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Roger T. Moore
Syndicated in 15 newspapers

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Clay Coppedge
"Letters from Central Texas" columns

It Was That Kind of Railroad 4-17-21
The Bettina Experiment 3-17-21
The Midnight Ride of Bob Slaughter 2-22-21
The Many Lives of Ray Bourbon 1-18-21
The "Peculiar Emblem" of Texas 12-28-20


Michael Barr
"Hindsights" column

Another Slow Night at the Blanco County Jail 5-1-21

Sheriff Klaerner, Dan Hoerster's Hat and the Blind Horse 4-15-21
In and Out of the Old Gillespie County Jail 4-1-21
Hardin Ranch Rodeo - Early Rodeos Were Thrilling and Dangerous 3-15-21
Kerrville Bus Company: Moving People Across the Hill Country 3-1-21


Murray Montgomery Syndicated in 5 newspapers
"Lone Star Diary" columns
Chipita's Ghost 12-14-20
Remembering Marion 10-7-20
John Henry Brown 7-11-20
Memories of old Saluria 5-19-20
Epidemics Flourished in Old Texas 3-31-20



Wanda Orton
"Wandering" columns
Owens saw the Goose Creek light in WWII 10-2-19
Some like it hot (not really) 7-14-19
We could dream, couldn't we? 2-2-19
Memories of Preston L. Pendergrass 1-16-19
Kids 1-2-19



HUMOR / OPINION


Maggie Van Ostrand
"A Balloon in Cactus" columns

'Twas the Night Before Christmas 12-23-20
A letter From Santa 12-22-20
Redhead in the Time of Covid 8-5-20
Your Inner Dog 5-21-20
Woof! 5-8-20


  David Knape Weekly
"Once Upon A Line"
- Light verse and poetry by d.knape ›


Jase Graves
"Quips and Salsa"

Do the Charleston - if you have the grits 5-3-21
Claim the right to dust off your gun 4-19-21
Defending the Karens 4-5-21
Resurrecting Easter 3-22-21
When Texas Froze Over 3-9-21


  Frances Giles
"True Confessions and Mild Obsessions"

Quarantine madness. Let's dance!!! 6-1-20


FINANCE


Taylor Kovar Weekly
"Go Far With Kovar"

What to do with my 401k when I change jobs 5-6-21

Travel agent vs booking online 4-26-21
Starting a business with no money 4-19-21
Tips on managing work-life balance 4-12-21
How to save more effectively 4-5-21



Books & Book Reviews

 

Book Reviews by Kirk Bane ›
The Star of the Telegram: The Cartoons of Harold Maples by Devin McCue. 5-1-21
Midcentury Modern Art in Texas by Katie Robinson Edwards. 4-1-21
Austin to ATX: The Hippies, Pickers, Slackers & Geeks who Transformed the Capital of Texas by Joe Nick Patoski. 3-1-21
David Bowie FAQ: All That's to Know About Rock's Finest Actor by Ian Chapman 2-1-21
1966: The Year the Decade Exploded by Jon Savage 1-1-21


  "Of Books I Sing"


Guest Columns

"They shoe horses, don't they?"
  Whitley Hall: A Brief History of TAMUC's High-Rise Dormitory by Joshus V. Chanin 4-1-21
  A Profile on Wesley College by Joshua V. Chanin 5-29-20
  Schertz, Now and Then: an Oral History 2-21-20
History of Schertz/Cut-off and Randolph Air Force Base
  Onion Season and the Triplets by Dennis Parrish 1-4-20
  How the Rabbi's Son Learned to Cope with Life's Challenges by Bill Cherry 9-24-19


Editor

  John Troesser


  "15 Minutes of Separation"


Travel

"Traveling Team Rudine"
Mister Shipley and Me 3-18-21




Archived Columns - History, Humor and Opinion
"If you've heard this one before, dont' stop me,
because I want to hear it again."
- Waco Historian Roger Norman Conger
  • "Texas Tales" by Mike Cox
  • "A Glimpse of Texas Past" by Jeffery Robenalt
  • "Bob Bowman's East Texas" by Bob Bowman
  • "Cannonball's Tales" by W. T. Block Jr.
  • Robert G. Cowser's Essays by Robert G. Cowser
  • "It's All Trew" by Delbert Trew
  • "Bill Cherry's Galveston Memories" by Bill Cherry
  • "Somewhere in the West" by Linda Kirkpatrick
  • "Charley Eckhardt's Texas" by C. F. Eckhardt
  • "Notes From Over Here" by Byron Browne
  • "Words and Music" by Dorothy Hamm
  • "Along the Way with Britt" by Britt Towery
  • "Nolan Maxie" Columns by Nolan Maxie
  • "The Girl Detective's Theory of Everything" by Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal
  • "Letters From North America" by Peary Perry
  • "Bet You Didnít Know" by Peary Perry
  • "The View from Under the Bus" by Gael Montana
  • "Spunky Flat & Beyond" by George Lester
  • "Stumbling Forward" by John Gosselink
  • "History by George" by Louise George
  • "In The Pines With Dana Goolsby" by Dana Goolsby
  • "Texas Wildlife " by Bonnie Wroblewski


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