August 9, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Common sense would help a lot

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Editor’s Note: The following column is rerun from Aug 17, 2016. We look forward to Mitch’s column next week. More...

Football and Feathers


I think someone wrote a song about it... “I’m not as rabid as I once was, but I’m as rabid once (or twice) each season as I ever was!”  Thank God football season is here! More...

‘Real news’ from the hometown

The call was from an old friend.  He doesn’t live here anymore and calls periodically to get the skinny on his hometown — the scoop not printed in his hometown newspaper.  “So, what’s been going on in the ‘Vil More...

Skating rink opens in Fryer’s Hall

From our Files News from the past

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The perfect peanut

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It is almost peanut season, boiling peanut season that is. Back in 2007, researchers at Alabama A&M found that boiling peanuts bring out more than four times the phytochemicals in the peanut. More...

Things are more ‘real’ in reality

Fake news is bad. Fake TV “reality” shows are worse. I don’t blame the stars. I blame the TV industry.  More...

The Trump economy: Progress and peril

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Well, finally we are getting that “summer of recovery.” The July jobs report released Friday was a blockbuster — solid job gains across the economy, the lowest unemployment rate in more than a decade and a nice bump in wages.  More...

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