Rich Macke, Author at Port Arthur News - Page 2 of 11


MACKE: We still struggle together

Throughout the morning of Aug. 30th, 2017, which for many of us started very, very early, we woke to the water entering our homes uninvited. ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Wednesday, August 29, 2018 10:52 pm


Before casting that stone, is your house glass?

I know I may speak for many adults around the area when I say “I sure am glad Social Media wasn’t around when I was ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Monday, June 25, 2018 12:59 pm


Transparency needed to minimize spending questions

In the age of which we now live, where Social Media reigns as king of false information and fake news, it is more important than ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Saturday, December 9, 2017 3:26 pm


Is it too early to put up the Christmas tree?

Living in a household of four adults, opinions vary on seemingly every topic discussed. This is especially so when it comes to when to put ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Saturday, November 25, 2017 11:24 am


Talk is cheap on City Streets until work gets done.

The streets around Port Arthur have been a problem for years. Citizens continue to be frustrated due to the lack of focus on fixing streets. ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Saturday, November 11, 2017 12:30 pm


Carelessness could have turned deadly

Last week, after running by The Port Arthur News office to check on progress of our remodel, I drove toward El Paso as I do ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:09 pm


Oh, Chester, say it ain’t so!

Upon my arrival to Port Arthur almost six years ago, one of the very first people I had the pleasure of meeting was News columnist ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Saturday, October 21, 2017 8:13 pm


Is the Port Arthur cleanup taking too long?

It’s easy for residents to become frustrated when they continue to see home after home and pile after pile of debris still on the side ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Saturday, October 14, 2017 7:40 pm


City police car policy a poor decision

Imagine an estranged husband goes to the house of his ex-wife and three young children in Port Arthur at 11 at night. The family is ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Saturday, October 7, 2017 12:12 pm


Don’t like it? Good. In this country, everyone has a right to protest

Across the world there are a number of countries that punish citizens for voicing their opinions against leaders. For example Bahrain, one of the smallest ... Read more

by Rich Macke, Saturday, September 30, 2017 1:10 pm

< Older Newer >