Amendments on the November ballot

ROBERT NICHOLS’ 5 Cents Worth State Senator Fall brings the hope of cooler weather, the changing of the leaves, time with family and one of my favorite fall traditions…hunting season. Whether you are into archery, rifles, ducks or deer, East Texas has something for everyone.   1. Constitutional amendments 101 On November 5th, Texans have … Read more

Football brings on hot dogs

Judicious & Delicious With Judge Esther Barger   Football season is upon us so here is something for you tailgating fans. Grilled Ultimate Hot Dogs 1 tsp. prepared yellow mustard 4 hot dogs, split open lengthwise 2 oz. cheddar cheese, sliced into 8 long narrow strips 4 strips thick-cut bacon 8 toothpicks 4 hot dog … Read more

4-ingredient recipe favorite

Judge Esther Barger My sister gave a cookbook several years ago titled “Four Ingredient Cooking”. What could be easier than a recipe with only four ingredients? Here is my favorite recipe from it….some really decadent brownies. Rich Chocolate Brownies 12 oz. EACH semisweet and milk chocolate 3/4 cup butter 2/3 cup self-rising flour 3 extra … Read more