Texas Politics

Ken and Glen play ‘Where’s Waldo?’ with press, public

I t’s not all that unusual for front-runners in political contests to duck debates. That’s part of political gamesmanship. The front-runner may want to avoid giving opponents an opportunity to raise questions he or she might prefer not to answer. They’d much rather have a controlled monologue, through their paid advertisements and campaign pronouncements, than a potentially risky dialogue. Thus […]

Writer’s Roost

Membership in the ‘Old Coots’ is distinct honor for me

There are a number of advantages to growing older. One, of course, is that you are indeed growing older. And, as I always say: “Beats the heck out of the alternative.” Another “advantage” to me is being a proud member of the Old Coots, but as a mere 70ish guy, I’m still a “fresh young whippersnapper” to the more seasoned […]

Brand Name Beef



ROADSIDE CHUCK Delicious cuts of beef collected from scenic highways around the country. Flattened to the peak of tenderness. COUNTY LINE CUTS (A division of Borders Beef Co.) Steaks and stew meat with an exotic history. Green card available upon request. PENCIL THIN MEATS The closest thing you can get to jerky and still pay fresh meat prices. HYDEN HARE […]

Flashback: Burglar ring hitting South Texas schools



60 Years ago- A burglary ring concentrating on high schools is operating in South Texas from all indications. Lytle high school was burglarized last Thursday night, according to Sheriff Ray Strickland. Between $10 and $12 in cash was stolen with several checks totaling over $100. The sheriff said that the thieves forced the door of the superintendent’s office and rifled […]

Brush Country Box Scores



Ingleside 45, Jourdanton 8 Jourdanton…………….. 0 0 0 8 – 8 Ingleside…………….. 14 7 17 7 – 45 First Quarter IGL – Andy Canales 21 yard pass from JalenGross (Bryan Hernandez kick), 4:35, 1st.IGL – Jalen Gross 52 yard run (Bryan Hernandez kick), 0:00, 1st. Second quarter IGL – Martin Pruitt 40 yard pass from JalenGross (Bryan Hernandez kick), 6:55, […]

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