Chris Lykins

Executive Editor

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Executive editor for the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

Chris Lykins

Charles, I can't stop him from being heard, but I'm not required to hand everyone a megaphone just because they show up. People I disagree with are in the paper all the time and will continue to be in the paper. There are also ways to talk about these types of topics. This just simply was…

Chris Lykins

I've had several people ask when this will be in print. It's on the page for our weekend edition.

Chris Lykins

As they've added more designations, it's become a little more difficult to track the jargon. I'll see about getting a guide or glossary included with these stories.

Shortened version:

There were 207 confirmed cases since the outbreak began in March.

There are 109 confirm…

Chris Lykins

It's in there, Kay. There were four in this story. If we have them, we list them.

Chris Lykins

Chris Lykins commented on A Mountaingate out of a molehill

I did tell them that! I didn't e-mail 250 friends because...well, I don't think I have 250 friends? Certainly not 250 that would care a great deal about soda choices. Besides, some of them might have been on the other side and I don't know how I would have handled someone having an opinio…

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Chris Lykins commented on A Mountaingate out of a molehill

He's not employed — he's a guest columnist, which is why his column runs under the "Guest Column" section.

There are a couple of different ways you can handle this. There's this, which I can understand being deeply satisfying. Who doesn't want to give the GOOD DAY speech from Willy …

Chris Lykins

Those are the numbers that are in the story.

Chris Lykins

How about we just listen to the medical and scientific experts?

Chris Lykins

Unfortunately the health department won't be releasing that type of information. In fact, they won't even identify the deceased because of medical privacy laws. We only have this because friends and family agreed to talk to us on the record.

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Chris Lykins commented on I fought the law and Trump won

Come on, Gary. It's a guest opinion column. This paper has always run them from all across the political spectrum and different writers have always cheesed off different readerships. As comforting as the "back in my day" thought process can be — and at 45 I have to slap myself out of it f…