Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Columns

Columns
  • What would you ask of God?

    If God spoke to you and told you could ask Him for one thing and He would grant it, what would you ask for?  Before you read any further, take some time to think about that question.  If the Creator of all there is offered to grant you one request, what would you consider the ultimate gift from Almighty God?

    July 7, 2011

  • Perry’s prayer plan should be supported

    I am so tired of being worried, upset and depressed about the future of our nation. There has to be hope somewhere.

    July 7, 2011

  • The Idle American

    Fans of the Dallas Mavericks have called “time-out” from dreary world goings-on to join the team in unending adoration. The hoopla could have been flagged days ago for “excessive celebration.”

    July 6, 2011

  • Money Talk with Matt Montgomery

    Over the years, I’ve written about the dangers of following the majority in your investing. History shows that the majority, also called the crowd, is usually wrong. When everyone is too bullish, that has historically been a bad signal for stocks.

    July 2, 2011

  • Just ask Janet

    I think the July 4th holiday weekend is a good time to address the flag situation here at the Jacksonville Daily Progress.

    July 2, 2011

  • Let freedom ring

    As we approach July 4th in these United States many things happen. Days off work are planned and parties are planned. It seems we as Americans just look for a way to celebrate and at the suggestion of a holiday the plans begin.

    July 2, 2011

  • My five cents

    n the movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray's character wakes up again and again only to find he is stuck living the same day until he finally gets the day right. Going into special session immediately after the regular session sometimes felt like groundhog day. There were several pieces of legislation I voted on five or six times as different versions came through committee and then the Senate.

    June 30, 2011

  • It’s not Ozzie and Harriet anymore

    “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life”
    (Proverbs 4:23)

    June 30, 2011

  • The Idle American

    Origin of the proverb--“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”--dates back to 1659. It might have been worded differently had Lions Clubs had been around back then.

    June 29, 2011

  • Just ask Janet

    This is the last week of our Century of Service Centennial Celebration. I thought it appropriate to pull one more excerpt from Mr. Barnes H. Broiles’ book, Small Town Editor – 59 Years of Journalism. I think it is still as applicable today as it was nearly 50 years ago.

    June 25, 2011