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Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: The graying of the workforce

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: The graying of the workforce

As a member of the Texas Bar Association, I receive a copy of the Texas Bar Journal, its monthly publication. The latest edition devotes the bulk of the magazine’s content…

Letter to the Editor: Washington needs to face hard truths about Social Security, health care

Letter to the Editor: Washington needs to face hard truths about Social Security, health care

We have all heard, and likely agreed, with the sentiments expressed by the Honorable Mr. Hamilton (in Lee Hamilton’s column currently running, titled “A Debate We Can Never Resolve”). I…

Texans turn out to say goodbye to ‘American sniper’ Chris Kyle

Texans turn out to say goodbye to ‘American sniper’ Chris Kyle

By Kathryn Jones Editor The funeral procession for slain Navy SEAL and sniper Chris Kyle left his hometown of Midlothian this morning and by 11 a.m. had reached Temple on…

Thousands pay tribute to Kyle

Thousands pay tribute to Kyle

By Kathryn Jones Editor ARLINGTON — In a stadium that bears the names of football heroes like Tony Dorsett and legendary Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry, thousands came from all…

Lee Hamilton: A debate we can never resolve

Lee Hamilton: A debate we can never resolve

Changing circumstances, new challenges facing the country, and shifting national moods will always demand that we rethink what we want out of government.  A few weeks ago, in his second…

The Undercurrent: Finding the silver lining in negative news

The Undercurrent: Finding the silver lining in negative news

Reporters often get attacked for focusing on negative news. The phrase “shoot the messenger” comes from the Greek playwright Sophocles who wrote that no one likes the person who brings bad…

New York Times: Suspect in Texas veteran’s killing was hospitalized

New York Times: Suspect in Texas veteran’s killing was hospitalized

[Editor's note: Glen Rose Current Editor Kathryn Jones has been working on the Chris Kyle-Chad Littlefield slaying stories for The New York Times this week. This is a story appearing…

Littlefield remembered as a ‘rock’

Littlefield remembered as a ‘rock’

By Kathryn Jones Editor Chad Littlefield, who was killed alongside retired Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle last Saturday at Rough Creek Lodge’s shooting range near Glen Rose, died with a…

Randy Mac: Just clownin’ around got me a big ‘uh-oh’ moment

Randy Mac: Just clownin’ around got me a big ‘uh-oh’ moment

Some days I wonder if I’ll ever run out of stories. I guess that’ll happen if I’m ever unable to remember days past! It was back in about 1978 or…

Accused killer’s ‘terrified’ sister says Routh acted ‘crazy’ after confessing to shooting

By Kathryn Jones Editor 911 call from Routh’s sister to police In a 911 call obtained by The Dallas Morning News, the sister of accused killer Eddie Ray Routh told…