“Public servants have a responsibility to the people of Texas to perform their duties with the highest ethical standards. Adhering to these standards gives citizens and taxpayers confidence that governmental officials and employees are working for the benefit of the public. The County Tax As…

The Lufkin High School Early College High School will soon receive the Provisional Early College designation from the Texas Education Agency. What that means is that the Lufkin High School ECHS implemented all of the design elements for each required benchmark and met the state’s Provisional…

I was sitting in the drive-thru waiting for my order when I overheard a conversation between a couple of young folks working there. One was discussing her dad, who had just come through moments before me. The main topic of the conversation was the dad’s attire: Apparently, he’d been wearing …

In 2019, an estimated 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. By the year 2050, it’s estimated that number may be as high as 14 million, and anyone with a brain is at potential risk.

May held Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day and end of the school year, the start of summer and so much more. A big thank you to all those who participated and attended in the eighth annual Veteran and First Responder Family Day.

Not long ago, my heart was moved by Andrea Bocelli’s vocal rendition of ‘‘The Lord’s Prayer.’’ The words of this prayer seemed to get underneath my skin, in a good way. The New Testament writer, Luke, records these words as a reply to Jesus’ disciples’ request for knowledge. They wanted to k…

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