The religion, the faith, the beliefspecies owing its origin to the Babe of Bethlehem has experienced pangs and pains aplenty in the expiring year. Not necessarily in order: the mounting

Property taxes are crushing small businesses, middle-class families and elderly Texans. In 2016, property taxes levied statewide grew to $56.1 billion. That’s a burden so large that the taxman effectively

As Cole Porter slyly reminds us: “In olden days a glimpse of stocking / Was looked on as something shocking / Now heaven knows / Anything goes ....” Well, you

No room in the inn for Christ “Unto you is born this day…a Savior which is Christ the Lord.” The “babe” born was the Son of God who took upon

Concerning the recently published photo of the 50th reunion of the LHS Class of ’68 [Tuesday, Dec. 18 edition], the contributor would like to apologetically acknowledge the following omissions: photo

This week, I did something that USA Today’s executive leadership apparently hadn’t done lately: I read the newspaper’s “principles of ethical conduct for newsrooms.” The media manifesto of virtue, posted

Contrary to liberal media reporting, the Oval Office meeting with President Trump, Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was a win for Trump, both in