“Saddle up and ride out of town after the sun goes down” It’s time for council members to give City Attorney Ron Stutes the boot. His bad advice and bungling have, arguably, cost Palestine and its working-class taxpayers $1 million or more. The city can’t afford any more of Stutes’ incompetence. During closing arguments Monday,

Texas Man Jailed for City Ordinance Violations

By Johnnie Belle Reagan I just googled that headline like we do everything now days and what I found wasn’t shocking yet…  There are all kinds of City Ordinances.  In Waco a Manager of a Strip Club was arrested because an undercover cop saw two dancers touching a patron. Another site reported a Copperas Cove

Better Call Stutes

  By Johnnie Belle Reagan   Is the Palestine City Council its own worst enemy by continuing to stand by the policy of letting the experts do their job?  Are they being led astray because they trust what they are told by paid contractors or employees?  If they blindly follow the advice and do not