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Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

HUNTER BIDEN FOUND GUILTY President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden was convicted by a jury on Tuesday of lying about his drug use to illegally buy a gun, a verdict Democrats may s... — Updated 6/11/2024

 
 By Roy Dunn    Columnists 

Down Life's Highway

No Record but Good Average If you live an active, busy life, old age will creep up on you. Life is on a fast track. You are always looking back wondering where the last 10 years... — Updated 6/11/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

PHELAN NOW FACES BATTLE FOR HIS SPEAKERSHIP Dade Phelan, who won his runoff by fewer than 400 votes, will need to mend GOP relationships, build coalitions and possibly even rely on... — Updated 6/4/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

SPEAKER PHELAN BEATS PAXTON’S REVENGE Dade Phelan, Speaker of the Texas House, has beaten David Covey in a runoff election that pitted Phelan against Texas Attorney General Ken P... — Updated 5/28/2024

 
 By Roy Dunn    Columnists

Down Life's Highway

A personal hero that left his mark on a little boy, that followed him to old age. Back in the 1930’s times were hard around the country but in the Cajun parishes of Louisiana t... — Updated 5/28/2024

 
 By Roy Dunn    Columnists

OLD MAN'S ADVICE TO GRADS

This is for those youngsters who will be graduating this month, who will be leaving the protection of home and striking out on their own. You have absolutely no idea what the... — Updated 5/28/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

DOW REACHES ALL TIME HIGH The Dow posted its all-time high during intraday trading on May 16, 2024, reaching a peak of 40,051.05 points. The highest close occurred the day before... — Updated 5/21/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TIME—DID WE WASTE OR USE IT Well, here we are, it’s almost mid-May and in a couple of weeks a half year will have gone by. In a few days school will be out for the summer. It see... — Updated 5/14/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

LOVE TO MOTHER’S EVERYWHERE Throughout my life, Mother’s Day has always been important to me. Mothers not only carry and give birth, but also nurture us through those formative yea... — Updated 5/7/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

RUN OFF—WHO CAN VOTE The Primary runoff election between incumbent Dade Phelan, Speaker of the Texas House, and newcomer David Covey is Tuesday, May 28. Early voting begins May 2... — Updated 5/2/2024

 

My five cents…

On April 21, 1836 the Battle of San Jacinto was fought and won by Sam Houston and the Texas army in a matter of minutes. Only nine Texans were killed while 630 Mexican soldiers... — Updated 4/30/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

JUST SAY IT AIN’T SO I’m just having a real hard time accepting that my longtime friend Harry Stephens is gone. Early Sunday morning I glanced down at the ringing phone and see... — Updated 4/23/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

HISTORIC TRIAL OF TRUMP BEGINS Not until mid-afternoon Tuesday did Donald Trump’s lawyers and prosecutors select the first seven jurors for the case, which centers on allegations t... — Updated 4/16/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE—BIG DEAL The much anticipated solar eclipse shifted billions of dollars across the country. The ‘first’ reports came out of Mexico, headed to Texas Hill Count... — Updated 4/9/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

NEWS AROUND TEXAS Texas is making a lot of news ahead of next Mondays April 8th total solar eclipse. Cities around Texas expect to see a major influx of tourists. Good weather is... — Updated 4/2/2024

 

My five cents…

For the first time since 1878, Texans will see their first total solar eclipse next month. Total solar eclipses are rare because the sun, the moon, and the Earth must align such tha... — Updated 4/2/2024

 
 By Roy Dunn    Columnists

Down Life's Highway

Monday I got a call from Senator Carl Parker, I always called him ‘Senator.’ He said he was checking on me. I told him outside of nearly daily visits to some doctor, and having to g... — Updated 3/26/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's nest

SERVICE TO BE HELD FOR SENATOR PARKER Longtime lawmaker and political titan Carl A. Parker passed away Friday, March 22. He was 89. Parker was born in 1934 in Port Arthur and left... — Updated 3/26/2024

 
 By Roy Dunn    Columnists

Down Life's Highway

My grandmother Availia had many children; among them were three sets of twins and a set of triplets. Many of the young died as infants. Only one twin, my uncle Meldan “Tee-Dan” surv... — Updated 3/26/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

SUPREME COURT PERMITS TEXAS TO ARREST PEOPLE WHO ILLEGALLY CROSS THE BORDER AS LEGAL CLASH CONTINUES The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Texas to start enforcing Senate Bill... — Updated 3/19/2024

 
 By Carl Parker    Columnists

Mixed Emotions

As a long time, Democrat, I must admit I have mixed emotions about the way Dade Phelan is being treated by the Republican Party. While I am pleased to see the Republicans are so... — Updated 3/19/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

YOGI SAYS “IT AIN’T OVER TILL IT’S OVER” First let me congratulate the winners in the Primary Elections. Those with opponints and those without. After the smoke cleared we ended u... — Updated 3/12/2024

 
 By Carl Parker    Columnists

Do We Care

I am starting to think that America is becoming like the old gentleman who once said that ignorance and lack of action is what is wrong with the world. He followed by saying, “I d... — Updated 3/12/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

ELECTION MOSTLY GOP PRIMARY Every election I run my traps trying to get a read that I can make predictions on. That didn’t happen in this election cycle. The best I got was maybe, n... — Updated 3/8/2024

 

My five cents…

Here are five things happening around your state: 1. TEA announces opening of Texas Student Heroes Award nominations This month, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced that... — Updated 3/5/2024

 

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