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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

 

My 5-Cents

On August 27, 1908, Lyndon Baines Johnson was born near Johnson City, Texas. LBJ would go on to become a US Congressman, US Senator, the Vice President under President John F. Kenne... — 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

 

My Five Cents

On August 17, 1786 frontier icon and brave defender of the Alamo, Davy Crockett was born in Tennessee. Throughout his life, he acquired a reputation as a sharpshooter, hunter, and outdoorsman. He left his home state of Tennessee... — Updated 8/23/2021

 

My Five Cents

Summer is drawing to a close and back-to-school season is here. TxDOT asks all Texans to be aware of school zones and school buses as children head back to campus. Remember to slow down for school zones and be prepared to stop for... — Updated 8/16/2021

 

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

 

My five cents...

The Battle of Nacogdoches occurred 185 years ago this week. On August 2, 1836, a group of Texas settler defied an order from a Mexican Army commander and did not surrender their... — Updated 8/10/2021

 

Have you ever been in the belly of the whale?

Jonah 2:1 "Then Jonah prayed unto the Lord his God out of the fish's belly…" This world dishes up some very interesting stuff. Don't misunderstand me, I love life and having a... — Updated 8/10/2021

 

My Five Cents

The Battle of Nacogdoches occurred 185 years ago this week. On August 2, 1836, a group of Texas settler defied an order from a Mexican Army commander and did not surrender their weapons. This battle is often referred to the... — Updated 8/6/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THE PANDEMIC OF UNVACCINATED When the pandemic hit the United States we prayed for an answer, otherwise millions of Americans would die. God answered our prayers. In record time... — Updated 8/3/2021

 

Great Coaches Change Lives 

 “A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life,” said John Wooden, college basketball coach.  My daughter, Jessica, was fortunate to have a coach... — Updated 8/3/2021

 

My 5 Cents

The 2021 Olympic Games have begun in Tokyo, Japan. Over the next few weeks, we will all get to watch and enjoy the very best the United States has to offer compete on a global... — Updated 8/3/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

IT’S GOING TO GET WORSE—FAR WORSE I have real concern about what the Delta Variant, blending with COVID-19, will look like come mid to late September and possibly spiking in... — Updated 7/27/2021

 

My 5 Cents

Even though many House members and some State Senators are still in Washington, D.C. to break quorum, special session continues in Austin. The State Senate has enough members at... — Updated 7/20/2021

 

Senator Nichols my 5 cents

On July 4, 1845 the Convention of 1845 was called to meet in Austin to consider the joint resolution of the US Congress proposing to annex the Republic of Texas. By a vote of 55 to 1, the delegates formally accepted the annexation... — Updated 7/13/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

FROM THIS DAY FORWARD Billionaire Richard Branson has hurled the world into a new orbit. Aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday, he brought Astro-Tourism a step closer to... — Updated 7/13/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

JEWEL OF THE GULF COAST TURNS 51 Bridge City incorporated 51-years ago, on July 7, 1970. I think it’s important to examine what brought a mostly knitted community to come together... — Updated 7/6/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

BFD OBAMACARE HERE TO STAY In 2016, Donald Trump ran on a platform to do away with the Affordable Care Act promising “On day one we will repeal and replace ObamaCare with somethin... — Updated 6/22/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

FATHER’S DAY HOW DO YOU REMEMBER DAD Come Sunday we will celebrate Father’s Day. Not all of us have the same memories about our childhood and good ole dad. For many of us, then... — Updated 6/15/2021

 

BeeKeeping 2021

This past year was a real challenge for beekeepers. We had 2 named hurricanes and a named winter storm that brought historic cold, ice and freeze damage. Our homes were damaged our yards were damaged and our citrus trees were... — Updated 6/15/2021

 

Do you want to see a Biblical scenario of where the church is today, our Country and where it is all headed?

Judges 6 and 7 ...Where is Gideon' s army today? Like in Gideon's day when Israel had been delivered from sin and the world, they became lazy in faithfulness and began to blend into... — Updated 6/15/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

SPECIAL LUNCH BUNCH GATHERING Next week, on June 16, the Wednesday Lunch Bunch will dine at Robert’s Restaurant, 12 noon. County Judge John Gothia and tax assessor-collector... — Updated 6/8/2021

 

My Five Cents

With session over, there’s time to reflect on what happened toward the end of session and the new laws the legislature passed over the past 140 days. Here are five things happenin... — Updated 6/8/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

DEMS WALK OUT TO BLOCK CONTROVERSIAL VOTING RIGHTS BILL Republican-dominated Texas Legislature, despite pleas nationwide, is closing out the legislative session with many of its... — Updated 6/1/2021

 

My Five Cents

The last week of session is coming to a close and the long nights have stretched into the early hours of the following mornings. We’re sprinting to the finish of an unusual session and passing consequential and substantial legisl... — Updated 6/1/2021

 

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