Boot Hill-Tombstone Territory “A town too tough to die”

A Visit To Boot Hill: Tombstone Territory

Tombstone "A Town Too Tough To Die" They fought during life, now they rest peacefully beside each other for eternity. There was a Boot Hill...
Feeding Texas

No School Lunches: Food For Thought

Summer Meals Program Critical In Absence Of School Lunches During the summertime, we usually envision children running through sprinklers, learning new skills in camps, playing...
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The Trouble With Towing Companies

DALLAS — Ok - honesty check. I was a bit late to the office Wednesday morning. Not because I overslept, traffic or even let...
Roof, Whitman and Johnson: Terrorists Or Just Simply Deranged Young Men?

Roof, Whitman and Johnson: Terrorists Or Just Simply Deranged Young Men?

COMMENTARY—Remember Dylann Roof? Well you should. Roof, who is white, could face the death penalty if convicted of his heinous June 2015, crime, causing...
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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...
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Winning The World Series: Every Boy’s Dream

COMMENTARY—Somewhere around midlife, you realize that many of the dreams you had as a little boy and nearly all the hopes you had as...
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No State Title For Coach Reginald Samples Is No Disgrace

COMMENTARY—Saturday night was heartbreaking, not only for the Duncanville Panthers fans but for the supporters of Head Coach Reginald Samples. After battling back to regain...
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Philosophizing While Cleaning Out My Sock Drawer

  There are times when life is overwhelming. It offers so many choices. There are even some things that need to be done immediately. When...
Father's Day

Grateful For The Things That Matter

My Dad Is Special To Me CEDAR HILL—What separates my dad, Clarence Black, from others is his sensitivity and compassion. My dad always shows me...

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...