Repairing roads must for city
We are always wary when a government, whether it be local, state or Federal, proposes spending that would increase taxes
Give them a chance
We agree with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s decision to rescind the military’s ban on women serving in combat positions. The decision, which was recommended by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will open up new job opportunities for women serving in the military, potentially including special operations positions, and will also afford them a better chance of earning advanced leadership roles.
Keep your eyes on the prize
We’re now midway through January and everyone is back to work and school, starting to settle again into a routine. Now is the time that we need to take a moment to reassess where we are in reaching out goals.
Love at First Cite
There are many problems with legal education, ranging from its costs to its lack of emphasis on the practical skills a school’s graduates will need in the real world to the comparative lack of transparency of many law schools’ placement efforts.
Tough road ahead
We were impressed with Texas A&M University-Commerce’s new athletic director, Ryan Ivey, in his press conference last Monday.
Can consent to sex at 17, but still be in trouble
My daughter just turned 17, and has been in a relationship with an 18-year-old boy from Rockwall for the past year. I looked at her phone while she was in the shower, and she and her boyfriend have been sending each other inappropriate pictures.
Fearless predictions for this coming year
Time once again to look ahead into the great unknown which is the future and offer up my annual fearless predictions.
Legal to record phone calls in Texas
Is it legal to record conversations with my neighbors? — Name Withheld, Greenville
Boundary issues brings forth serious concerns
Two years ago my next door neighbor built a concrete retaining wall and fence between our back-yard driveways.
Surviving another Christmas
The Kellar Estate made it through Christmas — and the Great Christmas Snowstorm of 2012 — in one piece.
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