March 5, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Congress Reports

Let the good times roll!

While many of us "Let the Good Times Roll" as we celebrated Mardi Gras last week, it seems as though President Obama and the Democratic leadership in Congress have taken these words to heart as they continue on a massive spending spree. More...

Quotable Quotes

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. Ralph Waldo Emerson A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. More...

E-Mail Funny

1919 Women's Temperance Poster

If you were around in 1919 and came across this poster...seriously, would it make you quit drinking? More...

Not the time to spend $1 million on courthouse AC

Our Opinions

The air conditioning system in the Clarke County Courthouse is an antiquated system that has been giving problems for years now. Some parts of the courthouse freeze while others burn up. This happens winter and summer. More...

Gone South

Seeing the elephant

I've just celebrated a birthday and it is a good time for reflection. Which I am doing in the form of a story that was told to me many years ago. I have repeated it often since then, to students, to friends, and once at a literary conference. More...

From Our Files

20 years ago New regulations would likely force the county out of the garbage landfill business, Probate Judge Clarence Watters told county commissioners. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Pat Lindsey was an icon

The Legislative Session is a month old. One third of the legislative days have been spent. The national economic recession has had a devastating effect on the state's two budgets. More...