Commentary

Wages also key part of market’s challenges

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Five years ago this summer, we ran an editorial after a leaders’ breakfast that outlined the top local issues for our town and our county. They were: Affordable housing, childcare,

Constitutional Amendment pros, cons

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(Editor’s note: Over 10 weeks, this paper will give a pro and con outline on the issues on the Nov. 5 Constitutional Amendment election, as presented by the nonpartisan League

State Rep: Public should have say on pipeline

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Afew weeks ago, construction on the Mopac Expressway in Austin came to an abrupt halt when the workers encountered a larger than normal karst feature. Karst features are holes in

Family fought against fascism

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February 1942 was the year the first of three brothers left a small farm on Kneese Road in Gillespie County for the armed forces during World War II. The second

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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Nunsensical “Nunsense” = Ballet, tap, ventriloquism and jokes, fast and furious = Julia Child of God. Being Southern Baptist, I didn’t know what to expect, so was prepared to slip

County fair: A staple of rural Texas towns

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The oldest continuous county fair in Texas will be the highlight of our rural town once again Thursday through Sunday as the Gillespie County Fair marks its 131st year in

Constitutional Amendment pros, cons

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(Editor’s note: Over 10 weeks, this paper will give a pro and con outline on the issues on the Nov. 5 Constitutional Amendment election, as presented by the nonpartisan League

Hard-wired to build, maintain relationships

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As an extreme extrovert, spending time with people is how I get energy. It’s what keeps me going. My mom often reminds me that I can make friends with just