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Capitol Comments

Our country will never be the same. Our lives as we knew them ended while we watched terrorists...

 

She Reached Her Quarter Century Milestone

White chocolate raspberry swirl cheesecake is one of the best foods on earth. It’s official:...

 

Golden Age Center

Do you ever have bad dreams? I think we all do at some time, but I am one that seldom remember my...

 

An East Texas Mystery

The mother and her three beautiful daughters sat across from me on my university office sofa. Her...

 

Capitol Notes

We passed some great legislation this session, and over the next few months I will use my Capitol...

 

She's Traveling This Diversely Beautiful Country

So far, we’ve driven through New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, and Washington with a slight...

 

Capitol Comments

National security, defense, and supporting our military are top priorities of mine, which is why it...

 

Memories Found In Every Corner Of The Office

How could I forget? Cleaning out your office after 38 years is a daunting task – physically,... Full story

 

Federal Spending Levels Highest In History

Each year, Congress constructs a federal budget outlining spending for the next fiscal year. That bu...

 

Walter Winchell: 'And All The Ships At Sea'

“Good evening, Mr. and Mrs. America from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at...

 

Clarabelle Gets Ready For A Road Trip

Mr. Right and I spent two weeks getting ready for our month-long trip in Clarabelle the Campervan....

 

Capitol Comments

Domestic energy production drives employment and lowers the cost of fuel and electricity for...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

I love parks! We have several excellent city parks: Slick Humphrey park on Hwy. 9 and Charles...

 

Trust In The Future Brings Her Back Home

Trust. That was the word that came to me at the white stone ceremony at my church in January 2020. I...

 

Capitol Improvements

The events unfolding daily in Afghanistan are a tragedy that could have been avoided. Instead of swi...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Hope you enjoyed watching the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics that occurred in 2021 during the last week...

 

New Reporter Is Looking For The North Star

As I drove down Broadway in Tecumseh, I was struck by an excitingly strange wave of déjà vu ...

 

Her Garden Art Takes A Strange Turn

If you’re a regular reader of this column, you may remember I wrote about my garden chotchkes abou...

 

Intern Learned Along The Way From Everyone

Hello readers! This is the last week of my internship at the Countywide & Sun. On my first day I...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 29, 2021

That Summer Cold Made Her Heab Hurd

"I hab a bad code in my node." sniff, cough, ah-CHoo! Sorry, but that's how I sound right now,...

 

Border Situation Is A Heartbreaking Crisis

The most powerful thing about the achieving the American Dream is that it doesn't have to begin in...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

Those of us at the Golden Age Center have lived the past. I go into a museum and there are items...

 
 By Nick Lazzaro    Columns    July 29, 2021

The Ten Acre Observatory Nigh Sky Report

Cooler than normal weather has carried us through most of July and with it came higher than normal...

 

Time For Another One Of Those Changes

Change. A former boss once told me I don't do well with change. I hadn't known that before he inform...

 

Country Facing Serious Headwinds

Just as citizens are beginning to return to pre-pandemic routines, Americans hoping to spend more ti...

 

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