Rual Texas’ strength found in pioneer spirit Posted in: Opinions As a nation, as a state and as a local community, we face a challenging chapter in our lives as we and the world navigate the COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic. As I write this article, I pray that each of you and your loved ones remains safe and healthy. Please know ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!