There's always next year

There was a faint hope this time last week that the Cowboys could make the Super Bowl. Speculation was rampant about how many thousands of dollars the cheap seats would cost in Houston if the ‘Boys made it. I almost took the bait. But then Aaron Rodgers proved he is the hottest player in the league by hijacking the game with a miraculous pass…

Columnist John Moore: A canning quest for mom

Forty-five years ago, my mother began collecting a series of antique canning jars. I can’t remember why this happened, but my best guess is that she came across one that was unique, she liked it, and she bought it. This purchase would start a chain reaction and a multi-year search for my family. Specifically, she sought green Atlas jars with

Children are a Gift: Talkative teen needs forever family

Spend some time with Jairius and it's pretty easy to tell what he likes to do.“I'm a video gamer. If you put me in front of a game I'll just look at it, and then play it all day," said the 15-year-old with a smile. This handsome young man also enjoys watching sports and is very outgoing. "I talk a lot. That's what people tell me."And nothing

Kathy Mattea set for concert March 11 at Liberty Hall

DANNY MOGLE, Kathy Mattea, the Grammy-winning singer, has added Tyler to her “The Acoustic Living Room” national tour. She will perform with Bill Cooley, her longtime guitarist and music arranger, on March 11 at Liberty Hall. She will be singing music from her latest release “Calling Me Home” and some of her earlier

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