During the holidays, you see, hear, and read of the Christmas-Nativity story as we’ve come to know it and love it, but the holy scriptures do state some things about the birth of Jesus clearly. Over the centuries, many folks around the world have, shall we say, “interpolated” a few details i…
On Black Friday, I had no plans. So I decided to travel to several places just to see what the heck was so special. Wow, was I shocked to view how people acted on this special day of sales. From Harker Heights to Lampasas, in stores from Best Buy to Wally World, where all you see is electronics going out the door and people parking up front to get the “big deal” — it was sad. It was obvious some of those people spent their rent money just for a big screen TV — which could have been put on layaway for the same price.
Since living across the parking lot from the burned downed apartment building on Sunset Lane, I have seen firsthand the impact it made on the area and on my family.
Well, I made it to the end of my term. I was term-limited. So, I could not seek re-election. Marty Smith won the election vote for position #4 and is going to be sworn in on the Nov. 19. I wish Marty good luck in her term as a city council member and know she will thoroughly enjoy serving our city.
Veterans Day is a day when we can thank our veterans for giving us the freedoms we have today. To me, every day is Veterans Day. We should thank our veterans for their service to our country. Freedom is not free. Many have given their lives for the freedom that we have. We should be dedicated to helping our veterans and their families.
On Nov. 5, the residents of Copperas Cove will be asked to approve $6 million in funds for the construction of a new fire and police substation for the eastern portion of the city, specifically in the area of the Five Hills shopping center.
Last Sunday as I was in the kitchen baking a cake, I watched my husband swinging a mop.
As I am writing these words, we are on day nine of the government shutdown. I turn on the news at 5 a.m. every day hoping a solution will be announced.
I am not a political person. I believe there are two things you cannot have sane and rational conversations about: politics and religion. Because of this, I have avoided the political theater and have often been in the dark about what was happening in this country.