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You just stopped off for a pizza and a liter of soda on your way home from work. As you sit down to eat, you reach for a paper napkin and grab a plastic cup and fill it with ice. Once you have eaten ... Do your empty containers go into the trash bin or the blue recycling bin?

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As President Lyndon B. Johnson and the best and brightest of the 1960s were broken on the wheel of Vietnam, the Biden presidency may well be broken on the wheel of the Taliban’s triumph in Afghanistan.

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As many of you may know, the Texas Legislature meets every two years and they met this year as scheduled. There were hundreds of bills that were introduced and some were enacted in to law, some failed, and some of them did not make it out of the gate.

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Shortly after I went mostly blind and the smoke alarm started to sound - don’t worry there wasn’t a fire, I couldn’t help but wonder what lay in store on Monday.

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Get ready for a gut-punch when you open your latest Notice of Value from the Wharton Appraisal District. Regardless if home improvements were made, taxpayers across the Lone Star State continue to receive skyrocketing property valuations.

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A whole lot of people across Texas and the entire globe spent yesterday offering the greeting – “May the fourth be with you.”

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I knew when I took the job that there would be a chance I’d wind up in the crap – and so it was not long after arriving at the Wharton County Youth Fair that I stepped in it.

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We are just weeks away from the 44th Annual Wharton County Youth Fair. With the clock ticking down, hundreds of young people throughout the county are working diligently to complete and fine-tune their livestock projects.

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You know your life has taken an unexpected turn when you find yourself going around town asking for toilet paper.

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The most satisfying grilled cheese sandwich on the planet didn’t coming with any fancy ingredients, wasn’t made by a world-class chef and was wolfed down in a hurry.

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I was not a resident of El Campo on Sept. 11, 1961 when Hurricane Carla hit the Texas coast near Port O’Connor, but from what I’ve been told, last week’s Arctic blast resulted in more damage and discomfort to local residents and property than that powerful storm.

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As we more than happily kick the year 2020 to the curb, fervently hoping for a little better luck in ‘21, I wonder if we Americans will remember the lessons rather harshly learned.

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After continuously hearing the phrase “As we get older ...” for nine-plus years, I rather unhappily announce the transformation officially happened Saturday at 2:33 p.m.

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Three steps across the front office last Tuesday, I realized I was either wearing a dress or being slowly consumed by a sweater.

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