fear and hopelessness

Angel In Corduroy: Part 2

The flight was called and I boarded quickly and got comfortable. Since I was first class and plagued by a limp, I was first...
Pigeon

Billy – The Boy Who Loved Pigeons

My teaching career was broad and expansive. The first decade was spent teaching in small districts the size of Benjamin (97 students) and as...
neighborhood walk

Journey To Mountain Creek

It felt like spring today. A nice, fresh, gentle breeze bumped up against temperatures near 70-degrees. Some areas of north Texas have received over...
Nueces Justice: The Tumbleweed Saga

“Nueces Justice: The Tumbleweed Saga” Book Review

Nueces Justice: The Tumbleweed Saga Mark Greathouse offers the first book in a new series, “Nueces Justice: The Tumbleweed Saga.” The tale focuses on a...

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...
Dallas Police Shooting restores faith in humanity

Dallas Police Shooting Restores Faith In Humanity

First Person Account Shows Race Relations Are More Than Just Black and White By Ebony N. Smith, In Her Own Words After last Thursday I will...
driver responsibility program

End of the Road for Driver Responsibility Program?

COMMENTARY—The Texas Driver's Responsibility Program (DRP), criticized for its overly-complex structure and the fact that funds collected are often diverted to other state needs,...
Joshua C. Johnson Editor

Remembering Joshua C. Johnson

Joshua C. Johnson 1982-2019 How does a wordsmith run out of words? No, I’m not speechless, I could talk about our friend and editor’s merits...

DeSoto East Middle School Students Thrive Through Daily Mentoring

DESOTO—Today I’d like to take this moment to send a shout out to a few very special young men. These young gentlemen, of their...
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...