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OP-ED: Recognizing outstanding staff members at WOSMS

This week I am highlighting extraordinary members of our staff at West Orange-Stark Middle School. These employees play a huge role in the success of ... Read more

12 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: We ARE Orange Strong

Each year we publish an annual section referred to as Progress. This year’s edition is included in this edition and is called Progress 2021: We ... Read more

13 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Republicans and Democratic voters agree: We need to make sure leaders actually represent “we the people.”

More than 230 years ago, the founders of the United States enshrined their vision for our democracy in the preamble to the Constitution. Its opening ... Read more

19 hours ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: We can do better than this Texas

Snow blanketed millions of rooftops across the nation’s most prolific energy producing state. Inside nearly 5 million of those homes, unwitting Texans shivered in the ... Read more

2 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: THE IDLE AMERICAN- Another No. 88

Dallas Cowboy great Drew Pearson’s candle of hope was down to final flickers. Recently, though, the Pro Football Hall of Fame recognized the greatness of this National ... Read more

3 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Story Over a Cup- We’ll always have coffee

I found out this week that a candle warmer is a godsend in cold weather. I am perplexed at how people who live in colder ... Read more

3 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Positive Highlights- Challenging you in 2021 to end the chaos

So, let us have a one to one chat about character defamation. What is character defamation? Character defamation is when someone makes a false and ... Read more

4 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Traveling the roads around town

Ice is just as detrimental to our roads as the flood waters of Harvey and Imelda. As the frozen waters melted, new potholes were left ... Read more

4 days ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: ‘Come & Take It’ and donate to TNF

At the Texas Newspaper Foundation (TNF), we are focusing on more aggressive fundraising in the coming years. We have an eventual goal to fund all ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: My Five Cents: Winter weather cripples Texas

This week has been historic in terms of the severity of the weather across the state. I am praying for the safety of our community ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

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