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We want to be first, but only if it’s right

Many feel a sense of pride and happiness when they see their names or photos within the pages of the local newspaper. Whether it is ... Read more

Sad we’ll miss the courtroom circus

It’s hard to express my disappointment that Harvey Updyke Jr. pled guilty and avoided a trial on charges of tree-murder in what promised to be ... Read more

Your spring break assignment: Stay safe

Next week is spring break for local students, teachers and other school employees. Technically when classes dismissed Friday, all of those folks were looking at ... Read more

Last-minute switch was bad strategy

There must have been a better way to get the thing done. That was my first thought when the fire storm erupted over HB84, the ... Read more

Dandelions a beloved arrival each springtime

I have truly longed for spring this year. I don’t know if it’s because of the rain we’ve had lately or the hints of warmth ... Read more