TISCIONE: So, you expect to be trusted!
Trust is a precious commodity. Once lost it may never be restored. People tend to develop trust in an individual in whom they see character. We’ve seen public figures who were once trusted and are now held at “arm’s length” because of deceptive and weak behavior.
Let the punishment fit the crime
Since the beginning of 2013, the Texas Association of Business has been involved in the movement to reform our criminal justice system. Some might wonder why the business community cares about this issue.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Writer backs candidate Vick
I, Dottie Worthington, confidently recommend Dedra Vick for the position of Parker County treasurer.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Signs of things to come
The season is starting for the “empty lot campaigns.”
NOW HEAR THIS: How do you get a start of cats?
Once, back when I was a youngster, a cousin was visiting us and while he was admiring my new cute little kitten, he asked my mother, “How do you get a start of cats?”
TISCIONE: The power of God
When Jesus began His public ministry He said, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.” (Mark 1:15)
NOTES FROM THE JOURNEY: A New Year’s benediction
When I was a kid, I always looked forward to the benediction at the end of the church service. Never mind the words, it set me free to escape the pew and talk to my friends.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Cheers for downtown décor
I don’t know if others have sent in “cheers” to the City of Weatherford and Parker County but if you guys are publishing anything about what a great job the city and county did on making the downtown square so festive during Christmas, please include our compliments among them.
KELLY: What do you think in January 2014?
I heard on the radio that in the first week of legal sales in Colorado young students were found with bags of pot sold to them via the black market. The pot was purchased legally and then resold at a big profit to those too young to purchase it on their own.
NOW HEAR THIS: Bumps along the road of life
The recent spell of extended cold weather with sleet and ice covering our roads took quite a toll on the folks of Parker County. It didn’t have too much of an effect on old guys like me who, for the most part, just sat around the fire and did a whole lot of nothing.
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