“For in the gospel the righteousness of God
is revealed — a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written:
‘The righteous will live by faith.’ “
Anyone who has studied notable Texans of the past is aware that early Texans traveled. In the early years, it was often done on foot or horseback. Thank heavens Longview and environs now are blessed with good, modern transportation.
To visitors from all over the world, the city of San Antonio is a salsa-infused melting pot of Texas history, art and culture. To the delight of my three daughters, however, it is so much more.
At some point, I figured, even Trump supporters would get tired of all the lies and exaggerations uttered by their fearless leader. But I was wrong. There’s no shame in the White House or in the 35% of the American population who support him regardless of the issue.
GUSHER: For the two Longview-area districts that achieved grades of A in the latest Texas Education Agency accountability ratings. Spring Hill ISD notched the achievement for a second straight year, while White Oak ISD jumped to an A in the latest ratings. Spring Hill ISD attributed the dist…
During my 20-plus years of working in the radio business, I met and interviewed many celebrities. Virtually all of them were promoting something (a new movie, record, book, or something else they were trying to sell), which is why they were spending time with me.
Gov. Greg Abbott's roundtable response to gun violence and the need for local governments to secure their electronic data were among the topics being discussed this week by Texas editors.
Across most Texas school districts, state data shows that average teacher attrition — in this case leaving one district for a position in another — is higher in districts with fewer students.
U.S. Steel, one of America’s largest metal makers, just announced it’ll idle two blast furnaces in the coming months. That could put hundreds of workers out of a job.
One issue that could have been headed off and another any electric utility should be prepared for got the blame Tuesday for the massive outage that left tens of thousands of East Texans without power Sunday.
“Omniscient” is the word most often used to describe God, which is not to diminish the two other big “omnis” — omnipotence and omnipresence — but those two seem to be used on an as-needed basis by the deity.
The Dallas Five. First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs. Santa Fe High School. And now most recently, the Walmart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, where 22 more innocent people lost their lives.
We haven’t heard the recording, so we don’t know for sure what exactly was said. But what we do know — if you assume everything Michael Quinn Sullivan says occurred is factually accurate — is that Speaker Dennis Bonnen did not commit bribery.
This month, financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his jail cell. One legal expert declared Epstein’s apparent suicide “unfathomable.” Attorney General William Barr said he was “appalled” and promised an investigation.
Constantine Buckley “Buck” Kilgore was the namesake of a Gregg County community and a graduate of a long-ago East Texas school. I’ll have more on Fowler Institute in a minute.
It is difficult to discourage and impossible to manage Justin Amash because he, unusual among politicians, does not want much and wants nothing inordinately. He would like to win a sixth term as congressman. He does not, however, want it enough to remain in today's Republican Party.
A school in Texas can fail to meet state education standards for four years before the state shuts it down. A lot of students can go without the education they're due in four years' time.
In response to the News-Journal editorial published Wednesday, I wanted to outline the many steps that the City of Longview and the Longview Fire Department have taken as partners to improve the status (and lower the unfunded liability) of the Fire Pension Fund. It is not accurate to say tha…
When was the last time you sang the song below in church? Did you really think about the words, or was it just a beautiful song to you? We sang it in our church this past Sunday. I believe the words should be sung, believed, and practiced by everyone. It was written by Peter Scholtes.
Harsh poverty plagues our country despite its great wealth. More than 33 million Americans are poor, by any reasonable standard. Another 20 million to 30 million are needy. Poverty is increasing in the United States, not decreasing.
The inhumanity of the state's deadly sweat-box prisons and a smarter approach in the fight against HPV in Texas were among the topics being discussed this week by Texas editors.
Most days, this newspaper carries reports of lives lost on highways across East Texas. Some of those stories are about deadly collisions. Others are about pedestrians hit and killed by vehicles.
After a relatively smooth first legislative session that earned him accolades for a good inaugural effort, House Speaker Dennis Bonnen seemed to be on top of things, basking in the praise. Then, it was if he had stuck his finger in a live light socket. On purpose.
CHICAGO — Given its surplus of violence and scarcity of resources, Chicago surely has bigger things to worry about than the menace, as the city sees it, of Laura Pekarik’s cupcakes. Herewith redundant evidence of regulatory government’s unsleeping solicitousness for the strong.
Retirement pensions are one of the most coveted of all employment benefits, and with good reason. Even if a company or government entity is unable to offer a salary that is competitive with others vying for the same workers, offering a pension can be a deal-changer.
We are under siege in America. Things we once considered important are being attacked: the Constitution, the flag, the national anthem, the judicial system, even law enforcement officers.
It’s more nuanced than building a wall to stop immigrants from coming into the country, but President Donald Trump’s new rule limiting the people who can be new Americans to those who won’t need public assistance is a lot more significant.
Just as the liberal media largely erased Latinos from coverage of the El Paso shooting — by excluding Latino commentators and focusing on guns — so too did the El Paso shooting nearly erase the White House hopes of Julian Castro.
Many people write about the poor; fewer listen to them. Sometimes we get memoirs from those who have risen from poverty, but seldom do those with means live among the poor and tell us about unprivileged lives.