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As many Texans head to grocery stores and other grocery suppliers they may go into sticker shock when seeing prices for the family Thanksgiving turkey. Prices which just a few years ago were as low as 49¢ a pound now run anywhere from $2 to $6 per pound depending on size and location. Unfort…

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I open my Thanksgiving column sharing a letter from Mr. Turkey (aka – Benji Hale). He is a fourth grade student in Lisa Rozacky’s class at Fulton Learning Center

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It’s time to set the record straight. For many months the PAC, led by Jack Wright, has relentlessly and falsely attacked the Aransas County Navigation District (ACND). Frustrated by previous failures to get their selected candidates elected to other local entities, they then targeted the ACN…

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My older brother has a job, that pre-pandemic, required a lot of air travel in the United States. Since the beginning of 2020 he hasn’t done a lot of flying around the country, but this past weekend he called on his way home after leaving a Houston Airport. He had been gone all week to some …

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I was feeling a little nostalgic this past weekend, which I’m finding happens as I get older and celebrate another birthday.

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Since coming a board at the Fulton Mansion two years ago, I routinely get a question from visitors of all ages with enthusiasm and excitement, “Is the Mansion haunted?”

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It is said, “time and tide wait for no man”. Unfortunately, sometimes an aircraft has to. In this business, we pride ourselves on our timeliness – in fact we are tracked and graded on it. If we are even one minute late blocking out (leaving the gate), we are dinged. Obviously, many factors a…

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The “citizens to be heard” portion of the agenda at local government meetings has been turned into personal highlight reels for a small group of individuals in our community.

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Is the world we’re living in getting nuttier, or what?

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It is said that it takes all kinds to make a world. And what a world it is. In this business, every time I think I have seen it all, I am proven wrong. It is common to encounter passengers who are seemingly lost or disoriented, irate passengers who unload on the hapless gate agent when a fli…

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The issues at our southern border are huge, and if President Biden, his non-engaged Border Czar “Chameleon” Harris, every Democrat and Republican in the Washington bubble, and the actual citizens of our great country don’t start taking the issue seriously, we will pay a price from which we m…

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I didn’t grow up playing soccer, and neither one of our two daughters showed a particular interest in the game. But today, my grandchildren are apparently into it.

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What a long, emotional, and love-filled week I just had. Daily trips to and from New Braunfels reminded me of the first few days after Hurricane Harvey. The daily drive was therapeutic this past week in the wake of my father’s death, just as it was after the storm.

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“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”

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Five years ago on August 25th, 2017, Hurricane Harvey slammed into Rockport with Category 4 sustained winds of 130 mph, and gusts reaching much higher. Harvey destroyed homes, ruined businesses, and uprooted lives across the Texas Coast as well as peeling off the metal roof of the Fulton Man…

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When Hurricane Harvey hit five years ago tomorrow Weston Property and Casualty Insurance Company provided the windstorm insurance for our home, and the windstorm insurance for the newspaper office was with TWIA.

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Eight days from now we will commemorate, celebrate, or whatever term you’d like to use – the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Harvey.

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