Commentary

The story of Banker Smith

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A shiny new Pierce Arrow thundered down Fredericksburg’s Main Street, shattering the silence of a quiet morning, scattering chickens like leaves in the wi

Music comes home

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During the mid-1800s, the Texas Hill Country produced talented men and women, particularly in the fields of ranching, industry, cattle, and the military.

Candidates, tread lightly with 'E.T.'

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Empower Texans, through one of their many offshoot groups, “Texans for Fiscal Responsibility,” has sent a questionnaire to local candidates for city counc

OTTER — Reading for a good reason

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According to the National Center of Education Statistics, only 53 percent of children are read to daily by a family member.

Fred Gipson's treasures

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Being my day to read to fourth graders, I walked into Mrs.

Free art

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When Bart Simpson told his dad he hated art, Homer commiserated.