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National severe weather week

This week figures to be a rainy one, with Chambers County expected to receive several inches of rain. There’s an extremely high chance of rain ... Read more

Firearms are not toys and should not be treated as such

Any loss of life is a sad occurrence. While death is a natural and inevitable part of life, modern medicine has done wonders to keep ... Read more

Farming in the New Year

As we get started in a new year, resolutions abound, and we set our sights on making improvements over the previous year. Read more

Killing dogs is never acceptable

A dog is a man’s best friend. That’s what I’ve been told my entire life and I believe that. So, I simply can’t understand why some ... Read more

LaFayette heading to polls again

It looks like it’s going to be another month before we know who will represent District B on the LaFayette City Council. Read more

First session as a state senator

My first legislative session as a State Senator is flying by, and we are already making strides to pass legislation that will benefit the citizens ... Read more

Research flawed in border wall column

In an opinion piece, John Tures (2/13/19) presented research performed by his political science students. They were looking for some objective evidence regarding the efficacy ... Read more

Celebrating Valentine’s Day

There are several stories that try to explain how Valentine’s Day got its start. According to one legend, St. Valentine was a priest in Rome, ... Read more

Depression: The Hidden Beast Inside

When the phone call arrived, I was totally blindsided by the news being reported to me. Another shining star, a young teen in our community ... Read more

Football on television after the Super Bowl?

If you turned on the television this weekend and found a football game, you were probably a little confused. After all, the Super Bowl was ... Read more

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