NOW HEAR THIS: How does the economy affect you?
Growing up down on the “pore farm,” I developed a somewhat slanted view of economics and the accumulation of wealth.
Education – victories involve courage
The Texas 83rd Legislative Session is in full swing with approximately 6,000 bills filed. Issues involving public schools are frequently found front and center. Straight to the point – our public education, a system where local schools are held accountable by local communities, is seriously being threatened.
Letter to the Editor - April 14, 2013
Running this spring for school board is Ashley Duncan Conlon, who is a product of Weatherford schools. Ashley grew up in Weatherford and graduated from WHS in 1991.
FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT: Info on the WISD bond proposal
On Feb. 22, 2013, Weatherford ISD school board members unanimously voted to call the district’s first bond election since December 1999. The $107.32 million bond election addresses safety and security, building capacity and capital improvements for the next 10 years, as well as technology improvements at each of the district’s 11 campuses.
TISCIONE: Clear, yet not seen …
I appreciate clarity. It is good to hear a communicator who clearly says what he means.
CARTER: Attempting to follow Jesus
One of my faith heroes, Gordon Cosby, died recently at the age of 94. In 1950, he and his wife, Mary, founded the Church of the Savior in Washington, D.C. He came to the nation’s capital, believing that their mission was to help a relatively small group of believers “to be the church,” uniting blacks and whites in relevant ministries, especially to the poor.
Letter to the Editor - April 12, 2013
Our president apologized to the world, telling that America was arrogant and under his leadership America would be more loving and compassionate.
Letter to the Editor - April 11, 2013
The new link between meat consumption and heart disease, discovered by Dr. Stanley Hazen of the Cleveland Clinic, is just the latest evidence linking meat consumption to killer diseases that cripple, then kill, 1.3 million Americans annually.
Letter to the Editor - April 10, 2013
Back when Obamacare was shoved down the collective American throat, a few people – very few people – said “this will be the greatest thing since sliced bread.” My last letter talked about the chilling affect this “law” was having on my brother’s painting business in Pennsylvania. The huge increase in healthcare coverage will most likely stop the expansion of his business.
NOW HEAR THIS: Offensive and amoral behavior
Every time I turn on my television, I never know which reaction will be strongest, my anger or my gag tendencies. On this, I can assure you that normally each is “right up there.”
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