Columns/Opinions

Wed
10
Dec

Kendal Hemphill

My regular, loyal readers (all 2 of them) are no doubt looking forward to this week’s column, since they’ve probably heard about the recent National Geographic Drunk Bird story, and expect me to wax eloquent about it. If not that, they may have caught wind of the 100 brains that went missing from the University of Texas, and expect a story about that, although my Aggie friends have expressed the opinion that they weren’t aware of 100 brains at UT to begin with
 

 

Wed
03
Dec

Kendal Hemphill

Since last February or March,  when I wrote about the black rhino hunt auctioned off by Dallas Safari Club, I’ve been inundated with angry complaints written on recycled paper in biodegradable ink. Well, maybe not inundated. But I have received lots of complaints.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Texas Times

As Texans gather with our loved ones and friends in the coming days to celebrate Thanksgiving, I am reminded that so many of our blessings would not be possible without the contributions of our men and women in uniform—past and present—and the families who support them from the homefront.
 
Wed
19
Nov

Kendal Hemphill

As a rule, I generally avoid making predictions about events until after the event has actually occurred. Call me a rebel, but I find it easier to prognosticate accurately from the perspective of hindsight. Most of the time I’m 
able to foretell things exactly as they happened. So, sometime after 7 December, I plan to let my readers know what will happen to Paul Rosolie on that date. Stay tuned.
 
 
Wed
12
Nov

Salute to a Forgotten Patriot

What does baseball, spies and the Medal of Freedom have in common? Here is history few ever knew... When baseball greats Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig went on tour in baseball-crazy Japan in 1934, some fans wondered why
a third-string catcher named Moe Berg was included   
 
Wed
12
Nov

The Idle American

Zane Sterling understands odds. After all, he rose through the working ranks in Reno casinos, including pit boss duties for 13 of his 20 years in Nevada. And he’s lived to tell about it— even gain from it—thanks to extensive “people watching.”  
 
Wed
29
Oct

Early Voting underway for General Election

Early voting began Monday, October 20th, and runs through October 31st, on the first floor (West end) of the San Saba County Courthouse and will be open Monday - Friday, 8a.m. to 5 p.m. Election Day is November4th. Polling locations are as follows: Precinct 1, 2B, 3B, 4A - Fellowship Hall First Baptist Church, San Saba
 
Wed
22
Oct

Commissioners’ Court holds regular meeting

The San Saba County Commissioners Court was held on Tuesday, October 14th at 9:00  .m. in the County Judge’s Chambers. County Judge Byron Theodosis welcomed everyone to court. County Commissioner Rickey Lusty gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags 
 
Wed
22
Oct

San Saba City Council approves vehicle purchases

The San Saba City Council held a Regular Session on Tuesday, October 14th at 6:00p.m. in  he Council Chambers. Mayor Ken Jordan called the Session to order and announced a quorum present. Alderman Shawn Oliver gave the invocation followed by everyone joining for the pledges to the American and Texas flags  
 
Wed
15
Oct

Kendal Hemphill

“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” ~ Abraham Lincoln ~ Most of us who hunt and fish and eat red meat wonder, when we hear of the ridiculous behavior of antis, how anyone could be so clueless. To those with the facts, who understand that hunters and anglers pay the great majority of the cost of preserving wildlife habitat and enforcing game laws, it’s obvious that without us wildlife would suffer, and some species would
disappear
 

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