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There was a 50 year anniversary a couple of weeks ago which marked one of those moments in time some of us will never forget. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed April 4, 1968. It was a … more
Letter to the editor: On behalf of the Mineola Civic Center staff and board of directors, I want to express sincere gratitude to all the people who came over Saturday to observe Mineola’s first … more
April is the prettiest month in an East Texas garden - at least it’s my favorite month in my own garden. Early in the month the last of my early spring bulbs provide effortless color - Spanish … more
I wonder how many other people are such creatures of habit as I? I am realizing just how much so in a variety of ways. My weekday mornings couldn’t be accomplished without a regular routine. As … more
The phone call can come at any hour. Your elderly parent has fallen ill and needs your help. If you haven’t gotten the call yet, chances are you will. About 70 percent of our parents will require … more
How often have we heard someone, including parents and caregivers, say, “I was just going around the corner!” Parents who would normally take precautions to make sure their children are safe are … more
Spring has officially sprung! Not really, just kidding. However, Mother Nature has sent some of the most beautiful spring blooms I have ever seen at the Arboretum. The tulip tree and the flowering … more
During March, the Quitman Public Library is highlighting Women’s History Month with displays throughout the library. Stop by soon and check it out. On Thursday, March 15 from 1 - 3 p.m., … more
The crack of a bat and the pop in the catcher’s mitt denotes the beginning of baseball (and softball) season for area schools, colleges and the pros. The first little league game I ever suited … more
$100,000 wasted taxpayer money To the editor, In 2010 volunteers built a Jesus sign on private property, with private funds approved unanimously by the Hawkins City Council. No government work … more
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