Employer mandate delayed

SALLY C. PIPES GUEST Some 60 percent of Americans — nearly 160 million people — get insurance through their jobs. Thanks to Obamacare, that number is about to nosedive. The president’s signature law is hiking the cost of health insurance for American businesses of all sizes. They’re responding by dumping coverage for workers, spouses, and … Read more

Lendermans celebrate 50 years wed

Charles and Jane Lenderman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26 with a luncheon hosted by their children in the home of their daughter, Angela Oglesbee. They were married in Crockett on Oct. 28, 1963. Their children and spouses are Angela and Vance Oglesbee of Fairfield, James Lenderman of Burke, Cheryl and Kenneth Swiech … Read more

Good to have family in Texas for nearly 2 months

SHEILA’S POTPOURRI Sheila Scogin Randy and Eileen were in Texas for 55 days working in Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and Fort Worth. They spent their time doing demos of Allegro products and Blues Hog barbecue sauces. At HEBs, Albertsons, Krogers and Brookshire Brothers, shoppers enthusiastically sampled meats smoked with Allegro marinades and barbecue sauces … Read more