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    Honoring mothers

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    Today we honor mothers. We honor the mother who brought us into the world and raised and nurtured us. Some will also honor others who are like mothers to them in some way. For me that list would be long ...

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    Low gas price

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    In case you are looking for low gas prices, check out Cracker Barrel,112 Sam Houston Drive, in Victoria. The price of unleaded gas is really $2.89 a gallon. We had a typo in this morning's paper that increased the price, ...

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    Remembering flood of 1998

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    For years a lone window frame hanged from high up in a pecan tree near the intersection of South Esplanade and West Heaton streets in Cuero. Often times I wondered why the property owner or the city didn’t take it ...

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    Who is your team's biggest fan?

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    When I was in high school, our football teams were not known for their winning seasons, but our band was great and the cheerleaders were full of spirit. Some people came to the games just to watch the band perform ...

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    A Deer Greeting

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    This morning when I went outside to leave for work, I was greeted by a deer standing near my car. I watched her as I put my purse and bag in the front seat. I was able to get my ...

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    Sometimes plans have to change

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    Sometimes goods things have to be delayed a little so you can enjoy even more good things. That is such the case with our Summer Fun Zone, which outlines some of the many summer camps and activities for students. We ...

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    School is out, so now what do we do?

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    We know every student in the area is eagerly awaiting the end of the school year. We also know parents are busy looking for things to keep their children occupied and entertained this summer. The Advocate is putting together its ...

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    The Best is coming

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    Starting Monday many of you will get phone calls from our reporters wanting to talk to you about being named the Best in the Crossroads. The voting spanned most of January. Then it took time to tabulate more than 3,000 ...

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    No time for recklessness

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    I see a lot of crazy driving and recklessness out on the highways and streets. I can usually shake my head and not think about it any more. But this morning I witnessed some recklessness that has stuck with me. ...

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    In the rush for Christmas, don't forget Thanksgiving

    By bcooper in Daily Commute

    Say it ain’t so, Thanksgiving is being overshadowed yet another year by Christmas and the people who put up Christmas decorations before Thanksgiving. I am seeing more and more yards decked out in Christmas lights, inflatables and other yard decorations. ...

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