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Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

HEROES ARE DYING ALONE Each time the virus takes a WWII Veteran we lose a part of history. These heroes are dying in nursing homes all over the country, with no loved ones at their... — Updated 5/19/2020

 
 By Roy Dunn    Editorial

Down Life's Highway...Mom, Young Switch Road and the little shack that built me

In my mind, from time to time, I go back to times of my youth. Raised on Young Switch Road, named after the railroad switch station, less than 150 yards from Mom and my grain... — Updated 5/7/2020

 

When Should I Panic?

Jesus was very clear in so many passages on this, but we'll sight only one today. Jesus said in John 16:33 "These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In... — Updated 5/5/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

IT AIN’T OVER TILL IT’S OVER We are living today in most trying times. As of May 5, 70,000 Americans have died of Covid-19. April was the deadliest month in our history, with... — Updated 5/5/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THESE TIMES WILL PASS This coronavirus won’t go away on its own regardless of what government does. This virus will stalk humans until there is a vaccine. Aids didn’t stop killing people until a vaccine was discovered. Today,... — Updated 4/14/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

DAMN RIGHT I’M SCARED Throughout my life people have referred to me as being fearless. I admit I’ve taken some dangerous chances and I have been afraid before but I’ve never been as scared as I am over this pandemic. I know... — Updated 4/7/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

AND HERE I SIT…… I don’t like it but I’m confined at home and that’s where I belong. I’ve worked every day since I was old enough to drag a cotton sack. I had planned to work daily till age 90 then slow down. You see, I... — Updated 3/31/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

GOVERNORS TAKE LEADERSHIP ROLES The real heroes during this crisis, besides the health care givers, are the nation’s governors. They stepped up and rescued a major problem from the federal government that was on standstill.... — Updated 3/24/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

CORONAVIRUS GRIPS A NATION PLAYING CATCH UP There is little question now that the Trump Administration fumbled the ball. The first duty of a government in a pandemic is testing people to see whether they are sick. Dr. Anthony... — Updated 3/17/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

OBSERVATIONS FROM LOCAL ELECTIONS I had hoped to have the box by box results of last week’s primary elections but since I haven’t yet I will just make some observations. Lane Mooney, elected sheriff became only the third candid... — Updated 3/10/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

COUNTY ONE OF MOST POLARIZED Next Tuesday is Election Day but a lot of voting has been going on in early voting. Over the years voting in Orange County has been polarized, in fact Orange County might be the most polarized county... — Updated 2/25/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TEXAS A TWO PARTY STATE Early voting in Texas is in full swing. In Texas there are 228 pledged delegates on the line that will play a major role in the Democratic presidential primary. For many years Texas has been an after... — Updated 2/18/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

VALENTINE SWEETHEARTS Friday is Valentine’s Day and here are a few sweethearts I would like to acknowledge this year. First, Alice Cole Hartsfield for all the time she gives towards helping the elderly and being available to help... — Updated 2/11/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

FINAL IMPEACHMENT VOTE WEDNESDAY Republican Senators are expected to vote in lock-step to acquit Trump. Faced with creditable evidence that Trump wasabusing his power, the GOP Senators would not muster enough respect for the... — Updated 2/4/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

BOLTON PROVES TRUMP GUILTY AS CHARGED President Donald Trump’s legal team was on course to a “rush for acquittal” when they were faced with a leaked draft of Trump’s former national security advisor John Bolton’s book.... — Updated 1/28/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TRUMP SENATE IMPEACHMENT TRIAL BEGINS When Donald Trump was elected, I made a few predictions, such as Trump will never release his tax returns or split with Russia’s Putin. I also wrote that it would be four years of chaos. He... — Updated 1/21/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

KAZ DEAN OF ALL SPORTS WRITERS The other day a man stopped me at the market, thanked me for the paper and said, “The first thing I read is Kazmar’s column.” My response was “really.” The guy said he had followed Kaz for... — Updated 1/14/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in The Creaux's Nest

DEAR FOLKS AND GENTLE PEOPLE Back years ago there was a popular song with these words, “those dear folks and gentle people who live in my hometown.” I don’t recall exactly when that was or who sang it but I’m often... — Updated 1/7/2020

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

WELCOME TO NEW DECADE 2020 We’ve come on a new decade and for me, if I make it to Jan. 3, 2020, I will have lived in ten decades. I’ve seen and experienced drastic changes in one lifetime. I recall when the 1950’s arrived my... — Updated 12/30/2019

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

THE HISTORICAL IMPEACHMENT OF A PRESIDENT On Wednesday the full Houseof Representatives votes on two articles of impeachment against President Donald John Trump. The charges are on constitutional grounds. The first article is that... — Updated 12/17/2019

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

REPORT DEBUNKS CLAIMS BY TRUMP ALLIES The Justice Department’s Internal Watchdog report by Inspector General Michael Horowitz concluded the FBI was legally justified in launching its inquiry into Russia’s interference in the... — Updated 12/10/2019

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS BEGAN For the third time in my life, the United States is going through impeachment hearings to find out if the president purposely violated his oath of office. The testimony and evidence have been clear from... — Updated 12/3/2019

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS Even though we start on a sad note with the passing of so many good people, I’m thankful that God chose to put us Cajuns and the crawfish down in the same place. How awful it would have been if he had put... — Updated 11/26/2019

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

LOCAL DIGNATERIES DIE IN 1988 PLANE CRASH I first met Marlin Thompson when he arrived in Orange as their first full time city attorney and was elevated to city manager from 1957 to 1959. He later joined the Ward Stephenson Law... — Updated 11/19/2019

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TRUMP IMPEACHMENT TESTIMONY BEGINS At 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 25, aides in the White House Situation Room gathered around a speaker-phone, pens in hand, to document what they heard. The call was from President Trump to Volodymyr... — Updated 11/12/2019

 

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