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7:35am

Fri December 28, 2012
Commentary

Gary Borders: A tribute to Mattie Dellinger, meeting deadlines at 101

Willie Nelson and Mattie Dellinger enjoy each other's company in 2008.
Credit Willie Nelson fan site

Gary Borders profiles another columnist in his neck of the woods. Mattie Dellinger is an institution in the life of Center, Texas – or as she would call it "Center of the Universe."

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7:35am

Thu December 27, 2012
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for December 27, 2012

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain laments the post holiday bulge and an oversupply of holiday leftovers, especially the liquid kind.

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7:35am

Tue December 25, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: Indulgences in eggnog and its history

Commentator Gary Joiner is an eggnog snob! He has the story behind his favorite eggnog recipe, and there's a history lesson mixed in. Click on this story to view Marilyn Joiner's recipe.

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10:20am

Fri December 21, 2012
Business

Ville Platte record store to close, online sales remain

Credit Offbeat

A Ville Platte, La., record store specializing in Cajun, zydeco and swamp pop music will close Saturday, Dec. 22. Floyd Soileau opened Floyd’s Record Shop in 1956. In its heyday, Soileau had more than 20 employees working his retail and wholesale business. But the digital age changed everything. Soileau plans to keep the mail-order business open.

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7:35am

Fri December 21, 2012
Commentary

Gary Borders: On Christmas memories and compromised Santas

Credit O. Rufus Lovett

On the Friday before Christmas, commentator Gary Borders joins us to reflect on his memories of Christmas’ past and present. He also introduces us to the offbeat Santa-themed photos of Kilgore College photography instructor O. Rufus Lovett.

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