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HORACE MCQUEEN: Request for Rain – and Higher Cattle Prices!

We are ready for a frog strangler of a rain — that will bring new life into hay meadows and pastures. Hay baling pretty...

THE WEEKENDER by Clyde Black 3-26

By Claire Cooper Black The Strong Woman  “I have the electrician’s cell phone number” We moved to Houston County in the spring of 2002.  We have been...

HORACE MCQUEEN: Persimmon Seed and Winter Predictions

Several readers have asked about the story told by persimmon seed. So, we harvested some of the orange fruits off a couple trees in...

Chasing the Creator not the Calling by Shirley Prihoda

We’ll Be Coming Around the Mountain There’s a flat-topped mountain overlooking the Dead Sea in southern Israel named Masada. A magnificent palace once stood there...

THE STRONG WOMAN: Pick Your Poison

The Strong Woman: “Pick Your Poison” By Claire Cooper Black theweekender@live.com The Texas Legislature is in session this year from January 8, 2019 thru May 27, 2019. ...

EVER WONDER: Why is the Sky Blue?

By Jacque Scott Why is the Sky Blue? I was looking back at some of my old columns from 2006.  I started writing for The Messenger...

HORACE MCQUEEN: Fruit Tree Time Is Here

Few things taste better than a juicy peach or plum picked off your own trees — not from the grocery store. More folks are...

Houston County Lake Report

91F afternoon surface water temperature, water stained, and normal level. Very good black bass to 11 pounds 8 ounces and 9 pounds 2 ounces around...

SUNNY THOUGHTS FROM SUNSET 4-5

What an Easter Sunrise celebration we had at the Sunset church on Sunday!  Felders Chapel Pastor Randy Shipman brought the resurrection message, and many...

EVER WONDER: Highways

By Jacque Scott Highways Think about our great systems of roads.  How did they come about?  How did they get started? Did you know we owe...