For several weeks, I haven’t written an opinion column. It’s not that I haven’t had things to say; it’s that sometimes it’s best to sit back and observe and let others speak out. Other times, it’s best to stand up and make yourself heard.

When a local county sheriff feels compelled to make this profound statement; “This effort must be a cooperative one that combines local, state and the few willing federal agencies,” we should all pay very close attention. 

If you listen as closely and as intently (even though I am a male) as I do around here in the newspaper’s office, you will hear people talking about digitail, more and more often.

Hello Frio! My name is Duke, and I live in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. I have seen pictures of you in the Bee-Picayune along with your columns. I look just like you, with orange and white stripes, but my fur’s a little lighter colored, and I have a little more heft… ok fine, I’m pretty chubby. A…

With a job that requires plenty of reading, writing and communicating, it probably comes as no surprise that some of my favorite places in a community are libraries.

Writers face, at different times, something called, writer’s block. Writer’s block is that mental condition when the writer cannot start, further or finish their writing. 

The demand for me to share with all of my fortunate readers  a few selections of my words of Kat-Wisdom has been purrsistent and meowingful.After pondering on the vast number of very important Kat-Knowledge I could and should share, I narrowed the list down to a few of the most important obs…

The response from my first newspaper article was really great. Before I wrote that and it was published the only thing I used newspapers for was … well you know, when I had to go. Now I use the convenient potty-house in my spacious living quarters here at The Beeville Bee-Picayune. And I wri…

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