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Columns May 15, 2018  RSS feed
Game Warden Field Notes
     The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports.  Hunting for the Right Story  
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Trent Ashby
District 57 House of Representatives
     With the arrival of Mother's Day, we once again celebrate the wonderful women in our lives who have helped shape us into the men and women God called us to be. And while it is true that every day we should honor our mothers, it is my hope that you'll hug the neck of the women you hold most dear in your life and take some time to express your appreciation for all they have done. 
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Cooking Country
     Middle of May and it’s got to be wild blackberry season and this year the berries are plentiful. Of course we all have our first wonderfully tart berry cobbler and oatmeal enhanced with these beauties, but this year I have tried something different that I want to share with you. Paul and I have a grandson and his wife visiting us for a few weeks. 
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Peter Churchman
Lemonade Day
     Unfettered capitalism returned to some American cities - in a small way - last weekend. It was lemonade day! Lemonade day is a day that teaches our young citizens a valuable life skill, the skill of entrepreneurship and capitalism, by running a good ole’ fashioned lemonade stand. These young capitalists were not licensed, they were not permitted by the city, they had no knowledge of health codes, they were not trained in food handling, and they didn’t collect or pay taxes to the
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U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady
Brady Briefing: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is Working for Texans
     In celebration of National Small Business Week, I spent last week traveling around the Eighth Congressional District and surrounding area to meet with small businesses and their workers to hear from them directly about how the new tax law is impacting their lives.
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Leon County Sheriff’s Report
     05/02/18 At 8:12 AM, Deputy Tommy Page was asked to contact a complainant in reference to a loose livestock report at CR 418 in Flynn. Attempts were made to contact the owner of the livestock, but no one answered. The neighbors pushed the livestock back on the property of the owners. The call was then cleared.
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