December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Columns

Life & Times

If it’s Christmas, it’s time for a holiday favorite

Since it’s nearly Christmas, here’s a poem I was asked to rerun. ‘Twas the night before Christmas And Janet was gone. I was at home And I was alone. I pulled down the shades, I locked all the doors. More...

Bob Bowman’s East Texas Former East Texas steamboat port is now a distant memory

History laid a heavy hand on Bevilport. But you won’t find it on many road maps or marked by highway signs. More...

Perr yman Report

Testing dilemma

Some of the most dif- fiÐicult challenges the upcoming session of the Texas Legislature will face involve education. Funding is a multi-layered problem: how to get enough of it given tight budgets and how to distribute what we do have equitably. More...