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That's what I think about on Veterans Day
That's what I think about on Veterans Day

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” — Elmer Davis, (1890 –1958) American news reporter, author, and Peabody Award recipient. What comes to mind when someone says, “Veterans Day?” I think about many things.

11/09/2022 09:13 AM
Some battles, we shouldn't have to fight
Some battles, we shouldn't have to fight

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” — Wendy Mass, bestselling author of 29 novels for young people. Soft spots for certain things command a place in my heart.

10/19/2022 11:09 AM
Being Transparent
Being Transparent

This column represents the thoughts and opinions of Jason Hennington. This is NOT the opinion of the Taylor Press.

10/08/2022 08:57 AM
CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS | by Gary Borders
CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS | by Gary Borders

STATE SENDS RESOURCES TO FLORIDA Texas has deployed state resources to Florida to assist in response and recovery efforts in the aftermath of the devastation caused last week by Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms to hit the United States in the past decade. “Texans understand the urgency of hurricane disaster response and recovery efforts, and our state is swiftly sending more support and resources to Florida as they continue responding to Hurricane Ian,” Gov. Greg Abbott said.

10/08/2022 08:57 AM
I might find someone there from Center
I might find someone there from Center

“Sometimes this old farm feels like a longlost friend, Yes, and hey, it’s good to be back home again.” ‘Back Home Again’ song lyrics by John Denver (1943-1997) Thoughts of skipping town for a long weekend are looming in the back of my mind again. Weekend trips are therapeutic at a small newspaper when finding time for a whole week’s vacation is like looking for a needle in a haystack.

09/28/2022 09:05 AM
The checkout time  was 1 p.m.
The checkout time was 1 p.m.

G “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” — Dr.

09/14/2022 12:20 PM
Memories real enough
Memories real enough to smell the creosote

“God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.” — J.M. Barrie (1860-1937), Scottish author and dramatist, best remembered as the creator of Peter Pan.

08/31/2022 10:02 AM
Bobby always swore the story was true
Bobby always swore the story was true

“The old man used to say that the best part of hunting and fishing was the thinking about going and the talking about it after you got back.” — Robert Ruark, author of The Old Man and the Boy. Hunting season is almost here and working on the upcoming Light and Champion Outdoor Guide for 2022 reminded me of some great hunting stories.

08/24/2022 08:20 AM
Sometimes, it’s about where you grew up
Sometimes, it’s about where you grew up

“Move to the country and build you a home. Plant a little garden, eat a lot of peaches, try and find Jesus on your own.” — John Prine.

07/06/2022 10:38 AM
Without cabooses, there's no wave for a kid
Without cabooses, there's no wave for a kid

“You leave the Pennsylvania Station ‘bout a quarter to four, Read a magazine, and then you’re in Baltimore. Dinner in the diner, nothing could be finer, Than to have your ham an’ eggs in Carolina.” — Song lyrics from “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” by Glenn Miller The silent passing of another small piece of Americana went mostly unnoticed some years ago.

06/22/2022 06:32 AM
Sports Smack
Sports Smack-Perceptions in the world of sports
05/04/2022 07:46 AM
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