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December 15, 2017

'Swamp' draining itself

Donald Trump said he was going to drain the swamp in Washington if elected. I don't know if he's the one draining the swamp of if the "swamp monsters" are doing themselves in. I've always been a strong advocate of term limits, but it appears right now that what is limiting many of these folks careers is their own bad behavior. (Insert big smile here.)

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

2014 merger study should have been 'discarded'

The article, "Unit 1, 3 residents have their say on consolidation" (Oct. 24 Daily News), gave incorrect information on what I said. It is true that I was on the Committee of Ten in 2002. However, the information I used was from the more recent feasibility study, the one presented in 2014, when I was a member of the Palestine Unit 3 Board of Education.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Congratulations on cemetery restoration

Henry Mehler, a senior at Hutsonville High School, chose the Old Hutsonville Cemetery for his Boy Scout Eagle project.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Laswell lesson: Step out of comfort zone

On a recent trip back home to Robinson, I passed a sign for Robert Laswell's estate sale. I had not realized that Bob Laswell had passed away, and I write this letter in hopes that his family, or perhaps someone who knows his family, will read this, and will accept my upmost appreciation for the impact Mr. Laswell has made on my life.

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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