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I saw something really cool last week on election day: a room full of people interested in the local election results. There even were children in the room, which bodes well — at least … more
Response is right, but raises questions You can’t turn on a television or log into a news or social site anymore without hearing of some new person of influence being fired or accused of sexual … more
There’s lots of turmoil in the world and even our country today. A lot of that I’ve even touched on here. You know, there’s the nonsense with the latest election, especially in Florida. … more
In a move that should probably come as no surprise to anyone, a federal judge — in California, go figure — has decided that the President of the United States cannot perform his duties. At … more
“This ain’t the Garden of Eden. There ain’t no Heaven above … And things ain’t what they used to be …” — Blue Öyster Cult, “This Ain’t the Summer of Love” I was … more
Our Sunday, Aug. 13 film offering will be “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone.” Please encourage your friends and neighbors to attend our second Sunday film showings, at Miller’s Theatre, with you … more
I’ve become more and more critical of my profession lately, in case you haven’t noticed, what with my weekly Headline of Note feature. That criticism, while mostly designed to elicit a … more
Dear Editor: On Saturday, May 13, 2017, my heart gave out on me, and I literally died. Through the grace of God and skillful hands of Justin Reese and Hector Camarillo, and also first … more
Looking at the news lately brings out the exasperation in me. Just when I think people might finally get over the almost two-year-long tantrum over President Trump being elected, new things crop … more
It’s pretty much a given that non-presidential elections will generate little interest, unless it’s in a small venue with a hot local issue or a contentious city council race to spice things … more
Bear with me here, as I’m going to stitch together what may be some seemingly unrelated events. The first of these is the unfathomable tragedy perpetuated by United Airlines on Kokito the … more
For a little more than two years, Archery World, located on I-45 north of town, has allowed the Madison County 4-H Archery Club to practice in their facility every week. They also helped the youth … more
May the nations praise you, O God. Yes, may all the nations praise you. Then the earth will yield its harvests, and God, our God, will richly bless us. Yes, God will bless us, and people all over … more
A funny thing happened to me Monday morning. I was unfriended on Facebook. I sure you’re asking yourself why that was funny, or why that even matters to you, but in the context of what I did to … more
So, I'm sure you were shocked to learn there was a government shutdown because there's was no funding. That wasn't really the case, as federal law dictates that essential services must … more
I can’t even process completely the miasma of misinformation, inflexibility, demands and accusations and everything else that is making up the hearings surrounding the current nominee for the … more
There’s an old adage that people throw around to denote both inevitability and, well, slowness. Christmas is coming. You’ve probably used it on someone — “I’m coming! I’m … more
As with previous weeks, and seemingly every week with the current president and his predilection for stirring the pot, there’s quite a bit to unpack in the world of politics. The Helsinki … more
Anyone who’s been paying attention to the shenanigans in Washington, D.C., has a real reason to become concerned about the direction our country is headed. Before we get too much further, this … more
One of my favorite comic strips, Bloom County, years ago depicted the press in their quest to find the latest scandal as a pack of braying hounds on the scent. Much the same is the torch- and … more
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