May 2, 2007 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The good, the bad and the very good

Sometimes we can't solve our problems. Someone else has to. This has been some kind of a week. We found out just about the time we printed last week that our local hospital intends to stop its OB service. Like anything there are two sides. More...


A couple of years ago the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claimed obesity was the nation's most urgent health "crisis." Amazing how quickly things can change. We used to worry about kids going to bed hungry. More...

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Enough is enough, I'm Tired

A colonel friend of mine sent me this from another Colonel. The good colonel says it very well, and I have to agree with his viewpoints. I remember the Vietnam era situation very well also. More...

Ebony Dots & Dashes

Last weekend was one of action and doings. Two Miller County couples celebrated wedding anniversaries, Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Grant Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. George Collier. More...

Today in History: May 2

+ 1194 - King Richard I of England gives Portsmouth its first Royal Charter. + 1335 - Otto the Merry, Duke of Austria, becomes Duke of Carinthia. More...


Editor's note: If you can't get in what you want in less than 30 words, write a letter to the editor. This newspaper does not necessarily agree with the opinions in this column. We usually do agree with the praises. More...