By Luke Clayton, Outdoors Editor I like to keep our weekly visits lighthearted and hopefully share a bit of information and knowledge I’ve gleaned from kicking around in the outdoors the past half century. But occasionally I feel the need to … [Read more] about Helicopter Hog Hunts Doing Far More Harm Than Good
Press release from Rep. Dan Flynn, Dist. 2 to The Northeast Texan The Flynn Report: Of Border Security and UT Admissions Greetings Friends, Constituents and Supporters: Now that Committee assignments have been made, committees are getting organized and … [Read more] about The Flynn Report: Of Border Security and UT Admissions
By Luke Clayton With the close of deer season, many sportsmen and women are going through their annual post deer season doldrums. But, cheer up, there is a great deal to do in the outdoors right now rather than mull through old outdoor magazines and watch … [Read more] about This Week in the Outdoors
By Luke Clayton, Outdoors Editor My goal has always been when “visiting” with you via this column each week, to impart a bit of knowledge and possibly entertainment. I usually try to skirt the controversial topics. A simple search on the Texas Parks and … [Read more] about Why Can’t We All Get Along?
Kaufman County elected officials were sworn into office Thursday, January 1, 2015 at the Kaufman County Courthouse, and afterward, a reception was held in their honor at Maples Hall. The following photos chronicle the … [Read more] about Kaufman County Swears in New Officials
WASHINGTON – Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Tax Increase Prevention Act (H.R. 5771): “Our nation’s tax code is hopelessly … [Read more] about Tax Extender Bill Highlights Need for Fundamental Tax Reform
By Luke Clayton Luke Clayton, Outdoors EditorFor the past 26 years, around the first week of December, I have compiled a list of sometimes hard to find but always very useful gifts for sportsmen/sportswomen. Those of us that enjoy the outdoors often use items … [Read more] about Christmas Gift Ideas for The Sportsman
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-Dallas)WASHINGTON—U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), a leading conservative and chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on H.R. 5682, a bill approving the Keystone XL … [Read more] about Calling on the Senate, White House to Approve Keystone
By Luke Clayton I remember well the first time I hunted quail at Hidden Lakes Hunting Resort located near Lake Fork at Yantis when the shooting resort first opened about 7 years ago. Owner Billy Burnett invited me up to check out his operation. Before our … [Read more] about Hidden Lakes Hunting Resort- Where the quail are!