Category: Opinion

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Editorial: Fall brings change, chance for more

A common saying is that the two things we cannot avoid are death and taxes. We should add a third pillar to the old saying by including change. Change affects young and old, both genders and all races and religious backgrounds. No one and no thing is above its reach.

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Love begins with yourself

Everybody is looking for love. Regardless if we realize it or not, love is what we all ultimately yearn for. Human beings spend copious amounts of time in the pursuit of love. We do everything we can – online dating, going out to clubs and bars – to find that perfect catch. So much time, effort and money is spent searching for the “right one.”

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OPINION: Gum wrapper can be expensive

Plastic bags and Styrofoam cups adorn the fence line. Newspapers billow along the roadside. Cigarette butts are scattered across the ground like stars across the night sky. It’s a beautiful scene.

Well, OK, maybe it isn’t. In fact, it’s downright ugly.

I detest litter, especially because there is absolutely no reason for it. Tossing a soda can out of the car window is no big deal; it’s just one can – except it isn’t. There are more than 20 million drivers in the state of Texas. Just imagine if everyone tossed “just one” thing out the window every day.

Jackie Smith, Panhandle PBS programming and viewer services director, and Chris Hayes, content director, screen video for a new program. 1

EDITORIAL: It’s not just ‘Big Bird’: Watch Panhandle PBS

There is a little TV station that lives down on the lower-numbered channels. It is a little station that few of us settle on when we’re just searching for something to zone out on. It’s a station that has been there for us since childhood but now that we’re older gets neglected like an old friend we don’t call often enough.