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Sep 12, 2019 - 00:00

•Names will not be withheld. •Letters will be edited for grammar, space and legal concerns. •500 word limit. •Acceptance does not guarantee publication. •Deadline for inclusion in the current week’s

Aug 4, 2022 - 00:00

As Texas Agriculture Commissioner, I am responsible for the licensing of more than 850 entities that currently grow, handle, sample or process hemp in Texas. Hemp and marijuana are two different names for the flowering plant known as cannabis. The legal difference between the two is the concentration of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. THC is what gives the ‘high’ feeling people associate with cannabis. By law, marijuana has a concentration of THC that is 0.3% or higher. Hemp has a concentration of THC that is 0.3% or lower by dry weight.

Aug 4, 2022 - 00:00

More than 250 teams across Texas are playing 6-man football. Not having enough students to compete with bigger school districts, small schools have chosen a different type of football to play. Different in how the game looks but none the less exciting.

In athletics, we sometimes perceive a coach or player has lost their edge or usefulness. Coaches, for example, might have served admirably for several years. Then, for whatever the reason they are replaced. For many years they were productive, then suddenly, leadership perceives they need to make a change. In the same context, players sometimes are labeled and cannot shake the coaches’ perception. Decision makers have the right to make changes as they perceive are needed. What is the perception by the decision maker?

Obituaries

Aug 4, 2022 - 00:00

Lucille Geddie was born December 22, 1925, in Colfax, Texas, to the late Eugene Matthews and Tillie White Matthews. She and her husband moved to Lancaster in 1950 and then settled back in Ben Wheeler in 1981 for retirement. Lucille had been a member of the Colfax Methodist Church since childhood. She enjoyed quilting and made more than 2,000 quilts, mostly baby quilts donated to underprivileged children. She was an avid reader and noted for her baking skills. She was a positive role model, making the best of what life offers and appreciating every moment.

Aug 4, 2022 - 00:00

Graveside services for Cecil Delbert Kindle, 92, o Grand Saline, were held Saturday, July 30, 2022, a Woodside Cemetery with Taylor Rogers officiating under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.

Aug 4, 2022 - 00:00

Services for Mary Frances Malone Kitchens, 93, of Grand Saline, were held Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline, with Bro. Billy Smith officiating.

Jul 28, 2022 - 00:00

A funeral service was held for Wilmer “Eli” Clifton, 81. of Canton, on Friday, July 21, 2022, at Lakeside Baptist Church under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, with Bro. Carlton Young officiating.