October 9, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

Most senior citizens proud of new facility

Dear Editor, On Oct. 1, 2008 we finally moved into our new Senior Center. We are very proud of it. We've been waiting for it over 15 years. About three years ago John Clyde Riggs came to talk with the seniors about the need for a new center. More...

Some recommendations

Inside the Statehouse

The presidential campaign has come a long way since January when two dozen aspirants were trudging through the snow in Iowa and New Hampshire. With that being said, I would like to share a few thoughts regarding our presidential politics. More...

Cartoon

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Not acting was not an option

Congress Reports

They say life is often like a roller coaster ride… sometimes up, sometimes down, but never dull. Truer words couldn't better describe the topsyturvy week we had in Washington last week. More...

A Norwegian rebuke

From The Nethermost

One of our neighbors asked me in the post office if I took some okra seed with me on my recent trip up north. "What?" I cupped my ear. "I don't hear well, you know." "Okra seeds! To that island up north." I heard him that time. More...

But one senior citizen questions its usefulness

Dear Editor, Over the years being a successful advocate for the handicapped I've been called many names but for me people count and come first. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE: GOOD GOVERNMENT ON DISPLAY

Don't take anything off that table

What it really comes down to is osmosis. You remember osmosis, don't you? In high school science, you learned that's the process that lets stuff pass through the membrane that surrounds your cells. More...

Public Notice: Taxpayers have a right to know

"Public notice." Sounds great, but it costs money ... at least in the print media. So why in the world should governmental entities spend taxpayers' money on public notices when they can post them on the Internet for next to nothing? More...