February 21, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Crazy sports!

Other Voices

The breaking news from the Winter Olympics — that a Russian curling athlete had been doping — truly stunned me. Who cheats at curling?  Curling, as best as I can figure, is a hybrid of bowling and shuffleboard. On ice. With brooms. More...

A time to ask why!!!

Mumbles

Let me start out wishing Judy “Happy Birthday,” along with Robert Crowdis, George Washington and a few other notables!  You can ask her how old she is if you want to. I’m not going there! More...

Obama’s real debt and deficit legacy

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Congressional Republicans have been raked over the coals in the last two weeks for slamming through budget caps and inflating government spending and debt by another $300 billion. The criticisms are well-deserved. More...

School board establishes new policy

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Feb. 20, 2008   AN ART exhibit featuring the work of Sam Tully Lightsey will open Thursday at the Lucy Hilton Maddox Memorial Library.  More...

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All That’s Fit to Print

A repeat and a reminder. Sometimes we need history to repeat itself...  Sometimes, we lose sight of the importance of history. Sometimes we even forget our history, the lessons we’ve learned along the way. More...

Looking for love online

I hate it when pop-up ads interrupt my computer shopping sessions. More...

Chello? What’s going down? Sup?

Someone once said, “Variety is the spice of life.” I disagree, being partial to oregano.  Whoever said it (credited to William Cowper, who, I think, was the former coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers) has a point.  More...