• A matter of opinion: by Tim Swaringen

    January 29, 2016

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    “If you don’t like what you hear, give your opinions, show your support or want for change by showing up to the board meetings; or even better do something about it, Run for your District’s Trustee Position.” Tim Swaringen I have been attending the BISD School Board meetings for the past six months regularly, which meets at ...
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  • A Matter of Opinion: Brownfield City Council doesn’t mirror our demographics

    November 20, 2015

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      by Eric Woods News Director, TownTalk News ewoods@towntalkradio.com   My name is Eric Woods, and I am the News Director for TownTalk Radio. And looking at my calendar today, I’ve been doing this for exactly six months. To the 4,631 folks who follow us on Facebook, and to our many advertisers, I thank you for the privilege of serving this ...
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  • Denissa’s devotionals: Finding your joy in God…takes some work

    September 23, 2015

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        “Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength!” Nehemiah 8:10b NLT     The Lord is my joy. Not my husband. Not my children. Not myself. Not my job. Not my paycheck, or my husband’s. Not anything or anyone on this earth. My joy comes from my God. This was a hard realization I had to come ...
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  • Guest Editorial: Staci Guy ‘An Open Letter To The Racist’

    June 23, 2015

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    Pictured above are the victims of the South Carolina Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church massacre. An Open Letter To The Racist By Staci Guy   Dear Racist, If there’s one thing I’ll never understand, it’s how you – the racist – can hate someone based solely on the color of his skin. Never.  I’ll never in my life understand it. I’ll never understand ...
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  • Texting While Driving

    April 10, 2015

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    Will the state of Texas pass a no texting law this session? If it does, will citizens be willing to abide by the law or will they continue texting as usual? Did you know that even five seconds that a person’s eyes are off the road equals to driving the length of a football field with ...
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  • Do Chickens Grow on Eggplants?

    January 12, 2015

    Two recent news stories have caught my eye. I’m 95 percent sure they were in jest. The other five percent leaves room for the reporters to have been serious about them, however. Sometimes I am amazed at what people really seem to believe and what is newsworthy. The first was about a Chicken Express chicken wing ...
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  • $3.97. It may say $3 but the .97 is tax on that $3. Huh?

    January 7, 2015

    I generally try to look for the best in a situation, but there’s a time to be nice and a time to vent. It’s venting time! I went into Walmart and noticed a bag of 100 unscented votive candles on sale in the Christmas clearance isle by the checkout stands for $3. That’s a deal, I ...
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  • Duct Tape and Gorilla Glue – What a Combination

    December 29, 2014

    Duct tape is like the force.  It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together.  ~Carl Zwanzig I don’t know how any household can do without duct tape. If I misplace a roll, I am tearing the house and storage room apart trying to find it or running to the store ...
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  • Just Venting

    December 18, 2014

    I think I’m going to have to vent a little bit today. I can’t figure out why, but the last few months some people have just seemed not to know how to treat others with respect, love or dignity. They seem to have all the answers and know exactly how life is supposed to be, ...
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  • If cars have seat belts, why aren’t they generally required in school buses?

    December 4, 2014

    Supposedly, because modern school buses are already remarkably safe, and because seat belts don’t work the same way in buses as they do cars, research shows. But, is that a comfort to parents who send their children on school bus trips or to children who have heard about school bus wrecks? Recently two buses tragically ...
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