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Life Is Not Complicated, it's not abuse it's DISCIPLINE...

I have been hesitant about addressing the Adrian Peterson “child abuse” charges. Note the quotes. This may be an indication of where I stand.

This story has been unfolding so rapidly and some of the conversations surrounding the issue have been so downright confrontational, accusatory and judgmental that I needed to take a step back and make sure my thoughts on this situation were sensible and above all presented in an educated, useful, and hopefully informative way. 993 more words

Two Texas Jailers Fired In Misconduct Investigation

TYLER, Texas (AP) – Two East Texas jailers have been fired in ongoing investigations into falsified welfare-check records.

Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith said Tuesday the former detention officer and sergeant were fired after being placed on leave. 93 more words


Who Killed Sam Cook? Family seeking answers 7 years later

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -Seven years ago, a Lufkin man was murdered in cold blood while he slept in his bed. Sam Cook was shot three times on September 11, 2007 shortly after midnight. 284 more words


Surf's Up! Catch the Wave! 2015 Billboards

So I’ve seen several billboards lately around Tyler that are intruiging. Not because they are designed particularly well, but because they don’t contain much info. No URL. 91 more words

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The Piney Dark Horror Contest

I’m so excited to announce that I’m working as Managing Editor on this year’s Piney Dark Contest at SFASU!


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Black and White Memories

Today we took a trip back to one of the happiest places of my childhood, the east Texas piney woods.  Because I found the trip so nostalgic, I decided to play with black and white for some of my pictures I took. 168 more words