Public relations experts say the best way to dispel a rumor is to address it head on. So, it's time I address one that’s been floating around by saying yes, it’s true.
After almost 18-years with the Star-Telegram - come Feb. 28 - I will be leaving.
I won't use this space to recap my history over the years, positions I've worked, or accolades I've received. I'd rather use this space to say thank you. Even now, as I type on this keyboard, my eyes fill with tears when I think of the many people who have helped me along my journey. I owe you such a debt of gratitude!
Parker County is a wonderful place, and even though I made a daily commute from Arlington, you welcomed me as one of your own.
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As the newspaper industry began to transition over the years, and staff greatly reduced, you saw me struggle. Instead of grinding me underfoot, you lifted me up and helped me. If I couldn't make it to a photo shoot, you sent me a picture. If I couldn't make it to an interview because of having to be at a different location, you let me call you or email you questions.
There are so many people to thank, I won't attempt to list them because if I left anyone out, I would feel terrible.
Come March 12, I will assume the role as publisher of the San Marcos Daily Record. I look forward to this new chapter in my life. But know this. I sincerely thank you for all you have done for my family and me. May God bless the people of Parker County.