David Hejmanowski: The power to close the door

David Hejmanowski: The power to close the door

“Given the tragic attacks in Paris and the threats we have already seen, Texas cannot participate in any program that will result in Syrian refu...

November 20th, 2015 |  


Letter to the editor: ‘Letter’s vitriol is of real educational value’

To the editor:A letter from the Nov. 9 edition of The Gazette (“In defense of Dr. Carson’s comments”) provides local teachers with a...

November 20th, 2015 |  


On religion: The many layers of Jesus’ parables

On religion: The many layers of Jesus’ parables

Each of Jesus’ parables has many layers. That’s why they’re so popular – and powerful.Look at the Parable of the Good Samarita...

November 20th, 2015 |  



Letter to the editor: ‘Take a stand for what you believe’

To the editor:Most of the time my husband and I read letters to the editor written by the same writers, arguing the same positions; and we think the b...

November 20th, 2015 |  


Brad Ross: Cover-crop use becoming more popular

Brad Ross: Cover-crop use becoming more popular

If you have traveled on U.S. 23 south of Delaware in the past few weeks, you probably noticed the “Star Wars”-looking piece of farm equip...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Tom Burns: Auriga, the Mighty Charioteer

Tom Burns: Auriga, the Mighty Charioteer

Auriga, the Charioteer, is one of those constellations that would have been instantly recognized by our ancient forebears. Sadly, the stalwart Chariot...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Gloria prays for deer, serves up an Apple Venison Ring

Gloria prays for deer, serves up an Apple Venison Ring

Editor’s note: In my travels to Amish settlements from Maine to Montana over the past 25 years, I have seen varying views about hunting. As paci...

November 16th, 2015 updated: November 16th, 2015. |  


Letter to the editor: Liberal letter writer’s accusations are ‘trash’

To the editor:Bigot. That’s what ultra-liberal Tony Marconi accuses me of being in his letter to the editor Nov. 11 (“Reader ‘entitl...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Letter to the editor: Lincoln’s address ‘raised the moral plateau of the war’

To the editor:As this 152nd anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, 1863, approaches, I find it interesting to look behind the e...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Nicole Fowles: Library ready to celebrate new Star Wars film

Nicole Fowles: Library ready to celebrate new Star Wars film

The latest episode in the Star Wars epic space series comes to a theater near you on Dec. 18. “Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens&...

November 14th, 2015 |