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Rambling Boy

Rambling Boy

September 20th, 2012

Life’s lessons learned in Winedale

By LONN TAYLOR

Last week I made a trip to Winedale, Texas. If you don’t know where Winedale is I’m not surprised. It is an unincorporated community on FM 2714 in Fayette County, four miles from the incorporated town of Round Top, which has a population of seventy and is on SH …

Star Gazer

Star Gazer

September 20th, 2012

Final frontier

By PAUL DERRICK

I have come to the decision to retire my “Stargazer” column, effective immediately.  Sorry about the short notice, but this has come about rather suddenly.

The catalyst, although not the sole reason, for this decision relates to my changed relationship with the Waco Tribune-Herald which has been my flagship paper since the column’s beginning in …

Golliver – let Romney eat cake

Golliver – let Romney eat cake

September 20th, 2012

Correspondence

Correspondence

September 20th, 2012

I sing the praises of the Texas Department of Transportation workers who use the pitch and gravel to re-surface the exercise path along Golf Course Road on the eastside of town.

Thank you so much for making and maintaining the pathway. Many people use the path for walking/jogging as well as biking, allowing them to stay off the sometimes busy road.

Don …

Rambling boy

Rambling boy

September 14th, 2012

The DRT and GLO: remember the Alamo?

By LONN TAYLOR

It may have escaped your attention, but the Texas General Land Office has recently taken over the management of the Alamo. It acquired responsibility for the shrine in September of last year, when Senate Bill 1841 became effective. State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, Democrat of San …

Dick Decent – The Marpine Shortbucks

Dick Decent – The Marpine Shortbucks

September 14th, 2012

Dick Decent – The Marpine Shortbucks

Golliver – GOP demographics

Golliver – GOP demographics

September 14th, 2012

Golliver – GOP demographics

Correspondence

Correspondence

September 14th, 2012

I have known Robert Silva since we were young teens. To say that Robert is an INCREDIBLE MAN is an understatement. Having had the honor of knowing him all these years has enriched my life tremendously.

Robert is the type of man who gives of himself to help others and forgets about himself in the process. …

Rambling boy

Rambling boy

September 6th, 2012

The long and winding road, then and now

By LONN TAYLOR

Last Thursday my wife, Dedie, and I left San Antonio at 9:30 in the morning. I was driving. I put the car on Interstate 10 and drove to Junction, where we stopped at Cooper’s for delicious barbecue sandwiches. Dedie got behind the wheel and drove to …

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