Columns and Opinion

Pet Talk

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If you’re looking for a unique, low-cost pet that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle, a pet turtle or tortoise may be for you.

Doug's Doorstep

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Have you ever needed something and were saddened because you didn’t have it? I think most of us have been there some in our lives. At the same time, have we ever needed anything and did not realize we already had it?

The Root of the Problem

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Despite the upheavals across our land, I have learned that life simply goes on. My wife sent me a text yesterday about a clogged commode. It is rarely coincidental that when grandkids visit, toilets have problems. In their defense, this particular sewage line has a history with menacing roots. Though the kids are an easy blame, the roots are the heart of the problem. Until I deal with the roots, I can expect issues.

La Palabra de Dios Dice

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Joel 1:1-3 Palabra de Jehová que vino a Joel, hijo de Petuel. Oíd esto, ancianos, y escuchad, todos los moradores de la tierra. ¿Ha acontecido esto en vuestros días, o en los días de vuestros padres? De esto contaréis a vuestros hijos, y vuestros hijos a sus hijos, y sus hijos a la otra generación.

County Judge’s Update

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PLEASE NOTE: We strongly suggest and hope that you will choose the discomfort of wearing a mask when closer than six feet from others, some who might be at great risk. You are not required to wear a mask at all times throughout the county, and you will not be fined or hassled if you do not. (The cities of San Saba and Richland Springs and the businesses in them may require different levels of compliance.)

Deadline extended for Feeding Texas program

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Feeding Texas applauded a decision by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to extend an application deadline for a new program that could provide families with up to $1 billion in food assistance during the COVID-19 crisis.