Grady Spruce: if you eat watermelon rind, you will promptly throw it up. Fortunately, this was learned by observation and not experience, but it made a lasting impression.

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Agreement on state budget evades House, Senate

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
By Ed Sterling

June 1 is the last day of the 84th regular session of the Texas Legislature. From now until then is all the time that remains for the House and Senate to decide if they're going to agree on a 2016-2017 state budget.

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Memorial Day

Published Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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What’s your Point B?

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Travis Lisle

So many of our daily routines and responsibilities revolve around getting from Point A to Point B - a means to an end. I get pretty fired up about a lot of things.

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