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There are multiple problems facing the NFL right now from declining ratings, controversies surrounding players’ political actions and the seemingly unsolvable problem of concussions. However, none … more
AUSTIN — August 25 marked one year since Hurricane Harvey's battering winds and torrential rains brought death and destruction to coastal and inland counties of Texas.Repairs and rebuilding in … more
When you look down at the bench and see a coach barking instructions to their team on the court, putting their arm around a player on the bench or grabbing a dry-erase board during a time-out, … more
I’m not exactly proud of this but I’ve become a little numb to the school shootings and mail bombs. My boyfriend won’t let me open an Amazon package unattended, and that actually makes me … more
AUSTIN — The primary suspect in a string of terrorist-style bombings died in his pickup truck on March 21. Mark Anthony Conditt, 23, of Pflugerville, detonated explosive devices in his truck on … more
There are several events coming up that you need to keep in mind, and I’m not talking about a rock concert or a movie release. more
This letter is to all members of the Sealy EDC, and to welcome the new director, Robert Worley. We want to officially send our sincere “thank you” out to all of you for working with us towards … more
Among my hundreds of thousands of hours in the gym, there are a few moments that have stuck with me through the years. A scrimmage decades ago, when I was playing in high school, is one of those … more
Dear citizens, The Sealy YMCA Board of Directors would like to give everyone a short update on where we are and where we are headed. We have had tremendous support from donors from all parts of … more
I must say, I am blessed to have grown up in a city that has experienced so much winning that some children didn’t even know which team they were really celebrating. more
To the editor, I attended the monthly meeting of San Felipe city government this month to voice my complaints. Needless to say, they are not happy. I have no secrets about this city management and … more
It’s been said that in order to be a good writer, you have to be a good reader. Our grasp for the English language, vocabulary and ability to turn a phrase is honed by reading and, I think, by … more
To the editor, My grandson was bullied, but I sat him down and taught him a nursery rhyme, “Stick and stones may break my bones, but words will never harm me.” The next time that young man … more
Earlier this month, I went on the Azalea Trail in central Houston. It was a beautiful way to spend a few hours - soaking up the first springtime rays of sun, taking in the gorgeous flowers, and … more
A couple months ago I wrote a column where I mentioned whenever a news item had the state of Texas in the headline I’d always look at it immediately thinking I’d be close to wherever it actually was but in reality, this state is just too big for that to happen that often. more
The following is a scenario based on real events. Any names have been changed to avoid embarrassment and grammar-shaming. more
Currently, and for the third time, we have a toddler right square in the middle of the “terrible twos.” If you had asked me for advice about this phase of toddlerhood with Parker (our oldest), I … more
It’s ironic that I carried around a preview copy of Ken Coleman’s book “The Proximity Principle” with me for about three months before finally carving out the time to read it. more
I asked a new neighbor about his bumper sticker about saving Lake Travis. He asked why I was interested. more
AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott and the governors of California, Puerto Rico and Florida on Jan. 24 asked U.S. House and Senate leaders to hurry up and pass supplemental disaster funding, and to send the … more
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