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Wednesday, Jul 01, 2015

Opinion

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Confederate flag
Published: 07/01/15

Hard to be useful during lazy days of summer

During the summer, school age students welcome the endless days of freedom with open arms.
Published: 07/01/15

County seeing improvement in stray animal problem

Sometimes - oftentimes - something good comes out of something painful. That can be said about a lot of things, but the end product usually is beneficial. That’s true with Highlands County’s animal control ordinance.
Published: 06/28/15

Letters to the editor

Ag subsidies
Published: 06/28/15

Farming – changed beyond words

If I were to ask you the meaning of the word hillbilly, most would say it’s a person from the hills of Tennessee, or perhaps Arkansas. But in fact, Webster’s Dictionary defines hillbilly as a Michigan farmer....
Published: 06/28/15

Summer trips make good memories

My little girl is still little. She’s 9 and just about to start that big growth spurt that will take her from a cute little princess to a pre-teen.
Published: 06/27/15

Letters to the editor

Confederate flag and slavery
Published: 06/27/15

Put away the Confederate Flag

The Confederate Flag is a symbol with more than one meaning; so is the swastika. Both are still flaunted, even worshiped, by some who refuse to acknowledge that their symbol’s negative connotations have outweighed the positive. It is long past...
Published: 06/26/15

Heated thoughts on leaving pets in your vehicle

It was Father’s Day, about 2 p.m. and so hot any daddy would be sweating through his shirt in under five minutes and any momma’s makeup would slide slap off. As we got in the truck, the seat belt clip was hot enough to brand us and we w...
Published: 06/25/15

Support local small businesses all year

Once a year, America celebrates a relatively recently invented holiday known as “Small Business Saturday.” Growing up in a community that thrives off of the commerce created by local businesses, I can certainly see eye to eye with the c...
Published: 06/24/15