December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Grateful and blessed

To the Editor:  In the early morning hours of Nov. 28, 2017, my house was completely engulfed in fire when I woke up.  Only by the grace and goodness of God was I able to get out of my house and walk to my neighbor’s house.  More...

Time to take note and pray

Mumbles

The desperation I am seeing on the part of our enemies who are hell bent on destroying America has been scaring me for some time now. During the past several decades they have been chipping away at our freedoms and moral values without much pushback. More...

The jolly ol’ elf

Other Voices

(Publisher’s Note: This column first appeared in this paper Dec. 21, 2016, edition of this paper.) I was granted an exclusive interview last week with the jolly ol’ elf himself, Santa Claus. More...

Four ways to improve the tax bill

Other Voices

The Senate-passed tax bill is a policy triumph that will provide a shot of performance enhancing drugs to the veins of the economy. More...

Christmas tree place on Courthouse dome

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Dec. 12, 2007   CITY WATER and sewer customers will notice a change in their utility bills in January. The city council also approved a measure to cut garbage pickup for polycarts to once per week.  More...

Planning my holiday road trip

My favorite holiday movie is National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. I’m not alone. People love the film because it shows that no matter how bad your Christmas is, things could be worse. More...

It’s fruitcake season

All That’s Fit to Print

I have a friend who probably cheered when he saw the first storebought fruitcake in the grocery store. We never had those growing up. More...

Political Cartoon

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Court guilty of being hilarious

A lawyer friend of mine forwarded me the following the other day.  He claims they are actual statements during court cases. Even though he’s a lawyer, I believe him.  Judge: I know you, don’t I?  Defendant: Uh, yes.  More...