Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

Opinion

Situation in Ferguson, Mo., is a sad state of affairs

It seems strange to most Americans that we still live in a time when we have to fear the fallout from a legal proceeding, but we’re seeing it played out in Ferguson, Mo., right now, as everyone awaits the results from a grand jury.
Published: 11/23/14

Letters to the editor

Christmas gift
Published: 11/23/14
If you think the world is crumbling, take another look

If you think the world is crumbling, take another look

It’s understandable why some people are ready to give up on the rest of humanity. They are awash in images of violence around us and across the globe. Turn on cable network news and you’ll see reports on horrific beheadings, natural dis...
Published: 11/22/14

The cat’s house rules

“I’m going to kill the cat today.” I entertain this idea about every three days when I attempt to sleep in a bit later than my normal wake up time of four in the morning. This cat, Lili, that became the most aggressive member of ...
Published: 11/22/14

Let’s hope \new sheriff’s office budget gets fixed in a hurry

No one denies that the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office needs new, upgraded facilities. But almost no one liked the new budget numbers that came in to construct such a building. It seems obvious that some difficult decisions must be made to b...
Published: 11/21/14

So quiet you could hear a cricket chirp

“Go into my room and listen,” she insisted. “It’s driving me crazy.” It was just a cricket. The very loud insect had taken up residence in the bushes under her bedroom window, and she was not happy. The sound was pr...
Published: 11/20/14

Faith performance creates awesome experience

Most people who know me know that my faith is an important part of my life. Those who know me also know that I absolutely love to listen to Christian music. The weekend before last, two of my favorite Christian music artists, Josh Wilson and Sanctus ...
Published: 11/19/14

Letters to the editor

Cure for Ebola?
Published: 11/19/14

Giving up some electronic privacy is good in the long run

Depending on how you view the world, you might think new technology that allows your cell phones to be tracked by law enforcement as being either a great thing or big brother at its worst. Both sides are legitimate but it’s clear that having t...
Published: 11/16/14

Letters to the editor

Work permits
Published: 11/16/14

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