Be an educated voter, be informed on Texas judicial races

Dear Editor: Voters pay little attention to important judicial elections. Appellate judges influence everyday life and the Texas economy. Texas has enjoyed better economic conditions than other states, especially during the Obama economy. Texas is attractive for … [Read more...]

Is Petrolia a Canadian province?

Dear Editor: Some guy in Petrolia is flying a Canadian flag at his house. Does anyone know who it is or why he would do such a thing? John C. Yeager Henrietta … [Read more...]

Attend games to support players, not to degrade them

Dear Editor: I would like to address spectators in our stands at sporting events. It's very sad to see adults screaming from the stands at high school players, and calling them out about their performance. Shame on you! We are there to support not only our team but … [Read more...]

Nine Man Board thanks Pioneer Reunion volunteers, supporters

Dear Editor: The 82nd Annual Clay County Pioneer Reunion and Rodeo was a wonderful celebration this year. The rain and cooler temperatures were just what were needed. This Reunion was a complete success from the kickoff on Sunday with the Power in Praise Service … [Read more...]

Family drives up on mobile meth lab

Dear Editor: I address this to all my rural friends, neighbors and family. This past weekend, my husband and son drove up on people with a Nazi meth lab. They were cooking it right at the entrance to where we live, on a public road and in broad daylight. They slammed … [Read more...]

Obama propagates culture of corruption

Dear Editor: Following the gun bill defeat, Obama, exploiting the Sandy Hook tragedy, said, “This was a pretty shameful day for Washington.” That was a great day in Washington. The Constitution was upheld. Obama’s administration cost American lives in Benghazi and … [Read more...]

Thank you for Goodwill donations

Dear Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the residents of Henrietta who donated to Goodwill Industries this past Saturday during their citywide garage sale. With your support we were able to fill a 26-foot box truck and a 16-foot box truck to … [Read more...]

Not a tax, but an investment in the children of Petrolia CISD

Dear Editor: When this big city gal fell in love with her country fella 40 years ago, I didn’t realize I’d fall in love with his small town of Byers, with Clay County and the rural way of life.  But I did.  I fell in love with the people, their sense of community, … [Read more...]

Uniform reimbursement meant to stir controversy

Dear Editor: We have a crisis in the Clay County Commissioners’ Court. Commissioner Gee has requested an agenda item for the meeting scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2013 to demand a refund from Kinneth Sluder of his already paid uniform allowance. The March 11, 2013 … [Read more...]

We salute you on Ag Day

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Dear Editor: I speak for the people working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. We all are proud to be partners with the men and women who farm and ranch in Texas. Agriculture is an honorable profession and we are honored to do our part to help. We salute you on … [Read more...]