As generous as the people are in our community, I am confident the Starks family will soon have running water in their home.
Here are the ages that the top presidential candidates will be on Inauguration Day, 2021: Bernie Sanders, 79; Joe Biden, 78; Donald Trump, 74; and Elizabeth Warren, 71.
Let’s look at why the Second Amendment is needed even in this day and age in this country.
After my car wreck three weeks ago, I had to replace my phone with, lets say, a lesser model. I need a workhorse for my smartphone, otherwise I’m sunk at my job.
No matter what you do, you would change professions if it wasn’t fun for you on some level.
Germany, a large world black coal producer, has closed all black coal mines. They planned this in 2008 with arrangements for cultural upgrades in communities affected; the U.S. government could have been prepared for mine closures like Germany.
While the public must trust its elected officials, the sudden suspension of a top city employee without offering some sort of background does little more than stoke the fires of the rumor mill.
A good journalist reports the news as it happens, and works to provide the answers to the questions readers want to know about the incident in question. We call it “The Five Ws.”
Spiders have assumed functional command of the front porch, most of the yard, the car port and the vehicles within it. The orb weavers have the high ground, the garden weavers own the eaves spaces, the funnel webbers are the default masters of anything left too long on ground or bench, and the wandering wolfs patrol the rest.
Several facts seem evident in Bill Collin’s letter in response to mine criticizing Republican response to the Mueller report: He has obviously not read even the heavily redacted report, nor did he listen to any of the hearings on the report.
"When you speak Spanish, people tell you ‘Wow, that’s so good. Congratulations.’ When I speak Spanish, I’m told ‘Speak English.’ The only difference is the color of my skin,” a friend of mine told me last week.
The safety and protection of the children we serve is always our number one priority. Boys & Girls Club of Red River Valley is aware of a serious incident that occurred outside one of our locations while the facility was being rented by a third party for an adult basketball tournament.Th…
Plenty of professional athletes can be divas or draw attention to themselves unnecessarily with some being more obnoxious than others. However, one pro athlete in particular takes the cake in the annoying department with his recent antics.
It is often said that a person’s worth can be measured not in how much they have, but in how much they give of themselves. And if this is the case, the people of Lamar County are worth a whole lot.
In the wake of the shootings, while at a premiere of a new project of hers, Oprah Winfrey suggested we need to explore a “new religion” of storytelling. The Knights have the right idea though: Celebrate saintly living.
That Second Amendment wasn’t put there so I could shoot skeet or my neighbor could hunt deer. It was put there to assure the survival of the other nine of the first 10 amendments to the Constitution.
We found the staff flagging the traffic were courteous and friendly under extreme hot days to work.
It's never been easier getting your food delivered or groceries prepared. Among local services are DoorDash for food delivery, Instacart for grocery delivery, and Walmart's and Kroger's grocery pickup services. The services are meant to free up time otherwise spent waiting in lines or shoppi…
It’s hard to believe it’s already been 14 years together, but I still find myself marveling at my wife Krystle, her strength and her determination not to multiple sclerosis determine what she can and cannot do.
The mass shooting, and another just hours later in Dayton, Ohio, claimed more than 30 lives and shattered any illusion of public safety. The killings also reignited a national conversation about gun rights and gun control in America.
If the members of the Texas House are still on Speaker Dennis Bonnen's side after they know just what he said to a political activist in a secretly recorded meeting, he'll keep his job. It comes down to trust.
Pastor Lonny Parson will be missed by those left behind, including the many touched by his ministry, first at Powderly Baptist Church, then Faithway Country Church in Rufe, Oklahoma, Victory Baptist Church in Paris and lastly Honey Grove Cowboy Church.
The fact is, barring some extraordinary event that no one can predict, the 2020 presidential race will be between President Trump and a Democratic challenger.
Animal Farm was right, the hogs are taking over, well, on Twitter at least.
Get your checkbooks out — it’s bargain time. The average price of a Manhattan apartment has dropped from $1.2 million to $1.1 million.
It is far beyond semantics that we the people of this wonderful republic have been entangled in a modifier — a modifier that has once again claimed one of the highest tolls of life and injury in our history.
Understanding property taxation is about as easy as reading a book written in binary code.
It is far past time for our public officials to stop sending their “thoughts and prayers” to the victims and survivors of these kinds of gun violence. It is time for them to do the jobs they were elected to do.
If you do the math yourself, and still find yourself agreeing with those who would compromise any of the 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights, you’d better be fully prepared to soon lose all the rest.
This raising of property taxes flies in the face of what Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas Legislature and our own representative, Gary VanDeaver, is saying.
I grieve with others across Texas this week. I hope that our leaders can pull together, not apart. And I hope Congress makes strides in bipartisan cooperation and leads our nation forward in the aftermath of another tragedy.
My heart hurt, reading this 40-year-old letter. I wondered if I wrote back. I hoped he was doing well.
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If the Cowboys can stay healthy and live up to their potential, they are certainly on the short list of teams who can realistically make it that far.
The antidote is not in a political ticket, but the way we live our lives.
As concerned citizens, we can make an effort to maintain formal politeness and courtesy in our behavior and our speech as we hash out how to constitutionally respond to historic challenges and interference in our elections.
President Donald Trump on Monday suggested the "marrying" of immigration reform to background check legislation in response to the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, during the weekend. Would you support this action?
I’m often asked why it is I love newspapers? In more than a decade of meeting print schedules, covering city councils and writing features on every-day people, my answer has never changed: I love building a community.
Michael Quinn Sullivan needs to release the complete, undoctored tape of his meeting with House Speaker Dennis Bonnen.
Republicans believe employees are capable of exercising their freedom to choose employment knowing full well what benefits may be offered.
Republicans claim to favor local control, except when local control somehow limits the profit of big business.
Hopefully, others in the community will become excited about this new adventure and join me in helping the Paris, Texas Film Office get off the ground with a donation of any size.
Byron York is chief political correspondent for The Washington Examiner.Twenty Democratic presidential candidates debated Tuesday and Wednesday night. It was the last time voters will see some of them on a debate stage.
Many people who dislike President Donald Trump think he is racist, while those who like him claim he isn’t. They contend he gets angry, and his tirades are against white people as well as minorities.
We have all learned that the division of labor in a modern marriage (or any kind of relationship) is a touchy issue. The work/life balance has to be worked out at home, too, not just at the office.
Recently, I took a fresh look at this subject when my youngest sister, Margie, born when I was 17, celebrated her 60th birthday, complete with reminiscences of her birth from all four siblings plus some other members of the extended family.
Once again the venerable Gary O’Connor, local sage and chair of the local Democrat faction, has come forth with his version of facts and opinions on the GOP, the Mueller Report and President Donald Trump.
It’s overreach by local governments seeking to set rules that don’t affect workplace safety or acceptable conditions. And it’s unwelcome here.
Someone told me I have misophonia, a condition defined by an aversion to certain sounds. Maybe that’s true, but that person was a very loud eater, so I tried not to listen to her all that often.
I hate to admit it, but I did listen to recent congressional hearings, and no matter how much lipstick you try to smear on it, the take-away was quite clear. There is a predetermined, nefarious action afoot, desperately seeking a justification.
This deal could be of assistance in addressing the migrant flow. However, it’s still unclear if Guatemala can handle such an agreement, or if they’re even willing to.