Commentary

Two-steppin’ in Texas doesn’t come naturally

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The Texas two-step is the staple move of dance floors across the state, so common that most people in the state could do it with their eyes closed. But it has a history.

The 'Silent State Tax'

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Our public school finance system in Texas has been broken for the past three decades, yet no meaningful solutions have been passed and implemented.

Let’s remember, honor ‘first Texans’

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Various Native American tribes came to Fredericksburg last weekend to Marktplatz for the Traditional American Indian Society’s “Honoring the Past” Powwow.

FISD trustees: Schools support needed

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The 85th session of the Texas legislature adjourned this year without addressing the crisis in K-12 education funding.

Chesnutt: traditional honky-tonk

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No current artist comes close to keeping alive the sound of traditional country music more than Mark Chesnutt.

Adam West lit up a boy’s imagination

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“Mom, can you fix this?” my brother and I asked, holding up bath towels and rubber bands. She knew the drill: Fasten these around our necks so we would have capes.

Our job is news — good and bad

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Sooner or later, bad things happen even in the best or safest of towns. Two bad wrecks last week highlighted that fact that shattered our small city’s sense of calm.