Texas Fruit Growers Cautiously Optimistic About Yields

Chill hours have been sufficient for most fruit crops in the Winter Garden area, but more may be required for some Hill County and North Texas fruit crops. (Michael Miller/ Texas A&M AgriLife)


Ask Aunt B

Someone very close to me has dementia. Boy is it difficult to watch. I am not quite sure how to support those I love that are even closer to this person. Can you give me any ideas?

Caregivers, whether they're medical professional or informal caregivers like family members, are integral components of many health care teams.

Party Toast for the Win

Being a grandparent is spectacular.

Schools & Sports

O.H. Ivie Churns Out Four More Massive Legacy Class ShareLunkers

O.H. Ivie continued its hot streak with four more massive Legacy Class Share-Lunkers in the span of four days. O.H.

Pickleball - Observations From a Cucumber

I did it.


Logan Rice (left) and his dad Lawrance Rice with their drone hovering in the background, about to scout a distant field for wild hogs.



Columns & Editorials

Dear Aunt B,

Ok, I guess we are pretty much assured Spring is here. Do you have any gardening advice for me? I love flowers but don’t know much and haven’t had much luck in the past.


One of your important sources of retirement income will likely be Social Security — but when should you start taking it?

I’ve been doing it all wrong. It’s a sobering feeling, panicky almost.

Forney Messenger

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