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DeSoto Resident Tremaine Kemp Receives State Fair of Texas Grant

DeSoto resident Tremaine Kemp recently received a scholarship grant from the State Fair of Texas. Kemp was one of seven recipients awarded Seasonal Employee...
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The Gospel Truth: Jowanda E. Jordan

Longtime Educator Leaves Legacy Of Culture, Pride, Musicianship COMMENTARY—It was my second trip to the campus of the oldest Historically Black College west of the...
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NYT Op Ed: How Major Newspapers Once Handled Anonymous Sources

Our Publisher Marlon Hanson provides some insight on how newsrooms and publishers once handled anonymous sources It has been many years since I was with...
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Angel In Corduroy Part 1

The sun had long set over the desert city of Phoenix, as the driver dropped me off at the airport. The last three days...

From The Cool Side Of The Pillow

COMMENTARY—Historians tell us that in his later years American forefather Benjamin Franklin indicated he had trouble sleeping. In the summer, Philadelphia must have been...
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Sports And Life Lessons From My Grandfather

Father’s day is a holiday that is often underappreciated by the mainstream media. Television commercials, advertisements, flower companies and Hallmark cards are dedicated to...

Bitten On The Thigh

Searcy, Arkansas is a small, quiet hamlet with fewer than 14,000 folks. The town sits northeast of Little Rock, just off Hwy. 67. The...
Senator West: What all motorists need to know

Senator West: What All Motorists Need To Know

By Senator Royce West DALLAS—Some months ago, in the aftermath of the events that would result in the untimely and needless death of Sandra Bland,...
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South of the Border – Down Mexico Way

It started off with a trip along and near the Rio Grande, with stops in El Paso, Presidio, Marfa, Fort Stockton, Alpine, Lajitas, Sonora,...
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The Inexplicable Stairs – Chapel Of Our Lady Of Light

COMMENTARY—Albuquerque sits like an arid jewel on the fringe of the Sandia Mountains at the base of the Turquoise Trail. The city is one...