Opinion
Opinion: Every day should be Earth Day

Opinion: Every day should be Earth Day

The 50th anniversary of Earth Day was April 22, so let’s talk trash for a moment. The plastic kind. Bags, bottles, cutlery, straws, containers, razors, cosmetics, and so much more. Around the world, in our effort to package everything imaginable over the years, we are...

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Whitley succeeds Pablos as Texas’ Secretary of State

Whitley succeeds Pablos as Texas’ Secretary of State

Gov. Greg Abbott on Dec. 17 announced the appointment of David Whitley as Texas’ 112th secretary of state.  In his new role, Whitley will act as Texas’ chief elections officer, as protocol officer for state and international affairs, and will serve as liaison for...

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Good news: Prepare for holiday relationships

Good news: Prepare for holiday relationships

I very much enjoy the season we’re in right now…Christmas. It’s not so much of the lights and shopping that grabs my attention, but rather the remembrance of God’s love for us. The fact that God loved us so much, that He sent His Son Jesus down to earth to be with us,...

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Opinion: Seniors are targets for telescammers

Opinion: Seniors are targets for telescammers

Americans receive tens of billions of robocalls each year-- that’s billions with a “B.” And, you can make book on the fact that too many of them are not from telemarketers but from telescammers targeting senior citizens, says the Association of Mature American...

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Texas unemployment rate hits lowest level since 1976

Texas unemployment rate hits lowest level since 1976

Texas has its lowest unemployment rate in more than 42 years. The Texas Workforce Commission on Nov. 16 announced that Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.7 percent in October, down from 3.8 percent the prior month. It is the lowest level of...

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Good news: Thanksgiving 101

Good news: Thanksgiving 101

Ever noticed it’s the simple stuff that’s often the hardest to do? For instance, a few weeks ago during the World Series I noticed a player (making millions of dollars need I remind you) hit a ground ball and never take his eyes off the ball the entire time he’s...

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Opinion: What does it mean to be an American?

Opinion: What does it mean to be an American?

Tell me: What does it actually mean to be an American? In the press of day-to-day events and amid the ongoing tumult of politics, we don’t think about this much. Yet it’s a crucial question, one that each generation in this country is called upon to answer for itself....

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