Gators and stuff
As the professional golf tournaments make their way around Florida and the southeast (they’re in New Orleans this week), I have noticed that they play amongst a plethora of exotic wild life — especially alligators. I don’t think I like alligators
In the middle of it all
It’s been a big week, and as of this writing there’s still plenty more to come, but I am struck again by how fortunate we are to live where we do.
It seems somewhat fitting in my eyes that we will have a celebration of Bobby Fluker’s life during the weekend of Derrick Days. He passed away after a short illness on Thursday, April 25.
Bobby was many things to many people, but to me, he was always the face of Derrick Days.
Letters to the Editor 4/27/13
Our rights in danger
To the Editor: In reference to the Corsicana Daily Sun article dated April 4, 2013, the president has already trampled on our First Amendment religious freedom, forcing people to pay for contraception and abortion — now he is tackling our Second Amendment rights. He uses children when politically expedient.
Is God just?
The senseless bombing at the Boston Marathon last week set off a number of emotions: horror, grief, confusion, anger. Most of us joined our government leaders in calling for justice.
I have never been much of a fisherman. As a kid, I started fishing for brook trout with a stick, some store string, and a bent safety pin. I kid you not — I caught my first keeper on such a rig. I graduated to a real rod and reel and then my pride-and-joy was a spun-glass, two-section fly rod.
First off, let me say a heartfelt, emphatic “Congratulations and way to GO!” to the United Way, and its executive director, Marianne Mitchell. They set a goal of $366,500 for fundraising this year, especially lofty in light of the economic times
Guest Commentary: On the topic of exporting
In the 1990s, California was America's export champion. In 2002, Texas took the lead and never looked back. Is your small to medium size Texas-based company ready to jump on this wagon train traveling across borders in search of new prospects, customers, and profits? How do you get started? Where do you turn for help in the Lone Star State?
When suicide strikes
The world was stunned two weeks ago when Rick Warren’s son, Matthew ended his life with a self-inflicted gunshot. Author of one of the best selling books of all time, The Purpose Drive Life, with more than 20 million copies sold world-wide, Rick Warren and his wife, Kay, have been open about their grief and the long struggle with their son’s mental illness that led up to his suicide.
The Taxpayer’s Blues
Them ides of April ain’t nothin’ but bad news,
Cause the man say I got to pay my dues.
How I’m gonna pay them, I have no clues,
I got them low-down Taxpayer Blues.
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