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 ...

Janice Ann Rowe Clark Dorman and Cole Caraway were honored to be selected as members of the Ross Volunteers on Sept. 24 at Texas A&M University. Their parents are: Michael and Lorraine Dorman, Chris and Anita Caraway. The Ross Volunteer Company is a special unit within the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M. The oldest ...

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 ...

Earl and Joyce Carr have returned from another adventure — not quite as rewarding as their recent mission trip to Peru, but certainly a lot of fun-filled sightseeing. They were two of thirty who traveled with Patsy Weaver and the Hometown Travelers of Huntington State Bank. The trip originated in Dallas where the group had ...

Judicious& Delicious With Judge Esther Barger   I love Turkey Tetrazzini….but I have never been able to find a good recipe for it. This one has all the right ingredients, so I have my fingers crossed! The good news is that is makes enough to serve one and freeze one. Turkey Tetrazzini 1/2 lb. spaghetti ...

Janice Ann Rowe Marcia Cox Waller with the LHS Class of ’73 sent me a message that they are having their 40th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 5, in downtown Lufkin at Abrams. There is a Facebook page: “LHS class of 73″ where notices and information can be seen about activities. They also have an email ...

Sandra Pouland Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, was proclaimed as Nita Hurley Day in the City of Diboll. Friends of her church, Diboll First United Methodist Church, planned a very special service on Sunday in her honor and managed to surprise Nita. In 1963 the music of Diboll UMC had been under the direction of Dorothy ...

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 ...

E.B. Berry found me at the Dollar General Store and had me laughing when he said he had nearly killed himself the Saturday before. I was concerned when he told me about going fishing and it was so hot he almost croaked. That little trip probably reinforced his plan not to get outside much until ...

Jordan Family Dentistry, Andy and Art Jordan, welcomed their new dentist, Valerie Sperry, D.D.S., with a reception in her honor last week. Her husband is John Sperry and he is a counselor at SFA. Their two boys are Duncan, who is 2-and-a-half, and Logan- who is 9 weeks. Her parents are Donna and Gary Walker ...