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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Thank you for the excellent story about my brothers last week. John Arbter wrote the most comprehensive and remarkably accurate article of any of the dozens I’ve read through the … more

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Years ago I wrote about the way so many quickly blame any and all violence on guns. This past week has been an emotional rollercoaster for the poor victims of the latest shootings, … more

Corner Column

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Well, at least if you are a tax and numbers nerd. more

Guest Column

Because I will not openly be speaking to the city council on this issue again, I conclude my statements on this issue with this example given by Mark Robinson, a representative from SWEPCO, who also made a presentation to the city council on Monday. more

Corner Column

Social media. What I contend has become the bane of our societal existence has also become the very definition of an oxymoron. more

Letter to the editor

I would like to thank each of those who helped cleanup downtown Quitman. I asked for help and you came! more

Corner Column

Fifty years ago. Once you begin having clear recollections of events that far back, it’s a stark realization of the passage of time. The retrospectives on the lunar landing a half century ago are coming at us from many quarters. more

Corner Column

For me, the Fourth of July has always meant a celebratory day of picnics and fireworks. I’m sure Thursday night’s planned pyrotechnics at the Civic Center in Mineola will not disappoint. more

Letter to the Editor

I really appreciate law enforcement. Thank you for your service. I live in Mineola, just outside the city limits. I have called the Sheriff’s Department several times – many, many loose dogs. more

Letter to the Editor

Dear Nanny State: more

Corner Column

Last week we talked in this space about snakes, and we will continue with that theme this week. I am talking about the recently convened session of the Texas Legislature. A lot of the news … more

Ag News

Driving around, any astute observer has surely noticed the abundant wildflowers on the side of the road. In my area we have worlds of Black-Eyed Susan (the yellow flower) and the white flower about … more
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