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Our family had never spent a Christmas and New Years outside of Texas but this past year of 2022, because of changes in family circumstances, the whole family went to Heredia, Costa Rica. This was …

“Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly”…. Mark 9:25. This is definitely a good …

College football will dominate the TV airwaves for the next 30-40 days with the innumerable number of bowl games and the national playoffs. It seems impossible that my alma mater, TCU, has had the …

Missing the boat on soccer

The 2022 FIFA World Cup starts Nov. 20 from Qatar, with the final being played Dec. 18. Past World Cups have not been played at this time, which coincides with NFL football and NCAA college football …

As Hispanic Heritage Month draws to a close, it is time to discuss Hispanic immigration from a practical and humanitarian point of view. There have been a lot of Hispanics crossing the border …

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 — Oct. 15. Costa Rica’s Independence Day is celebrated Sept. 15, when their independence from Spain occurred in 1821. The history and the …

A recent Dallas Morning News article titled “ Water Woes — a Deepening Crisis” by Annette Nivens, special contributor, addresses the water problems facing citizens of Parker County. …

This is the third column I have written about the food crisis that exists for many of our fellow citizens. There is an old adage that says people need to hear something three times for it to be …

As we endure this seemingly unending hot dry summer, I was thinking that, for now, we are not being bombarded with negative political attack ads. They are coming as sure as September. I imagine …

The excessive Texas heat this summer of 2022 is causing a multitude of problems, especially for Parker County. Drought and water issues have been especially difficult for those of us in …

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