Commentary

A column that reads like an N*SYNC song

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I hope that headline grabbed your attention. As much as I’d love to see a reunion tour of Justin Timberlake and the other guys, the closest thing to an N*SYNC lyric you’re going to get today is in this article. It might sound crazy, but it isn’t a lie; today we’re reviewing the words “buy,” “bye” and “by.”

Why is February spelled like that?

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I’m going to lean on my three years of high school Latin to answer this question. I really wanted to make sure I was profiled as a giant nerd during my formative teen years, so I took a class where we got extra credit for wearing a homemade toga to school for an entire day. Let’s just say I got my extra credit.

Students, parents should take FAFSA seriously

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The federal government requires many students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to verify information reported on the FAFSA, according to KHEAA. In many cases, their parents will also have to provide information.

Lessons from the classroom

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Thanks to the pandemic, most of the new movies are available to watch at home through streaming platforms like HBOMax, Netflix, Prime, Etc. With all of these new shows and movies at my fingertips, what have I been watching? The 1986-1991 sitcom, “Head of the Class,” of course! The show popped up on HBOMax and I remembered watching it as a kid.

The 11th District of Texas is special

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On January 3, 2021, I swore an oath in Washington before God to defend the Constitution and serve the incredible people of the 11th District of Texas. Since then, I have experienced some of the most challenging, memorable, and rewarding days of my life, but one thing has remained the same—I could not be more humbled or honored to represent this district and the exemplary people in it.

Berry’s Picks

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Soil Testing I really want to encourage folks to get out and pull a soil test to get ready for the upcoming season. This is one of the most economical viable management tools available to any farmer.