July 9, 2009 RSS feed / Editorial

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Praying for the editor

Dear Editor, You have put, on several different occasions, pictures in your paper that has caused a family a lot of anguish and heartache, but you never cared. More...

Banner buys appreciated

Dear Editor, As you may recall, the Grove Hill Development Board has been making plans to purchase light pole banners for our community. More...

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Happy Fourth

Editor's Notes

The Fourth of July is here. That means we are over halfway through the year. I never like to wish time away but with the economy the way it is, I'll be glad to see 2009 gone. Unless, that is, 2010 is worse! More...

Legislature a body of rogues

Inside the Statehouse

The Alabama Legislature, as a governmental body, is thought of pretty lowly. Most states citizenry hold legislatures as a whole in low esteem, but Alabamians consider our legislature a body of rogues. More...

It could have been Alabama

Gone South

All this could have been ours. Maybe it is. Woke up the other day to the news that Michael Jackson was dead, Farrah Fawcett was dead, and that the Appalachian Trail will take you to Argentina. I didn't know what to say. Well, I did, actually. More...

Still pushing for shelter

Dear Editor, I was told that Clarke County has a population of 28,000. In a county as large as ours it seems to me we should be able to have the state mandated animal shelter we are supposed to have. And it's not as if we don't need one. More...

Runaway federal spending

Congress Reports

As hard working Americans, we are all faced with crafting a household budget and living within our means - and Washington needs to do the same. Unfortunately, the new Administration and Congress have continued down a road of relentless spending. More...