May 25, 2016 RSS feed / Editorials

Shame on us, indeed

Alex McRae

Once upon a time, most members of Congress were respected and admired by the people they served. But now? According to a survey by Public Policy Polling, Congress is now less popular than root canals, traffic jams and cockroaches. Really. More...

Political Cartoon

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Clinton’s enablers on the right

Other Voices

Is there anything more laughable than all the former members of the George W. Bush brain trust torching conservatives for getting behind Donald Trump? More...

From our Files

News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  May 24, 2006   JESSICA Hope Harris of Bluffton and Joe Eldridge Miller of Iron City were united in marriage March 25, 2006, at First Baptist Church of Blakely. Rev. More...

Name that tune

All That’s Fit to Print

I have been trying to remember the words of a song about a petunia in an onion patch. I can’t remember if the petunia is lonely or the only. More...

Alvin!

Mumbles

Alvinnn!!! But, that didn’t slow him down. He pounced on the carport steps and into the house before I could move. He was last seen racing through the kitchen and into the den. More...

The Good Folks of Lennox Valley

Vera and Father O’Reilly conflict not hottest news in Lennox Valley

The home of my childhood rests snugly between two lakes with names descended from ancient Native Americans. It’s been a while since I’ve had a mailing address in “The Valley” and through the years a lot of things have changed. More...

Graduating from children’s sermons

As a parent, I’ve found that I don’t particularly want my children to age anymore, but I am thankful they have grown out of, or matured past, some things.  The top items on this list include, in no particular order:  1. More...