Borderline with Gary Borders

Friday at 7:35 a.m.

Each week Gary will offer up a variety of observations and personal experience is a highly engaging commentary from East Texas.

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9:02am

Fri January 25, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: On meetings with Monk Willis

The late Monk Willis spends time with his friend, Gary Borders.
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Commentator Gary Borders pens a tribute to his late friend Monk Willis, a Longview businessman, civic leader and adviser to President Lyndon Johnson.

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7:35am

Fri January 18, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: On memories of Camp Pirtle, Scout Laws

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Commentator Gary Borders, on a reporting mission, takes a memory-filled side trip to his childhood Boy Scout camp.

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7:35am

Fri January 11, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: Let the crape myrtles grow, please

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Commentator Gary Borders takes on a troublesome landscaping tradition in the Deep South, the winter pruning of crape myrtles.

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7:35am

Fri January 4, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: Cursive lives on, thanks to Mr. Penmanship

Commentator Gary Borders pays homage to cursive writing and the teachers who help to keep it alive.

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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.
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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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