October 25, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

I never liked Brussels sprouts

Other Voices

I started doing a lot of things in 2017 that I never thought I’d do. I hired a personal trainer. God bless Chelsea for her talent and ability to inspire me to reach my goals. More...

Egret really do eat quail

Mumbles

One thought comes to mind every time I hear someone talk about the Kennedy assassination... “cattle egret eat baby quail!”  I guess that thought will now be soundly driven home. More...

A lifetime of taxes is enough

Other Voices

My father built a small business from scratch with years of sweat equity and many weeks and months away from home. He employed about 100 people, and by the end of his working years the business was highly successful. He became a millionaire. More...

Gray Ladies to reorganize at Early Memorial Hospital

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Oct. 24, 2007   THE ANNUAL Pumpkins on the Square activities will be Tuesday, Oct. 30 with pumpkin decorating and Halloween costume contests.  More...

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I need more time

All That’s Fit to Print

I found this supposedly eighth grade final exam circa 1895. This is the test. How many do you know? Good luck.  Grammar (Time, one hour)  1. Give nine rules for the use of capital letters.  2. More...

The model for healthy eating?

The states of Washington and Oregon recently passed laws making buying, selling and smoking marijuana legal to varying degrees.  Sales of Cheetos and Doritos have soared among citizens suffering from a medical condition known as “the munch More...

Want the truth? Turn off the TV

One thing I’ve learned in nearly 30 years in the newspaper biz is this: There is a logical explanation for nearly everything.  “A bomb went off at the high school. More...