Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014


Look through the political nonsense to choose our next governor

It’s difficult to imagine a more nasty political race than what’s playing out in front of Floridians. The TV ads are enough to make Machiavelli blush. They make claims against each other that, if believed, should make voters reject both...
Updated: 22 hours ago

ISIS, boots and more

You can count me among those Americans who want to get my hands on those crazed cowards known as ISIS, ISIL, the Islamic State, or whatever. I would truly love to confront a couple of those inhumane nutcases — yes, even at my advanced age!
Updated: 23 hours ago

Musselman was more than just the “bear lady”

In reference to the articles about “the bear lady” passing away, I’d like to comment. I am just one of many family members upset by the articles portraying her as just a crazy old woman who fed the bears.
Published: 09/04/14
Florida should allow pharmacists to administer more vaccines

Florida should allow pharmacists to administer more vaccines

Guest column
Published: 08/20/14

Council made the right decision but used poor timing

Tough decisions go with the territory when you’re in a leadership position. When you’re an elected official, you’re expected to use good judgement when making such decisions, even when it’s not pleasant. But there’s...
Updated: 1 months ago

Fix our broken political system by starting with congressional district lines

Trying to figure out how to fix a huge, complex problem seems next to impossible when looking at it in its entirety. So how do you even begin? Well, you break it into smaller pieces and address them one by one. That’s what we must do with fixi...
Updated: 2 months ago

Local humane society does amazing work, despite its critics

It’s great to see progress being made on the new kennels at the Highlands County Humane Society. Forty new kennels are under construction and should be completed by the end of the year.
Updated: 2 months ago

Heinous act leaves a baby dead and other children malnourished

It's impossible to find anything rational in an irrational act. That doesn't keep us from wondering how a human can be so cruel to another helpless human - especially when it's a parent harming his or her children. ...
Updated: 2 months ago

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