The Texas Legislature wrapped up this year’s lawmaking session on Sunday. Although members of the House and Senate touted wins for both Republicans and Democrats, tensions are rising between the legislative bodies amid criticism from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. What would you grade this year’s leg…
Gathering community feedback and hosting several intense meetings has led to a plan I feel will serve Clarksville ISD students and staff well.
Every American who loves this nation ought to demand a bipartisan, independent investigation that sheds light and seeks truth.
Republicans won. I scratch my head. What are they afraid of?
I am starting a project to address cyberbullying on social media. There are plenty of programs about cyberbullying, but unfortunately not a universal plan to eliminate this problem plaguing society.
There’s this fascinating little story tucked away in the Gospel of John about some accusers who brought a woman to Jesus; a woman “caught in the very act of committing adultery,” they claimed.
I was appalled upon learning of Gary O’Connor’s recent racial slur towards Sen. Tim Scott.
My history writing buddy, Marvin Gorley, has never understood my dislike of this county being named for Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar.
I am writing this letter in support of the proposed bond issues for North Lamar.
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and CASA for KIDS is raising awareness of the need for more dedicated members of the community to step up and become CASA volunteers.
Texas is still about 13 million people away from herd immunity to the coronavirus. The state is chasing that goal even as Texans begin to act like the pandemic is over.
I am submitting this article in support of the bond proposal for North Lamar Independent School District.
I am a North Lamar graduate. I grew up in this community, and after college my husband and I moved back and raised our family in Powderly for the last 30 years.
America and the world have been down emotionally. Sickness, death, business failures and our Covid lifestyles have taken a lot out of us. We want to live again. Easter is about life, new life.
I am furious. Texans have died, and millions of us were left freezing in the dark. Somebody in state government must take charge of this mess and regulate, regulate, regulate to make sure that these companies do their job.
Do we still “hold these ‘inalienable truths and rights’ to be self-evident and government protected” or do we need to regroup, reclaim and re-declare our founders’ American constitutional republic in spirit, faith and law?
With state lawmakers immersed in the Covid-19 pandemic response and Texas’s electricity failures, the public’s access to information must be at the forefront of the Legislature’s actions.
This week I have spent a couple hours questioning our county judge and one of our commissioners, separately, about the Capital Improvement Project being presented.
During the 2020 campaign, candidate Joe Biden promised to undo President Donald Trump’s border security policies. He pledged to halt all deportations for 100 days and allow asylum seekers who enter the United States illegally to stay in this country while their cases are considered, rather than wait in Mexico, as Trump required.
It is time for all of us in the legislature to accept the responsibility for millions of Texans going without power. We must make these structural changes to protect our citizens and our economic development efforts.
America has been a great land of opportunity for all because it has always allowed free speech, regardless of the facts presented or intelligence of the individual.