Quote of the week:

“I find the regular guy can make it just fine if government will leave him alone, let him keep more of his money—and not take away his belief that it is up to him.”

— Dave Ramsey

Archive for March, 2015

  • In Old Lake Worth — The Bearden Boarding House

    By Editor on March 31, 2015
        This is a 1920s photo of the Bearden residence/boarding house that sat just a few hundred yards from the waters of Lake Worth. The home had a screened-in porch, two stairways and large living and dining rooms to accommodate boarders.   By Joe McDaniel —   There was a time when Irskin and Rose Bearden could have hung […]

    By Editor on March 29, 2015
    OPEN AUDITIONS!! ACTORS/ACTRESSES/VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!  Open Casting Call!!! The Azle Arts Popcorn Players are always looking for new members and now is your chance to join in on the fun!! We are looking for Actors and Actresses and anyone that “just wants to help out” (backstage, tech, general volunteering, set design & construction, etc…) We are having an Open Audition Casting […]
  • Senator Jane Nelson’s Capital Digest

    By Editor on March 27, 2015
    Texas Steps Up to Address Crisis Along the Border The State of Texas has initiated Operation Strong Safety to address the growing crisis along our southern border. The surge, led by the Texas Department of Public Safety and supported by the Texas National Guard, increases the number of law enforcement personnel and resources along the border to combat the flood […]
  • Spring Time is “Garage Sale Time” in Saginaw!

    By Editor on March 27, 2015
      Spring Time is “Garage Sale Time” in Saginaw! Garage sale permits must be obtained at Saginaw City Hall at least 48 hours prior to sale. The cost of the garage sale permit is $5.00 which includes three signs per garage sale (1 yard sign and 2 directional signs). Additional signs are prohibited. No signs shall be placed on utility […]
  • April “Inside Saginaw” Monthly City Newsletter is Online

    By Editor on March 27, 2015
    Inside Saginaw is a monthly publication produced by the City of Saginaw for the residents, business owners and visitors of our great community. Inside each issue contains important information about upcoming activities, programs and announcements that might be of interest to you. The City of Saginaw publishes the “Inside Saginaw” newsletter monthly. We hope you enjoy the newsletter and become […]
  • THE IDLE AMERICAN — Demerits to Timid Texan

    By Editor on March 25, 2015
    — Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury        Concern shouldn’t rise to the level of secession from the union, but adopted Texan Tony Romo—as well as home grown luminaries Willie Nelson and Matt McConaughey–failed us miserably. The trio squandered opportunities to shore up Old West images on Jimmy Kimmel’s TV show aired nationally for an entire week from Austin during […]
  • Congresswomen Kay Granger’s Report

    By Editor on March 23, 2015
    Dear Friend,  I wanted to share with you a profile article written this week about my work in Congress. I recently sat down with Emma Dumain with the Capitol Hill Newspaper Roll Call to talk about my time as a Member of Congress representing the 12th Congressional district, my committee assignments, and serving as the only Republican woman in the […]
  • 84th Texas Legislature March 23 Weekly Report

    By Editor on March 23, 2015
      Week of March 16 Highlights Senate Finance reported favorably a joint resolution and three bills that cumulatively provide $4.5 billion in tax relief pertaining to the school property tax and the business tax: CSSB 1 and CSSJR 1 provide for a homestead exemption of 25% of the statewide median home value–the estimated exemption is $$31,400 in FY 16 and […]
  • Senator Jane Nelson …. Capitol Digest

    By Editor on March 22, 2015
    Finance Committee Approves Tax Relief The Senate Finance Committee approved SB 1 and SB 7 by Senator Nelson this week to provide approximately $4 billion in tax relief to Texas homeowners and businesses. The bills will now move before the full Senate.”Thanks to the hard work of Texas families and businesses, our economy has produced more than enough money to […]
  • EM-S ISD District Planning and Advisory Committee Meeting

    By Editor on March 21, 2015
      February 11, 2015 1. Welcoming of Guests  Steve Williams Mr. Williams welcomed the committee and introduced the presenters. 2 . Comments from Dr. Chadwell  Jim Chadwell Legislative Update  Dr. Chadwell explained that we are in the middle of a Legislative Session. There are several exciting things happening around the state and in Austin. Dr. Chadwell explained that EM-S ISD is […]
  • In Old Lake Worth — R.E. Cookie Cooke

    By Editor on March 20, 2015
    By Joe McDaniel R.E. Cooke had a speech impediment that made it hard for people to understand his words. But the man Lake Worth residents knew as Cookie needed only to be seen and not heard to earn his place in local lore. Cooke was a veteran of the Lake Worth Volunteer Fire Department. But he was more visible as […]
  • THE IDLE AMERICAN… Pull Up a Chair

    By Editor on March 17, 2015
     Commentary by Dr. Don Newbury Ask any chiropractor, masseur or masseuse, and answers will be similar. Most Americans are tense, on the wrong side of the frazzle equation. They are sheep-go-alongers, if you will– figuring if the finish line is reached without indebtedness, so be it. To live positively is considered wishful thinking, perhaps attainable only with medication or something […]
  • Homeschool Friday Funday: Bodacious Bears (Pre-Register

    By Editor on March 17, 2015
    Space is limited, so be sure to pre-register. This educational program includes a book and a craft plus tons of fun. Its open to children who are in kindergarten level to 5th grade level. Date: March 20, 2015 Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Location: Saginaw Public Library Address: 355 West McLeroy Blvd. Saginaw, TX 76179 Contact: 817.230.0300 ext. 8 Email: Ask a Librarian […]
  • Focus on the Sansom Park City Administrator

    By Editor on March 17, 2015
    by RICK ALLEN — Sansom Park City Administrator Greg Hutson feels he’s come full-circle. From his early years at Lake Worth Elementary School to graduating from University of Texas-Arlington with an undergraduate degree in accounting and a Masters in public admininstration to working in city government for 23 years, he feels his life has been full. Along with his current […]
  • Gary Stuard Welcomed to the Lake Worth City Council

    By Editor on March 11, 2015
    by RICK ALLEN —   Gary Stuard was welcomed to the Lake Worth City Council at their recent Tuesday night meeting.   Stuard was appointed to the vacant Place 6 seat to finish out the term of Andy Beason, who moved to Maypearl.   “A friend of mine asked me to consider it, and I thought and decided why not?” […]