February 20, 2019 RSS feed / Editorials

Celebrating presidents

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A few days ago, we celebrated President’s Day, which used to be called George Washington’s Birthday, wherein we celebrated the father of our country, the man who didn’t lie about cutting down a cherry tree, making him the first and More...

It’s just another cake!

Mumbles

You have likely heard the tale about the first grade spelling book on the front lawn of the old Blakely-Union high school building during our high school days.  That spelling book has led to “fifty-something” years of marriage, three More...

LETTERS

We have many people dealing with a problem that stems from being a combat veteran, who went to war to fight for our freedoms that we enjoy and sometimes take for granted.  More...

Time stands still, then flies

“They’ll be gone before you know it.”  I know it, and hear it, all the time — people remarking about how quickly time flies in relation to raising children.  More...

Dedication ceremony held for new elementary school

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10 YEARS AGO Feb. 18, 2009 IN OBSERVANCE of Black History Month, The Freedom Council will have their Fifth Unsung Hero Banquet Feb. 28. Unsung Hero awards will be presented to Mandy Moses and Patricia Tolbert. More...

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Simple is as simple does

All That’s Fit to Print

Everything should be as simple as possible, but no simpler. That sentiment is attributed to Albert Einstein, but there are critics who doubt Einstein wrote or spoke it. More...

Spreading the love around

Another Valentine’s Day is in the books. I don’t remember them all, but one remains unforgettable. We had moved from New Orleans to Alexandria, La., over the Christmas holidays. More...

All the pro-trade Democrats go missing

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Does anyone know where all those free trade Democrats went?  More...