Columns/Opinions

Fri
06
Feb

Chris Kyle embodies America and Texas

It is the stuff that makes a good movie. A secret life that can intrigue viewers; the though of a glimpse into the covered life of an American soldier, specifically an American Sniper. I have not seen the movie, not out of protest or any other such nonsense, I just have not had the time to go, but I will
 
Fri
30
Jan

Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick take office

January 20 was inauguration day for Gov. Greg Abbott, successor to Rick Perry, who completed a record-setting 14 years as governor. Abbott is the 48th governor of Texas.. 
 
Fri
30
Jan

Hang up and drive

You see the slogan everywhere, “Don’t Text And Drive.” This newspaper even makes a nice poster every year to reinforce that slogan. Really, it’s more than a slogan; it should be a law. 
 
Fri
23
Jan

More jobs for our people

By Kent Brunette
 
Creative Solutions in Health Care will soon have 80+ varying level local jobs for our people (website is CSNHC.com). Talk about convenience, once it is fully staffed, this facility will provide quality care for lots of elderly patients from Robertson and neighboring counties.
 
Fri
23
Jan

Governor Perry ends tenure with final address to lawmakers

By Ed Sterling
 
Gov. Rick Perry delivered his farewell address to a joint session of the House and Senate on Jan. 15. Before recounting various aspects of the state’s performance during his record-breaking tenure as chief executive, Perry said, “I have come here to reflect on what we have done together, and to say farewell.
 
Fri
16
Jan

Proposal would put contracts under increased scrutiny

By Ed Sterling
 
Signaling his intent to promote transparency and accountability in the 84th Texas Legislature, House Speaker Joe Straus on Jan. 9 announced that in the coming weeks the House would release a budget proposal designed to strengthen oversight of state agency contracts. The Legislature convenes Jan. 13.
 

 

Fri
09
Jan

Good-paying jobs with a short commute

For jobs at Hearne’s new Crossroads Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, please send an email with your qualifications
and contact information to 5brianmartin11@ gmail.com. Hearne interviews begin early February. Successful applicants must
pass drug and criminal history checks.
 
Fri
09
Jan

Kirby Delauter vs. the Fredrick News-Post

For those that read this column on a regular basis you know I search the Internet to find interesting stuff to write about.  Sometimes I find funny stuff; sometimes it is a bit more serious. 
 
Thu
01
Jan

Going to war over a movie?

By Dennis Phillips

It seems a ridiculous notion, to go to war over a movie. But as you look into this story you can reveal layers that could set a dangerous president in US reaction to dictatorship. As most know, Sony Pictures was set to release “The Interview” on Christmas day. Computer hackers hit Sony entertainment causing millions in losses by releasing several movies onto the internet including Sony’s holiday blockbuster “Anne.” Then the release of terroristic threats against Sony and the United States if Sony released “The Interview” as scheduled. Appearing to buckle under pressure, Sony responded by announcing they would not release the film. Several movie houses stated they would not show it, but a few, independently owned box offices opened after Sony announced they would release the movie to whoever wanted to show it.

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