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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Houston Texas

So proudly we should hail

Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a closer look at the use and misuse of the American flag, and stresses the importance of its proper use. (April 17, 2014, Page 4)

Restaurant policy can be touchy subject

What do you think, or do, if you’re in a restaurant and their are some extremely loud and unruly youngsters disturbing you? One restaurant in Houston – and more and more around the country – are taking care of that issue for you by not allowing kids under a certain age in for evening dining. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the policy and its affect on families and non-families who eat out. (August 14, 2013, Page 4)

One of America’s icons saved – for now

There are iconic buildings and sites you look for on city skylines. For Editor Don Whitten, one of those has always been the Astrodome, the first of the large indoor domed stadiums. He takes a closer look at the Houston, Texas, dome and what’s going on with the nearly 50-year-old facility. (May 31, 2012, Page 4)

Abbeville native gets chance on TV series

Abbeville native Kimberly Ward will compete on the “Design Wars” reality television show that will be aired on HGTV this fall. (July 19, 2011, Page 1)

City, county officials urged to respond to Baptist

A meeting is set Monday for local officials and Baptist Hospital officials to discuss some of the particulars of a proposed new facility that would involve the current lease of the local hospital. Publisher Emeritus Jesse P. Phillips writes that the open meeting format is good and urges officials to work together for the good of the community and its health care facilities and programs. (January 21, 2011, Page 4A)

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