September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Editorial

Inside the Statehouse

A newspaper legend still at it in Ozark

The advent and proliferation of Internet communication has caused newspaper readership to decline over recent years. It has hit close to home with the demise of the urban daily papers in Alabama. More...

Greasepit Grammar

Pre-owned in-door showroom

Irving Matthews of Anderson, S. C., is wondering what kind of cars they’re selling in that second-hand sales room in nearby Easley. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Missouri is proud of its nickname – “The Show Me State” – and now its gun-totin’ legislators are prepared to show the federal government a thing or two: They’re preparing to declare all the federal gun laws null an More...

Not a good idea for commissioners to do business with county

Commissioner Jackie Ray Rush is in the culvert pipe selling business and routinely sold pipe to the county as the lowest bidder before he took office. Now, he is suggesting that he be allowed to sell to the county as before. More...

Gone South

Hot air and grease — great southern energy!

Recently The Anniston Star editorialized about the alternative energy efforts being undertaken in the region. Well, as our late Pres. Richard Nixon was fond of observing, I’ve got this to say about that. More...

Editor’s Notes

Ben Lee would have given Duck Dynasty a run for the money

I think for a moment of my old friend Ben Rodgers Lee almost every time I go to Mobile and cross the creek bridge that bears his name just south of Wagarville. His friends knew him as Ben and Roger. He crashed into the bridge in 1991 and was killed. More...

Kids’ didaskaleinophobia materializes

 It was beloved American novelist Pearl S. Buck who made the following sage observation: “Nothing is less reliable than a machine. More...

Books for the military

Dear Editor, The Grove Hill Public Library is poised to perform an important service to the men and women from Clarke County who are now in the armed services. More...