May 7, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

Free or reduced lunches available for students

Dear Editor, As our country is experiencing an economic downturn, many businesses in our county have been forced to lay-off workers, decrease employee salaries, or close their doors entirely. More...

Strange But True

• You may recall the character of Tarzan from movies and cartoons as somewhat lacking in language skills -- "Me Tarzan, you Jane." In the novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs, however, Tarzan was quite a linguist, speaking French, Latin, English, G More...

M.M.A.D. says few people created trouble at cookout

Dear Editor, We the officers and members of Men Making A Difference (M.M.A.D.) would like to address the article in The Clarke County Democrat, Thursday, April 30, 2009 edition. 1. More...

Cartoon

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Singing with Buffett

Gone South

I have never been a fan of any particular singer or group. Like many of you, I have gone through musical phases. But while most musicians follow their own paths, few followed mine. But Jimmy Buffett did and does. More...

Census an important job

Inside the Statehouse

Next year will be a big election year in Alabama with all the constitutional offices and the entire legislature on the ballot. It will be especially interesting with an open governor's race. More...

Quotable Quotes

There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. Josh Billings (1818 - 1885) The pursuit of happiness is a most ridiculous phrase; if you pursue happiness you'll never find it. C. P. More...

Need a footwashing? Then go to church!

Dear Editor, Regarding the story on Fulton dated 4-30-09, where a "Men Making A Difference" meeting turned into a Monday Nite Brawl" / "Friday Nite Smackdown," not to forget or leave out the event taking place in Uniontown once a year. More...