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Editorial

It’s hot, dry and dangerous: Exercise caution

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 | Smithville Times

It seems that in our modern world there is very few issues that people from all walks of life — as well as all political persuasions — seem to be able to agree on.

Track: Lady Cavs fail to medal, but improve times at state

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 | Smithville Times

Lake Travis didn’t walk away from last weekend’s state track and field championship with any medals, but that doesn’t mean something wasn’t accomplished.

Baseball: Lake Travis – Callalen series set

Monday, May 25, 2009 | Smithville Times

Lake Travis will play a best two-of-three series against Corpus Christi Calallen in the Region IV Semifinal this weekend.

Transparency is the only way to conduct government

Thursday, March 19, 2009 | Smithville Times

One only need to observe any Central Texas media outlet to know what the poster-child of secrecy and bad governance for decades looks like – the Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC).

Free speech isn’t always what you may want to hear

Tuesday, March 17, 2009 | Smithville Times

Voltaire said it best: “I may not agree with what you say, but I would die for your right to say it.”

Looking to serve? Run for public office

Monday, February 9, 2009 | Smithville Times | 1

It is becoming increasingly difficult for local governmental entities to find willing citizens to run for pubic office, particularly in rural communities.

Newspaper switching to home delivery March 12

Saturday, January 31, 2009 | Smithville Times | 1

Two weeks ago I had the privilege of letting Westlake Picayune subscribers know that in short order we would be taking control of newspaper delivery on a weekly basis.

Hart saved LTISD taxpayers big bucks

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 | Smithville Times

Lake Travis Independent School District Assistant Superintendent for Business and Financial Services Bob Hart has announced his retirement at the end of this current school year.

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