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 By Roy Dunn    Editorial

Down Life's Highway, The Dunn's of Eastland County

The Civil War had come to its conclusion. The year was 1865. Dr. Stephen Dunn had been one of its casualties. He was survived by his wife, Sarah Jane, and one eight year old son,... — Updated 3/16/2021

 
 By Roy Dunn    Editorial

Down Life's Highway

On February 19, 1959, 62 years ago last Friday, my father Clay Jackson Dunn died on the operating table. He had a gallstone lodged in an unusual duct and had turned jaundice. The do... — Updated 2/23/2021

 
 By Roy Dunn    Editorial

Down Life's Highway

Several events, as of late, got me to thinking about my longtime friend Johnny Preston Courville, Jr. My mind is wandering back over 60 years to a period that is unique. The Gulf... — Updated 2/9/2021

 

Nichols My 5 Cents

The Legislature has ended its first week of session. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Senate has decided to recess until January 26th . However, we will still be working hard in the... — Updated 1/19/2021

 
 By Roy Dunn    Editorial

Down Life's Highway

There was no way of knowing our late years would get down to isolation because of a life threatening pandemic. It's certainly not the way we wanted to spend our final years.... — Updated 12/29/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

MERRY CHRISTMAS, JOYEUX NOEL, FELIZ NAVIDAD Christmas this week will be like none we have ever seen before. A pandemic has ravaged the country. It’s not safe to travel or gather.... — Updated 12/22/2020

 
 By Maddy Smith    Editorial

My Escape From It All

Sometimes everything gets overwhelming. You may not go through as many things as others or as little as some but that doesn’t mean we all don’t have a breaking point. When this... — Updated 12/22/2020

 

Honeybees in Winter

Do you ever wonder why you don’t see honeybees in the winter? Well it’s because they don’t leave the hive when temperatures are lower than the mid 50’s. The bees in the hive will stay clustered in the hive to keep the... — Updated 12/22/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

PANDEMIC TAKES TOAL AT HOME It's amazing to me how many people won't accept the COVID surge that is right now spreading like wildfire throughout the country. The Thanksgiving spike... — Updated 12/8/2020

 
 By Roy Dunn    Editorial

Down Life's Highway...The spring of my youth to winter of my years

As we travel down life’s highway, we encounter events that mark that place, where we recall what we were doing and what was going on around us at the time of their happening.... — Updated 12/1/2020

 

Thanksgiving or Thanks-Receiving

Acts 20:35 "…remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive." Who else but Jesus can say such a thing with the clearest of... — Updated 11/24/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THOUGHTS AT THANKSGIVING Let us go forth to... Count our blessings, instead of our crosses. Count our gains, instead of our loses. Count our joys, instead of our woes. Count our... — Updated 11/24/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

AN ELECTION FOR THE AGES It's Election Day 2020. Former V.P. Joe Biden challenging President Donald Trump trying to win a second term. For 50 years, I have made predictions. In... — Updated 11/4/2020

 

I Saw Jesus The Other Day

John 1:29 "The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world." John the Baptist had been talking about Him... — Updated 11/3/2020

 
 By Roy Dunn    Editorial

Down Life's Highway

I came into this world as Franklin D. Roosevelt became the 32nd president, in the mist of the great Hoover depression. Hoover, a wealthy New York businessman with no experience in... — Updated 10/27/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

ENOUGH ALREADY Like many of you I'm sure I'm storm weary. Storm fatigue is a common theme along the Gulf Coast after a season in which 10 storms made landfall on U.S. soil,... — Updated 10/13/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THE FINANCIAL STATE OF THE NATION Here I sit trying to embark on another column that goes back over 50 years. Sometimes they come easy and other times it's a struggle. Then there... — Updated 9/22/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

SOMETIMES IT SEEMS ENDLESS In all of my years I can’t recall when life in our country was so chaotic. I look forward to the day when life returns to normal or somewhat normal.... — Updated 9/15/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THE AFTERMATH OF LAURA Many citizens find themselves surround by destruction around their homes and at best a lot of clean up. I find myself in both. Some people have done a great... — Updated 9/8/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THE TIMES ARE WHAT THEY ARE You wouldn’t believe the difficulty we have gone through getting this paper put together and published. We still have no electricity or internet servic... — Updated 9/2/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

DOUBLE WAMMY I understand this column is running on our website, therecordlive.com. The last week of August has brought not one but two hurricanes in the Gulf. The first and smalles... — Updated 8/25/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

DON'T FORGET LIVES LOST TO COVID America's tally of more than 173,000 COVID-19 deaths is expressed in various ways. Nearly 60 times more than the loved ones lost on 9-11, more than... — Updated 8/18/2020

 
 By Lue Harris    Editorial

The Farmer's Wife

Hello Everyone,      I hope this week has been better for you than last week. It is normal to experience worry, anxiety, and self-pity when we lack the resources essential to our well being; Such as food, shelter, health, financ... — Updated 8/11/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Our tax assessor and friend Karen Fisher underwent heart surgery Tuesday morning to repair a valve in her heart. She feared the procedure done at... — Updated 8/4/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

PLAYING THE HAND DEALT ME I never thought I'd find myself and the country in this shape during my late years. I sit here in lockdown because my family and doctor feel I'm at too... — Updated 7/28/2020

 

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