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A hero passes
Last week a hero died. Tom Barrow was the most decorated soldier I've ever known. He fibbed about his age to join the Marines at age 16 and was in Pearl Harbor in...
Confederate history observed
Last month was Confederate history and heritage month with April 26 designated as Confederate Memorial day. The Texas Senate officially proclaimed this fact in Resolution...
Relay thanks supporters
I would like to extend our sincere thanks to the hundreds of people who joined together with the Cherokee County Relay For Life Committee to hold the most successful Relay...
Tim Cunningham wears his "dress blues" on graduation day in May 2006 from West Point Military Academy in New York. Remembering My Soldier, Timothy Wayne Cunningham: A Mother's Story
I've been asked to give information for a biography for my son Tim. I've seen the obituary pages with the list of family member names, and, as...

VIEW from the top
We're really blessed to be living in the time in which we live. Computers are seen by some as a necessary evil, a nuisance, a useful tool or even...

Political Cartoon

SCENE in Passing
Last week's e-mail brought news from Crystal Vaught, the ...

Museum thanks supporters
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County would like to thank all supporters who have helped get the museum up and running again in the past few years. We have had over 1,000...
HIGH POINTS from El Camino Real
April is flying by and folks along El Camino Real will be looking at graduation and a long summer before we know it. The high price of gas is...

TERRIE GONZALEZ We all live in the same (earth) village
My nine-year-old neighbor pulled and tugged his little sister's red wagon across the acre of land that separated our two houses. The stake-style...

'Gotcha education' is wrong
I would like to express my appreciation to Dr. Jim Largent for his article in the latest copy of the Cherokeean Herald where he states, "Texas practices 'Gotcha...
A heartfelt 'thank you'
The Cherokee County PALS organization would like to thank the following companies for their generous donations: Cherokee Ice, Discount City, Wal-Mart Supercenter,...
The Green l family is now five generations with the recent birth of Jamarria Brooks. Her mom, Sharenza Green (left) sits with Camille Green, Rosie Mae Skinner and Moonie Green. HIGH POINTS from El Camino Real
Folks along El Camino Real who got a head start on their gardens this year were sweating whether a frost was coming on Sunday night. I was one of...

Political Cartoon

SCENEin Passing
We are indebted to longtime friend, Ricky Richards, for this high note from his family's recent travels. With spouse Cindy and daughter Ashlen,...