Commentary

The great bus hijacking of 1931

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As the driver turned the lumbering Pickwick-Greyhound bus off Route 66 for a construction detour that distant pre-dawn, most of his passengers slept or tried to.

Democratic Women to meet in Kerrville Feb. 4

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Hill Country Chapter of Texas Democratic Women will hold its regular monthly meeting with a luncheon followed by the business meeting and program at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4.

2019 reminded me of the 1980s

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As the year trickles to a close, I look forward to reading all the endof-year lists from news outlets. Because I try to stay abreast of the news, I pore

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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Church-to-Church Thank you to the Gillespie County Ministerial Association and the many musicians who gave of their time and talents to provide the church-to-church walk. It was a wonderful way

First impressions of small-town life

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After living and working in Fredericksburg for over six months, I can honestly say I’ve loved it. Growing up in an urban area outside Fort Worth, I was a bit

Today, a prayer for our nation’s psyche

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Do you ever look at a roll of toilet paper and think, “someone put that on wrong.” There are “over the top” advocates, and “roll from underneath” fans. We joke

Congress helps distillers dodge tax bullet

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There’s one issue for Congress not related to impeachment, but one that certainly affects Christmas cheer (the liquid kind). A bipartisan bill in Congress was in danger of lapsing before

Our ancestors were tougher than we are

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When reading anything historical — even historically based — it amazes me what our ancestors went through. And particularly those who settled this area in the 1800s with all the

AG takes on Google business practices

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Dec. 18 released a statement in response to the United Kingdom’s assessment of tech giant Google’s market power. The assessment relates to the Online

The magic of new-fangled radio

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In the early 20th century, while people clustered in isolated villages in the Texas Hill Country, the outside world came as a voice through the air. Old-time radio was an