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correspondence

correspondence

June 27th, 2013

Editor:

I thank Jay Fuselier, Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Marfa, for the wake-up call in his letter last week.

There are many of us who feel the same way he does about the worthless logo on U.S. 90 west of town.

Unfortunately, we wait for the next person to say and do something about it.

May …

the anti-fan

the anti-fan

June 13th, 2013

Circle the wagons on A-Rod? Not Teixeira

By JIM GORDON

This is typical:

“I don’t know what’s going to happen. As a team, all we have to do is what we need to do. And right now that is to support [Alex Rodriguez].”

So is this:

“I would think we’d be supportive. It’s up to guys in here to support …

dick decent – droned

dick decent – droned

June 13th, 2013

rambling boy

rambling boy

June 13th, 2013

A salad bowl of language in the United States

By LONN TAYLOR

Is this a great country or what?

A recent story in the New York Times by Joseph Berger reported a controversy over the proper spelling of the word that the winner of the National Spelling Bee spelled to win the bee. The word is knaidel, a …

golliver – tin can spying

golliver – tin can spying

June 13th, 2013

correspondence

correspondence

June 13th, 2013

This Playboy “outside sculpture,” it’s just some kind of joke, right?

Right?

Peter Chase

Alpine

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As the Ward 1 City Councilman and Mayor of Alpine, Dr. Avinash Rangra, have always supported the best interests of our community, the best interests of Alpine are not always the interests of other parties, and Dr. Rangra has found himself the …

the anti-fan

the anti-fan

June 6th, 2013

Lincecum in good company with baseball bloopers

By JIM GORDON

Watching San Francisco’s Tim Lincecum slip on the mound and go down in a heap last month brought back memories — none of them good.

From the replay, it looks as though Lincecum’s right foot — the one he uses to push off the mound — loses its …

dick decent – terrorist

dick decent – terrorist

June 6th, 2013

rambling boy

rambling boy

June 6th, 2013

Kilroy was everywhere in World War II

By LONN TAYLOR

During World War II Texas was the home of several hundred military installations. Flying fields, training camps, shipyards, and hospitals were strung across the state from El Paso toBeaumont. There were so many that it is impossible to get an accurate count of them. However, …

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