Generational differences were on vivid display in the local area last week. The grand openings of two multi million dollar facilities were reminders of how earlier generations accommodated public needs and desires.
Blinn College has drawn the eye of the national media this week.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This column was written by Ronnie Stanley of Burton five years ago. It is being reprinted because Monday marks the 150th anniversary of Gen. George Custer and his wife spending some time in Washington County.
A misnomer, means “an inappropriate name.” Most often, however, it is used to mean “a popular misconception.”
According to Wikipedia, the Internet encyclopedia, a collection of proverbs attributed to Plutarch suggests that the phrase “crocodile tears” was well known in antiquity. The expression is based on an ancient anecdote that crocodiles weep for the victims they are eating.
As I sit here looking out on a drab landscape, my thoughts are zeroed in on a more sunny future, than old man winter is serving up today.
I, Uncle Sam, resolve in 2016 to:
According to an article in the Dec. 21 issue of The New American, the number of parents who choose to school their children at home is increasing rapidly. During the late 1970s, some 15,000 children were schooled at home. Now, more than two million children are homeschooled. And the trend shows that the numbers will surely increase.
Emma Lazarus’ world was different from today as she was reared in New York during the 19th century.
“Hostilities exist. There is no blinking at the fact that our people, our territory, and our interests are in grave danger.
It’s funny how things stick in your memory as you go through life.
Des Moines, Concord and Columbia, you have a problem. Your states will hold the first caucuses and primaries in the next presidential election cycle.
In reference to the article in the Thursday, Nov. 19 newspaper "College athletes and non-athletes should all learn from Missouri."
The U.S. foreign policy is a disaster. The U.S. in this case stands for utterly stupid.
One of the biggest problems Americans face these days is the extremely high cost of medicine. While some insurance policies pay the entire cost of many less-expensive medications, others require a co-payment.