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Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

WHY PHELAN SHOULD BE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE One of the three most powerful political positions in Texas is on the line. It is more important to House District 21, in Southeast Texas... — Updated 2/27/2024

 
 By Roy Dunn    Columnists

The life, the times and the death of Clay

Clay Jackson Dunn was the product of a pioneering background. His father, Allen, had come to Texas from Arkansas in a covered wagon with his mother, Sarah Jane, who apparently was... — Updated 2/20/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

BIDEN INNOCENT—VICTIM OF CHEAP SHOT The fact that President Joe Biden is a senior citizen is not going to go away. The world is full of successful senior citizens and the... — Updated 2/13/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

A BORDER SECURITY BILL WORTH PASSING The Senate bill has reforms Trump never came close to getting. Despite weeks working with Democrats to shape a compromise on illegal migration... — Updated 2/6/2024

 

My five cents…

One hundred and eighty-five years ago this month, the Republic of Texas passed a piece of legislation that set the framework for education funding to this day. On January 26, 1839,... — Updated 1/30/2024

 
 By Carl Parker    Columnists

A New Adventure

If you are reaching your so-called “Golden Years,” you most likely have a new adventure in store. I just finished eight weeks as a guest of a hospital. I escaped but learned a l... — Updated 1/30/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

COURT SAYS TEXAS CAN'T BLOCK FEDERAL AGENTS The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered Texas to allow federal border agents access to the state's border with Mexico, where Texas... — Updated 1/23/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

A.G. PAXTON CAMPAIGNS AGAINST SPEAKER DADE PHELAN IN HIS S.E.T. DISTRICT Attorney General Ken Paxton ramped up his political revenge tour following his impeachment last year with a... — Updated 1/16/2024

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

DEMOCRACY ON NOVEMBER 2024 BALLOT The nation faces an unprecedented threat to our democracy that thousands of young men and women gave their lives to protect. Former president... — Updated 1/9/2024

 

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Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

2024 ARRIVES I pray the people will make the right choice in the 2024 presidential election. I agree we have two old men running but one is very disturbed and dangerous to our democ... — Updated 1/2/2024

 
 By Roy Dunn    Columnists

Holiday turns North for Roy and Phyl

I started trying to make it through a Down Life's Highway column and have written this copy from the hospital on Christmas day. I came down with COVID and with my COPD and kidney... — Updated 12/26/2023

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

WELCOME TO OUR CHRISTMAS ISSUE We have rolled up on another Christmas and are very grateful to be here with you and still be able to knock out this weekly column and bring “The... — Updated 12/19/2023

 
 By Glenda Dyer    Columnists

Orange Ship at Agatha Christie House

Huw and Martha Howells of Orangefield were surprised to see a touch of Orange, Texas, when they visited crime writer Agatha Christie's home in Devon, England, this summer. In the... — Updated 12/19/2023

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THE GREATNESS OF MANDELA Ten years ago I watched all the Nelson Mandela service including President Barack Obama's speech. Ninety-one governments were represented. Former United... — Updated 12/12/2023

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

PEARL HARBOR DAY AND CEDRIC REMEMBERED It’s been 82 years since the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. That day is one of the most memorable events in my life. I... — Updated 12/5/2023

 

My five cents…

The year is coming to a close and the holidays are fast approaching. Have a fun and safe holiday season! Here are five things happening around your state: 1. Texas still number one... — Updated 12/5/2023

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

Governor Abbott Calls Fourth Special Session Governor Greg Abbott announced Special Session #4 and issued a proclamation identifying agenda items for the special session that began... — Updated 11/28/2023

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

WHY THANKSGIVING IS SPECIAL Most adults today remember Thanksgiving as a fun day, plenty of food, turkey, ham, cornbread dressing, cranberries and great deserts. The youngsters,... — Updated 11/21/2023

 
 By Roy Dunn    Columnists

Down Life's Highway...

Having lived through that dreadful day and the times then, plus the years down life's highway since, this one day has never left my memory.   From the time I was a child and... — Updated 11/21/2023

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creauxs Nest

JIMBO FISHER-GONE FROM AGGIELAND Texas A&M to spend more than $75 million to fire football coach Jimbo Fisher. Texas A&M University fired head football coach Jimbo Fisher on Sunday,... — Updated 11/14/2023

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

WE SALUTE THE VETS THAT KEEP US STRONG Nov. 11, is Veterans Day. Government offices, banks, etc. will be closed. However many businesses are having sales so it’s a good time to... — Updated 11/7/2023

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

MIKE JOHNSON - N. LOUISIANA BOY GOP SPEAKER New House Speaker Mike Johnson inherits many of the same problems that bedeviled Republican leaders with far more experience. The... — Updated 10/31/2023

 

My five cents…

On October 25, 1886, the Texas State Fair opened in Dallas. For 137 years, the Fair has operated in Dallas. During the first State Fair, a rival organization opened the Dallas... — Updated 10/31/2023

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

RANGERS DEFEAT ASTROS The Texas Rangers move on to the World Series starting Friday after defeating the Astros in Game 7. The Houston Astros lost all four home games, winning three... — Updated 10/24/2023

 

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