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Like a GOP grocery list, the memo runs through the president, Democrats in the Legislature, diversifying the party and the age-old struggle of low voter turnout. While it reads like a list of ideas, there are glaring holes in terms of specific strategy.

If Sen. Harris had a time machine, I suspect she would go back to about exactly a year ago, when she decided to attack a federal district court nominee regarding his membership in the Knights of Columbus.

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Texas and the U.S. are currently enjoying the lowest unemployment rates in five decades as interest rates remain low and the Federal Reserve has announced it will keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in coming months. Despite risks from slower overseas growth and trade tensi…

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I’ve recently taken up walking, just a daily jaunt of nearly two miles from one end of the street to the other. I figure it’s the best way to take off these 15 or so pounds I’ve gained since moving to Paris last year.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats are trying to remove President Donald Trump from office “prayerfully,” “sadly” and “with a heavy heart.” In fact, as anyone who has been watching knows, many Democrats have been itching to impeach Trump since the day he took office.

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The latest round of tariffs is meant to strengthen our economy and assist producers of all backgrounds, like those here in Lamar County. While global trade wars might seem far away, our neighbors are seeing it play out personally in real time.

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For some reason, the very first thing I noticed on my early morning visit to the beautiful St. John Cantius Church was a statue tucked away in a corner, between two confessionals.

This year’s Black Friday was the biggest ever for online sales, as fewer people hit the stores and shoppers rang up $7.4 billion in transactions from their phones, computers and tablets. Small Business Saturday also smashed records with $3.6 billion in online sales, according to Adobe Analyt…

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I will agree that the difference between punditry and news reporting has become blurred to the point people who really should know better are allowing their own bias to not just creep into ethical reporting, but slamming into it like a well motivated offensive lineman.

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A little time every day with God, even simply communicating with him at a quiet spot at home or work or anywhere in the world. That could be the greatest gift you give yourself and everyone in your life as we wind down the year.

A NPR/PBS News Hour/Marist poll last week found "the overwhelming majority of Americans across parties say nothing they hear in the (impeachment) inquiry (of President Donald Trump) will change their minds on impeachment." The poll found that half of Americans approve of the inquiry, and res…

The 2019 Red River Valley volleyball season was memorable to say the least. Our community’s teams sent seven volleyball teams into the postseason, and four of those teams advanced past the first round of playoffs.