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Wildflowers: Show-stopping display of nature’s bounty available for motorists to enjoy

While traveling around the Lone Star State this spring, motorists are being treated to a show-stopping display of bright blues, vibrant pinks, deep reds and rich yellows. And recent rains brought us an early explosion of color that’s only going to get better before the season ends.

Insights from great minds on taxes

Wise and witty thoughts are the only things that bring me any solace during tax-filing season — thoughts, such as these: “The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream.” (Bill Murray) “What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.” (Mark Twain) “It’s fitting that April 14 is National Pecan Day, because it is the day we recognize nuts, and April 15 is the day we pay our taxes to support them.” (Craig Ferguson) Billy, that’s a great idea. Mark, let’s not forget that the tax collector also skins our wallets. And, Craig, you explain well why our tax system is nutty.

Strengthening Communities: The Role of Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Awareness Months

April is both Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Awareness month. The following article is the first article of a five-week series focusing on raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. Locally, HCWC served 616 community members that experienced sexual assault or abuse and 899 children that suffered abuse and their protective caregivers.


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