Hunter McLeroy

About Hunter McLeroy

TRENT ASHBY State Representative Another week has come and gone at your State Capitol without the passing of a transportation funding bill. While both chambers have passed their own version of the legislation, no compromise has been made to settle the differences between the two. Gov. Perry has threatened to call a third special session [...]

Sisters in Grace Tina Trout Terrell and Christie Trout Stephens “Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.”  – Proverbs 4:25. This summer, I was going to do so much work around the house. I had several things planned at the same time. If you walked through my house [...]

Teacher Mom with Jan Allbritton This weekend Mike and I got to be a part of a family retreat. God placed on Michael and Victoria’s heart to do just that. We all didn’t know exactly what a retreat would look like, but we had one. During the retreat, Michael talked about the importance of putting [...]

HAPPY THOUGHTS & PET PEEVES Carolyn (Sue) Hendrick Watching a bride douse her wedding dress with a strongly inflammable liquid as she walked away from taking her wedding vows, I sat in disbelief.  The fire ignited quickly, began to burn, and started to melt away a beautiful white dress that was still being worn.  The [...]

SHEILA’S POTPOURRI Sheila Scogin Gladys and Cletus Russell have been gardening as long as I can remember and that turns into many years. Gladys reported they have had lots of tomatoes, corn and peas. Both of them are in their early-90s and still keep going like the “Pink Bunny,” but at least they do have [...]

Janice Ann Rowe The ladies of the Pine Tree Garden Club are planning their annual fall trip and you are invited to go.  This year’s destination is the Round Top Antiques Fair.  The date is Thursday, Oct. 3.  The fair has vendors from all over the world and offers antiques for your home and garden, [...]

Judicious & Delicious With Judge Esther Barger Here’s a great summertime dessert to top off a summer supper. Blueberry Banana Parfaits l pkg. cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 container Cool Whip (8 oz.) 1 pkg. (12 oz.) vanilla wafers 6 bananas, peeled and sliced 3 cups fresh or frozen [...]

Funeral services for Clarita Hampton, 80, of Pollok were held Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel. Interment was in the Gann Cemetery. Mrs. Hampton was born September 25, 1932 in Nacogdoches, Texas, and died Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in a local hospital. Survivors include her husband of 58 [...]

Funeral services for Tanya Ellison Mettlen, 34, of Burke, were held Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the First Apostolic Church of Burke with Pastor Tommy Jackson, Reverend Wayne Clements, and Pastor Paul Mettlen, Sr. officiating.  Interment was in the Ryan Chapel Cemetery. Tanya was born August 7, 1978 in Montgomery County, Texas [...]

Funeral services for Johnnie Francis Wallace, 81, of Huntington, were held Monday, July 29, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in the Carroway Funeral Home Chapel in Huntington.  Interment was in the Sims/Rocky Hill Cemetery.  Visitation was from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Monday afternoon at the funeral home. Mrs. Wallace was born April 5, 1932 in Ewing, [...]