June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Inside the Statehouse

As promised, the legislature revisited their much publicized Immigration Law during the just completed Regular Session. They said they were going to revise the original 2011 act and that is precisely what they did. More...

Lots to thank for successful tournament

Dear Editor, Words cannot express how thankful Allen and I are for the tremendous amount of help we had this past weekend at the softball tournament in Grove Hill. We have never been more proud to live in this small, caring community. More...

Arizona zapped; likely Alabama, too

The U.S. Supreme Court invalidated most of Arizona’s immigration law in a decision announced Monday. Alabama’s similar law likely got caught in the crossfire and will likely be nipped as well; as will laws in four other states. More...

Barney would agree

Harvey Updyke must be a cousin to Ernest T. Bass. You know Ernest T., the rock throwing town character on the old Andy Griffith TV shows (“It’s me, it’s me, it’s Ernest T.”) More...

Gone South

Knee deep sometimes too deep

School is out. Summer is here. Folks are flocking to the Gulf Coast. One of the consequences of this crush of citizenry is that there are more people around to do stupid things - like go into the water when they shouldn’t. More...

Dollars & Cents

More foreclosures good for economy

Recent reports indicate a tidal wave of home foreclosures is spreading across the nation. More...