August 17, 2017

NOTE: Here we post columns written by community members, city leaders and Flash staff. The opinions expressed in this section are not necessarily those held by The Flash Today. Contact information for each writer will be provided at the bottom of each column.

Listening to the People

June 11, 2017 0

Grudges and grievances can last a long time.  Just two weeks ago someone decided to rehash the 2014 city council election with me.  He told me I was arrogant, dishonest, and deserving of defeat because […]

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

June 5, 2017 0

A few weeks ago I wrote that the Erath County Appraisal District and its counterparts throughout the state were raising property valuations, meaning that taxpayers will have to pay more in property taxes unless they […]

More Monumental Thoughts

May 29, 2017 0

The public debate over what to do about monuments to Confederate political and military leaders continues unabated.  Last week I offered my own contribution, writing they should remain to challenge us to come to grips […]

Wild named All-American golf

May 25, 2017 0

STEPHENVILLE (May 25, 2017( – Tarleton’s Casey Wild has been named first-team All-American by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association, the committee announced on Wednesday. It’s the first time in Wild’s career that she has been named […]

How Far We’ve Come

May 22, 2017 1

Two years ago a white racist monster murdered nine African Americans attending a church service.  The revelation that he collected flags and other memorabilia of the Confederacy helped launch a national debate over what to […]

Appraising the Situation

May 15, 2017 0

In Erath County and throughout Texas county appraisal districts are sending out property appraisal notices.  Many recipients are upset because they’re being told that their appraised property values are going up.  They believe that this […]

After the Election

May 8, 2017 0

Nobody should be too surprised at the outcome of the election, wherein all incumbents, including three of the four members of the self-proclaimed “Conservative” team, “won” re-election.  I capitalize and put “Conservative” in quotation marks […]

Re-elect Sherry Zachery

April 30, 2017 0

Early voting for the May 6 city election has already begun.  But for those who have not yet cast a ballot, I urge you to vote to re-elect Sherry Zachery to the Stephenville City Council. […]

The Broken Record Plays Again!

April 24, 2017 0

“I like paying taxes,” said Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.  “With them I buy civilization.” I was thinking of that statement when working on my own income taxes the night before Tax Day.  […]

Paging Goldilocks

April 17, 2017 1

Where’s Goldilocks when we really need her? You all know the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  While the ursine owners of a house in the woods are absent, she seeks the right porridge, […]

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