Americans believe in value of work

Oklahomans from Kenton to Idabel and Hollis to Quapaw understand the value of work and supporting our families. As Proverbs 14:23 states, “All hard work brings profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.” Unfortunately, the “talk” among Democrats in Washington, DC, will lead many of our families to poverty.

PTSD raises likelihood of heart disease

Dear Doctor: I'm the sister of a veteran, and I'm very interested in the recent study about people with PTSD having a higher risk of heart problems.

College freshman misses parent’s rules

DEAR HARRIETTE: I am a freshman at my university. I have always had a strict schedule because of my parents, and now I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed by the amount of freedom I have in college. Is this normal? I can't believe it, but I'm actually missing my parents and their rules. I don't want to ask them to step in and help me. I am supposed to be independent now. How can I make sure I'm making the best use of all this newfound free time? -- Freshman Life

Pelosi isn’t getting what she wants

Remember when President Joe Biden stunned the political world by threatening to veto a bipartisan $1.1 trillion traditional infrastructure spending bill that he, Joe Biden, had just encouraged the Senate to pass? It was a bizarre moment, but Biden was accommodating House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who planned to use the bipartisan bill as a hostage to force the passage of the much larger, partisan, $3.5 trillion social and climate spending proposal that Democrats wanted. If you want the traditional infrastructure spending, Pelosi told House members, you'll have to vote for the $3.5 trillion in left-wing Democratic priorities, too.

This week the Clinton and Weatherford city councils agreed to work together on a feasibility study to see if building a pipeline between the two cities could be advantageous for both.

In 1835, the Texas Revolution began as American settlers battled Mexican troops near the Guadalupe River.

We used to solve problems together

Americans are currently experiencing one of the most peculiar public episodes of my lifetime. Amid a deadly worldwide disease epidemic, many people are behaving like medieval peasants: alternately denying the existence of the plague, blaming an assortment of imaginary villains, or running around seeking chimerical miracle cures.