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Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

STARTING WEEK WITH MY BOAT FULL I had great intentions for this week’s column but my boat filled up before I knew it. Between doctors visits and falling way behind, I’m playing... — Updated 1/25/2022

 

Glen Ray Green, 95, Orange

Glen Ray Green, 95, of Orange, passed away on January 18, 2022. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 22, 2022, at First Presbyterian Church in Orange. Officiating... — Updated 1/21/2022

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

ANOTHER WEEK ROLLS AROUND I'm going to start this column on a different footing this week. Let me tell you about our youngest saint, Saint Agnes, who is celebrated every January... — Updated 1/18/2022

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

WHAT'S UP WITH SENATOR MANCHIN FOLLOW THE MONEY That question has been going around for several months. First the Democrat from West Virginia said he would not vote for Biden's... — Updated 1/11/2022

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THE LEGACY OF K.O.G.T. RADIO It was somewhat sad to see the radio station shut down. It is a legend in these-here parts. I go back to 1949 with K.O.G.T., when the studio was in the... — Updated 1/4/2022

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THE YEAR 2021 WHEN WE NEARLY LOST OUR WAY When January 1, rolled around we were already facing the head winds of a worldwide pandemic, COVID-19. Fortunately a vaccine had been... — Updated 12/28/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM CREAUX AND I Here's hoping you have a blessed Christmas and Holiday Season. When I was a boy we would have been disappointed with the Christmastime weather.... — Updated 12/21/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

QUAD STATE TORNADO My first recollection about hurricanes was before they had names. The year was 1939 and the storm was the most water producing hurricane until Ike washed out Brid... — Updated 12/14/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

LOCAL CANDIDATE YET TO FILE FOR CONGRESS I have a bad head cold that I picked up from one of the snotty nosed great-grandbabies on their Thanksgiving visit. They headed home leaving... — Updated 12/7/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THANKSGIVING WAS A TIME TO REFLECT Here's hoping you had a good Thanksgiving. It's hard to believe winter begins Dec. 21 and Christmas is less than 25 days away. A new year will... — Updated 11/30/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

REMEMBERING JFK AND HIS DEATH Next Monday, November 22, will mark one of the darkest days in United States history, along with Pearl Harbor, 9-11 and the domestic insurrection on... — Updated 11/16/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

SALUTE TO OUR HEROES-OUR VETERANS Over the years, young men and women have chosen, for many reasons, to serve, starting with the Revolutionary War. On November 11, we stop to... — Updated 11/9/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR TURNS 100 For the last 28 years, on November 7, we have been acknowledging Cedric Stout’s birthday and his surviving Pearl Harbor. He was 72 then, more than... — Updated 11/2/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

IS THIS THE YEAR OF THE ASTROS I’m just going to prop my feet up, sit back and enjoy the games. Every year I look forward to the World Series but it’s even sweeter when the Hous... — Updated 10/26/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

COLIN POWELL-A TRAIL BLAZING SERVANT “Our nation lost an exemplary leader and steadfast advocate in Colin Powell.” Senator John Cornyn Powell, a four-star general who became... — Updated 10/19/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

WEIRD HOW SOME PREDICTIONS HAVE COME ABOUT Here’s one for the books. A couple of weeks ago I predicted a major upset on Oct. 9, between two big college football teams. Well, on... — Updated 10/12/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TIME FOR ABBOTT TO 'MAN UP' TO TRUMP The Texas audit saga of four counties continues. A measly review of four counties, in a state that has 254 counties, is not enough for Trump.... — Updated 10/5/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

GOP STARTS GERRYMANDERING PROCESS What the Texas Republicans proposed congressional maps shows is Republican leaders are scared as hell of suburban voters and they well should be.... — Updated 9/28/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

SEPTEMBER 22 FIRST DAY OF FALL Today begins the fall season here in Southeast Texas. There is not much distinction between the four seasons; however, this week we are seeing fall... — Updated 9/21/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

GREAT COVERAGE OF 9-11 ANNIVERSARY I was really impressed with all the coverage Saturday on the 20th anniversary of 9-11. All the networks did a great job. What amazed me the most... — Updated 9/14/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

Abbott's Approval Rating Lowest Ever A couple of weeks ago I wrote that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott seemed to be losing favor with women voters. I found that women, especially those with... — Updated 9/7/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

LABOR DAY BOUGHT, PAID FOR WITH HARD WORK As the years go by, celebrating the efforts of the working men and women, who through their crafts built so much of this country, has... — Updated 8/31/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TEXAS AND VOTER SUPPRESSION Texas is preparing to pass a sweeping voter bill that is designed to hamper minorities and elderly at the polls. Republicans are using the specter of... — Updated 8/24/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

NO GOOD TIME TO EXIT President Joe Biden said Monday he made the right call to pull Americans troops out of Afghanistan. “I stand squarely behind my decision” Biden said. He als... — Updated 8/17/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

SENATE PASSES BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE BILL (MAJOR VICTORY FOR BIDEN) The Senate voted to approve a roughly $1 trillion bill to revamp the nation’s infrastructure on Tuesday,... — Updated 8/10/2021

 

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