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OP-ED: Living Life: Start planning your schedule now

It has been quite a while since I have been able to write an article for the paper. Between the Orange Lions Club Charity Carnival, ... Read more

3 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

From the editor: Be prepared for Nov. 2 election

There are eight proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution that will appear on the November 2, 2021 ballot. In order to appear on the ballot, ... Read more

3 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: My Five Cents: “Grandmother of Juneteenth” Opal Lee honored in Senate

The 2021 Olympic Games have begun in Tokyo, Japan. Over the next few weeks, we will all get to watch and enjoy the very best ... Read more

3 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: America will not be disarmed!

At least twenty states feel threatened by Joe Biden’s efforts to disarm Americans by federal laws if possible, otherwise by executive orders (decrees), proclamations or any other ... Read more

3 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: THE IDLE AMERICAN – Space shots and crumbling cookies

If only life could be as simple as that Blue Bell ice cream delivery guy’s view of his job. It seems to take simplicity to another ... Read more

5 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Continue fighting illegal dumping

There is a difference between dumping and littering. Littering is tossing an empty bag out of your car, tossing a bottle into the ditch or ... Read more

6 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Story Over a Cup Distractions in the digital age

I try to usually not get into generational spats, but I want to address one I have become familiar with a lot lately. In reality, ... Read more

6 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

12 years without a minimum wage raise

We’ve hit a terrible milestone for the federal minimum wage – 12 years without a raise. The last increase was to $7.25 an hour on ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: The Mom and Pop tax break

This month, millions of families in the United States will see hundreds of dollars in their bank accounts that weren’t there before. It’s so rare ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Raising the postal rates

The U.S. Postal Service’s plan to raise mailing rates could present one more damaging blow to community newspapers already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

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