Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


  • Dr Don Newbury 2014.jpg Called to serve

    I will never know if the student was serious or simply smile-seeking when he scheduled a visit to my office a quarter-century ago.

    June 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dick Platt 2014.jpg Being 50-plus

    The Good Wife showed me a pullout from the April AARP Bulletin which I thought was kind of humorous. The page was entitled, “You Might as Well Laugh...Some of the best punch lines about being 50-plus.”

    June 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Janet Jacobs Advice to the graduates

    It’s graduation time, and since I have a column I get to offer the grads advice. Here’s my top 10:
    10. Learn a skill. Don’t just get a degree/diploma and think “I’ll hire someone to do the other stuff.”

    June 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Belcher, Bob.jpg Checking in

    I’m long overdue for an appearance on this page.
    As I tell folks I encounter that haven’t seen me in a while, “I don’t get out much anymore.”

    May 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Letters to the Editor 5/31/14

    Fond farewell
    To the Editor: I am retiring from teaching at the end of this year and I would like to take a moment to say “Thank You” to everyone who has had a part in this journey. My 27 years in the field of education have been an adventure for which I will always be thankful.

    May 30, 2014

  • Bill Tinsley Miracle of the mundane

    Did Jesus do dishes? The very question sounds sacrilegious. That might be the point. Sometimes our “religion” prism causes us to miss the real miracle about Jesus.

    May 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dr Don Newbury 2014.jpg ‘The Wash Day Blues’

    When one  of the nation’s most prestigious higher education institutions announces a policy change — however slight — it can produce near seismic results.

    May 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dick Platt 2014.jpg Freedom is not free

    It is Memorial Day weekend as I sit down to peck out my weekly rant and I thought it would be appropriate to muse on what this special holiday means to me.

    May 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Linex publisher.jpg Still kicking

    For whatever reason, local treasure Babbette Samuels has always asked me about my children. From the time she first saw them in a shopping cart somewhere, to Tuesday night, she’s always been very thoughtful.

    May 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bill Tinsley Tribute to a vanishing generation

    Tom Brokaw called them “The Greatest Generation.” They grew up in the Great Depression. They drove some of the first automobiles on the first paved highways in America. They went to work for the Works Progress Administration and built our nation’s infrastructure.

    May 22, 2014 1 Photo

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