Perception and reality

Editor:I am supposing that a lot of county citizens are familiar with the debate going on for a special use permit for a local mining operation. For t...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Providing a level playing field

Dear Editor,As a former Hobbton teacher and ongoing supporter of all Wildcat athletics, especially the impressive track program Jeff Klaves has built,...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


Challenging parents to step up

Challenging parents to step up

Just as it should be, providing quality education for all is everybody’s business, and working at succeeding with every student is quite a chall...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Dealing with the stuff

Dealing with the stuff

I was reminded recently of a truth that you probably know just as well as I.A phone call from my sister told me about the tragic death of a relative&#...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Newspaper media inform readers about best Black Friday deals

Newspaper media inform readers about best Black Friday deals

The infamous day-after-Thanksgiving retail bonanza – affectionately dubbed “Black Friday” – is always a major event for newspa...

November 20th, 2015 |  


Sharing time with an angel

I once had a friend who was known to be somewhat of a private person. She kept her feelings mostly to herself. Sometimes I felt I needed to pry open h...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Will the culture protect them?

Will the culture protect them?

There was a large crowd at the high school football game I attended last Friday night. It was an enjoyable game, even though the team I supported lost...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Help toy drive lift spirits

There is joy in giving. Sometimes the gifts are large and monetary, other times they are more about time and attention, but no matter what the gift, t...

November 15th, 2015 |  


SS7 Network — Trick or Treat?

SS7 Network — Trick or Treat?

I recall back in the 1980’s there was much discussion regarding the formation of the SS7 (signaling system No. 7) network. The main purpose of t...

November 12th, 2015 |  


From May to December

“Oh, it’s a long, long, time from May to December, but the days grow short when you reach September….And these few precious days, I ...

November 12th, 2015 |