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Slings and Arrows

I couldn’t help but feel a bit of panic when I covered last week’s Aledo ISD School Board workshop, wherein the district’s demographers gave their predictions about enrollment …

In the wake of the tragic mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde and the hospital shooting in Tulsa, and the roughly 20 mass shootings that happened in between, the predictable has once …

Doing good for Aledo Last Thursday, Kit Marshall made a graceful exit from her role as mayor of the City of Aledo. Kit served on the city council for four years starting in 2002, and then as mayor …

As of the end of this month, I will have been the owner of The Community News for 27 years. During that time, I have never endorsed a candidate for political office, although there was one local race …

Ukraine and lessons of history Winston Churchill is credited with saying “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” The situation in Ukraine has led me to …

In the wake of the tragic mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde and the hospital shooting in Tulsa, and the roughly 20 mass shootings that happened in between, the predictable has once …

My Coffee Cup

We all receive gifts at one time or another along life’s journey, but some gifts inevitably mean more than others. My late aunt Joyce knitted or crocheted (I’m not sure which) an …

I often hear that we don’t do things here at The Community News the way they are done at other newspapers. That’s not good or bad — it’s just different. We strive to be a …

There is an old adage that the American people will always do the right thing — once all other options have been exhausted. This has never been more true than during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, …

By Randy KeckThe Community News Randy Keck In recent years, as we have seen more and more cars on local roads, bad habits are starting to crop up. Several years ago we talked about the “Aledo …

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