Commentary

State eyes rules for hemp production

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AUSTIN — Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller on Oct. 29 announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s release of interim final rules for the U.S. Domestic Hemp Program. The rules, part

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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STR limitations The city recently had an information sharing meeting in which one topic addressed was Short Term Rental (STR) ordinances. We hear a lot of negatives about STRs, but

Blame needs sharing in House Speaker mess

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If a Speaker of the Texas House who had a successful first session was caught dirty dealing, would you entrust him to another term? That’s what legislators were having to

Hot issues or not, get out and vote

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Whether we are voting on presidents or local petitions, we owe it to this country to make our voices heard through the ballot box. We will not go over our

‘War’ broadcast spooked a nation

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Imagine being a 23-yearold thrust into a national scandal. Imagine a dramatization you drew up ended up freaking out a portion of the nation. And imagine being fooled by a

The Nimitz: A hotel with a storied history

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The list of famous people who stayed at the Nimitz Hotel has long been a topic of lively beer hall debate. After participating in quite a few of these seminars

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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Three shootings While state lawmakers carry on with research panels on gun violence, there has been yet another mass shooting. This time the shooter got away. This is the third

We say ‘Yes’ on 9 of 10 state ballot votes

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We’ve listed pros and cons, now Texans will vote; we say ‘no’ on lone local proposal Over the past 10 weeks, the Standard-Radio Post has run a nonpartisan pro and

A day for Dobie, the forward-looking Texan

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“The Longhorns.” “The Mustangs.” “The Voice of the Coyote.” “Tales of Old-Time Texans.” “A Vaquero of the Brush Country.” These are some of the books written by the late J.

Terror prevention programs get funds

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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Oct. 15 announced $61.2 million in Homeland Security Grant Program funding to support state and local efforts to prevent terrorism and prepare for threats