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The 85th Legislature – A Capitol Visit

I recently had the privilege to visit with our local state representatives; Senator Craig Estes and House Representative Phil King. Joining me were a couple of superintendents and trustees including Weatherford ISD Supt. Dr. Jeffrey Hanks and Trustee Jeff Geyer.

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Letter to the Editor

Finally, we are in the home stretch of this election season! As we decide how we’re going to invest our time and treasure in candidates, I encourage you to evaluate the Platforms adopted by each of the Political Parties to determine which Party best represents your convictions.

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Don’t assume Top 10 Percent should go to Austin or College Station

This letter, written by Brent Baker, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Weatherford College, was sent to the Texas Tribune and published on April 4. The letter was Baker’s response to a Texas Tribune article that suggested high school students graduating in the top 10 percent of their class should be expected to attend UT-Austin or Texas A&M when other options might be a better fit.

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The Value of Unity

One of the greatest examples of unity is found in the epic film, Gladiator. Set in 180 A.D., a highly respected Roman army general by the name of Maximus (played by Russell Crowe) uses his physical and leadership skills to maneuver through conflicts within the movie.

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Appointments, and how the process work

With the recent vacancy in Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4 filled by the Commissioner’s Court, there have been many questions. Hopefully this helps. The process for filling a vacancy is outlined in the Texas Election Code. If you have any ongoing questions, please give me a call at 817-594-5029.

Videos

Here's why Jeff Banister let Yu Darvish keep pitching in the sixth

Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister said that Yu Darvish was allowed to stretch his pitch count Saturday because he's the team's ace (video by Jeff Wilson).
jwilson@star-telegram.com
Here's why Jeff Banister let Yu Darvish keep pitching in the sixth 0:35

Here's why Jeff Banister let Yu Darvish keep pitching in the sixth

Carloz Gomez discusses second-career cycle 0:59

Carloz Gomez discusses second-career cycle

Yu Darvish thinks he passed a test in sixth inning 2:05

Yu Darvish thinks he passed a test in sixth inning

Talkin' Cowboys: Grading the draft 3:34

Talkin' Cowboys: Grading the draft