May 2, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Milly’s column

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Hello. I’m Milly, and I’ll be writing today’s column. I know you were all expecting to hear from Mitch, the bald-headed guy who lives at my house. He says he has a lot of work to do, so I agreed to fill in. More...

Wandering here and there

All That’s Fit to Print

A long time ago, I decided to make biscuits from scratch. No mixes, no exploding cans, no frozen dough. I did not consult a cookbook for a recipe, but winged it instead. I mixed flour and shortening and liquid. I threw in an egg for good measure. More...

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Goodbye, OPEC — We’re on our way

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I have argued many times on these pages and elsewhere that the shale oil and gas revolution is the story of the decade. Since 2007 U.S. oil and gas output has risen by about 75 percent, and the renaissance is still in its infancy stages.  More...

Golden Olympics held at Ray Knight Sportsplex

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  April 30, 2008   MARTHA Dubose retired from the classroom at 87 and now, at age 90, gets out every morning to work in her garden.  More...

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Vampire problem? Think not!


“I’m here because the Lord wanted me here (this long),” Addie Mallory said at her 105th birthday party here last August.  I guess He just ran out of things for her to do... More...

So what? We’ve all been there

A sane person can only tolerate so much hate, prejudice and politics. Sooner or later, we all need a break. But finding a quiet place to collect your thoughts and cool off is getting harder by the day. More...

The guide to responsible grocery shop driving

It is required by law that you have a license to drive a car.  It is required by law that you have a license to fish.  It is required by law that you do not remove a tag from a mattress.  But anybody — any age, any sex, any natio More...