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Printed public notices at risk
Late last year I wrote about a bill that was filed in an attempt to take printed public notices out of newspapers and place them on the World Wide Web. It appears that bill, and a similar one, have been referred to a House committee (Government Transparency and Operation) before they advance further.

Plenty to be thankful for this year
The season of Thanksgiving is upon us. This week many of us will gather with family, friends or even complete strangers to share in the celebration, and there is plenty to be thankful for this year.

Mayor Pro-Tem Bonner addresses hospital issue


News-Press Editorial: MCHD expansion project
Moore County Hospital District, in an attempt to further its efforts to provide quality health care to the residents of the district, has come up with a plan of action. Following a failed bond election in which taxpayers said no to a $49 million bond that would have allowed for the construction of a new hospital and assisted living center, MCHD's board and management began exploring other options. The option that they feel works best is adding on to the existing structure, relocate services there and eventually remodeling the "old" portion of the building.

Remembering D-Day on 70th anniversary
As we observe the 70th anniversary of “the longest day,” D-Day, June 6, 1944, I’m reminded of so many Texans who charged the coast of Normandy heeding the words of their commander, Gen. Eisenhower: “Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle-hardened. He will fight savagely. I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full Victory!”



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