May 15, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

Secure congressional seats

Inside the Statehouse

Congressional seats are almost equivalent to federal judgeships. As you know, federal jurists are appointed for life. Congressmen run every two years but in reality they basically have lifetime tenure. More...

Underground RR bike route proving popular with cyclists

Our Opinions

You may have noticed bicyclists pedaling along Highways 43, 69 and 84 through Clarke County in recent weeks or stopped, eating in local restaurants. More...

Unrelated spending loads bill to aid troops

Congress Reports

Once again, the Democratic majority in Congress has chosen to force our troops to wait for the funding they need to continue their efforts in the Global War on Terror. More...

Fulton compared to Ingalls' Walnut Grove

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Linda Brown's recently published book, "Fulton Tales," brings a lot of my childhood memories to mind. I grew up in a small town similar to Fulton. No Dr. Jack, no Scotch Lumber but we did have a Laura Ingalls- me. More...

MaMaws need their naps

Gone South

People ask how my folks are doing. Since Mama (MaMaw) and Daddy (Pop) are 92 and 91, respectively, the question is a reasonable one. And happily I can report "hanging in there," which they are. More...