Columns/Opinions

Tue
12
Jan

Deadline for candidate statements is Feb. 1

In the interest of helping keep our readers informed, The Cameron Herald invites candidates in the March 1 primary elections to submit statements about their candidacies for publication in The Cameron Herald free of charge.
Candidates are invited to submit their statements anytime during the month of January. We will make every effort to publish the statements in the edition closest to the date they are submitted.
Without exception, candidate statements must be submitted before 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1. Statements submitted on Feb. 1 will be published in the Feb. 4 edition.
Statements submitted after the deadline will not be published.
We welcome candidates to submit a statement, with a photo, outlining their background and specific reasons why they are the best choice.
Here are the guidelines:
1. Statements should focus on the candidate’s views about current issues involving the school district and the candidate’s qualifications.

Sun
18
Oct

Constitutional amendments proposed

On the Nov. 3 general election ballot, voters will consider seen proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution.
All statewide Texas ballot propositions are legislatively referred constitutional amendments, according to the Texas Legislative Council. They are referred to the ballot by the state legislature and, if approved by voters, become a part of the Texas State Constitution.
As a service to our readers, The Cameron Herald will publish analyses of the proposed amendments. Today’s segment is the first of a three-part series and includes the first to propositions on the ballot. The Information in the segments is from the Texas Legislative Council and the

Thu
08
Oct

Thrift Shop volunteers, supporters honored at luncheon

Cameron Area Christian Services recently held an appreciation luncheon honoring Thrift Shop volunteers and supporters.

By Alan Wood, Cameron Area Christian Services

Thu
08
Oct

Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District appointments

By County Judge David Barkemeyer

Thu
08
Oct

Economic freedom at stake

In recent months almost 3,000 citizens and friends of Milam County eagerly signed petitions, wrote letters, and used other means declaring strong opposition to long secret plans for a Little River Off-Channel Reservoir. If it happens it would be somewhere in the Gause-Milano area.
The most detestable aspect of the planning is the Brazos River Authority’s power of eminent domain, BRA’s power to seize private property with payment of mere market value of the confiscated properties.
My purpose in this letter is to show you that Milam is not alone. Our nation is experiencing a creeping totalitarian tendency that all U.S. citizens must wake up and see. Explaining this may be a challenge for some readers, but here it is as reported on-line and in print.

Wed
30
Sep

Health Department changes

By Milam County Judge David Barkemeyer

Wed
23
Sep

Little River Off Channel Reservoir still in plan

By Milam County Judge David Barkemeyer

Thu
27
Aug

The going gets tough

By County Judge David Barkemeyer

Fri
21
Aug

County tax roll review

County Judge David Barkemeyer

By David Barkemeyer, County Judge

Wed
29
Jul

Family of woman who died in custody deserves answers, Abbott says

by ED STERLING

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