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Simply Speaking: Breaking the camel’s back

The proverbial straw that broke the camel’s back occurred in Mexico City on Oct. 3, 1835 when Santa Anna issued a decree dissolving the Mexican ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/03/2014 13:23:00

Guest Editorial: Celebrating the 4th, who will keep America going?

By Glenn Mollette We live in an interconnected world. Energy, cars, televisions, clothes and much more are traded among the countries. There are positives with global ... Full story

Last Updated: 07/03/2014 13:22:00

Letters to the Editor: Re: Toxic Sludge

I’m only asking because I don’t know: is the Trinity River Authority’s head honcho, Harold Barnard, the same Harold Barnard who ran State Rep. Jim ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2014 01:08:00

Guest Editorial: Iraq again, hell never ends

By Glenn Mollette Iraq - now we know where hell is. Hell is supposed to be a place of torment reserved for some people after death. ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2014 01:07:00

Simply Speaking: Remember the Alamo!

Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Well, what about Gonzales? There was a time when Texans were more cognizant of our heritage back in the day, ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2014 01:07:00

The 'unCivil War' - Afterthoughts

Having re-read my original four-part series on the “unCivil War” it seemed some of the information should be filled out to a greater extent so ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/26/2014 01:05:00

Letters to the Editor: Thanking local voters

I am writing to thank you, the voters of Ellis County and Henderson County, for your support and friendship. I am especially thankful for the ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2014 22:18:00

Personal Finance: Make sure your family has a disaster plan

June 1 marked the beginning of hurricane season. Meanwhile, across much of the Western U.S., major droughts have greatly increased the danger for summer wildfires.  And ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2014 22:17:00

Guest Editorial: When government runs health care

By Tom Purcell No wonder I am so cynical about government health care. Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that the Department of Veterans ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2014 22:17:00

Snooping on Ellis County in 2014

When Eric Snowden spilled the beans on NSA’s scooping up of information – so-called metadata – on people’s phone calls most were rightfully outraged.  The very ... Full story

Last Updated: 06/18/2014 22:14:00

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