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  • Being Bullies

    We’re told government protects us, but protectors quickly become bullies.

    March 27, 2014

  • larry jones cropped:color NOW HEAR THIS: OK, now it’s springtime

    This past Thursday, we officially left winter behind us and began our spring season, a time for revitalization and renewal. Another season of life begins once more for Mother Earth.

    March 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: They make a difference

    The senior citizens of Parker County and the surrounding area would like to express our thanks and love to Misty Stekoll and her crew and co-workers who gave us a wonderful senior dance on March 7th at the senior center.

    March 23, 2014

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Potential traffic hazard

    I would like to ask the traffic engineers what they had in mind when they designed the southbound double lefthand turn off South Main Street onto College Park Drive.

    March 21, 2014

  • 0912 one bday wm j kelly 2013 mug.jpg KELLY: What do you think?

    Fine dining was really not difficult to find back in the ’30s and ’40s. Today it is almost impossible to find that type of restaurant.

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • tiscione, lou.jpg TISCIONE: The straw dog

    “But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.” (John 4:23)

    March 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hamilton, Lee.jpg OPINION: Fixing Congress

    These are hard times for Congress. Its approval ratings have seen a bump from their historic lows of a few months ago, but it’s a small one. Our representative democracy’s keystone political institution is widely derided as ineffective, unproductive, irrelevant, and sadly out of touch.

    March 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Color of dogs’ tails

    Mr. May, I read your article in the March edition of “Your Family” magazine and found it interesting, some of which was similar to my experiences in politics. I spent the first 17 years of my life in Oklahoma and did not know but one person that publicly admitted to being a Republican.

    March 20, 2014

  • larry jones cropped:color NOW HEAR THIS: Rag-pickers and other ‘pore’ folk

    A few years ago, my daughter, Lori, was going through a box containing some of her late mother’s belongings, and she made an interesting discovery. Carefully tucked away in this assortment of items was a bundle of fabric pieces cut out and intended to eventually be part of a quilt top for my son, Doug.

    March 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A kind and timely gesture

    On Wednesday, my husband, adult son and I were eating dinner at a restaurant in Weatherford. It had been a long, busy day, topped off by trying to find an affordable car for my son, since he has developed serious mechanical problems.

    March 16, 2014

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