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Another perspective - July 19, 2014

Jul 20, 2014 10:48pm

The Mayflower, with 102 Pilgrims, landed in present day Massachusetts in December 1620. Having endured religious persecution for their beliefs in Europe, they had come in search of religious...

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Jan 08, 2014 9:42am

The family of Hazel “Frisky” Pitchford would like to extend their appreciation for all of the calls, cards, prayers and food given in her memory.

Buster, Jean and family

Hazel, Bill...

State Capitol in review

Jan 02, 2014 10:13am

In November of 1998, the tobacco settlement agreement involved major tobacco companies, 46 states and five territories. Tobacco companies make annual payments nationwide. Overall, they have paid...

Legislative digest - Jan. 1, 2014

Jan 02, 2014 10:12am

Birth defects affect one in 33 babies every year and cause one in five infant deaths. While cigarettes, alcohol, and other drugs used during pregnancy have been linked to birth defects, the cause...

Willie Shagill

Dec 28, 2013 5:05am

Today this column shall shift from an old age to a young age demographic and feature a bit of creative writing the – old guy did for his children and their children in 1994 which works out to...

Legislative digest

Dec 26, 2013 10:04am

A majority of the laws we passed during our Regular Session this year took effect in August. But there were several bills written with an effective date of Jan. 1. These include tax cuts and...

State Capitol in review

Dec 26, 2013 10:03am

It has been a pleasure this holiday season to visit many of the senior centers in my district and to ride in the parades. It is always good to get to visit and listen to you. Merry Christmas.


Legislative digest

Dec 18, 2013 9:45am

A recent survey claims that over 50 percent of Americans said they would like to get a gift card this holiday season. Gift cards now exceed the popularity of clothing and electronics as gifts....

State Capitol in review

Dec 18, 2013 9:44am

Last week was a difficult week throughout our area. Our roads and electric services and damage to trees in the area have been tremendous. There are people, especially from out of state, traveling...

Caring people

Dec 18, 2013 9:43am

During the recent snowstorm, Mulberry Chief of Police Shannon Gregory, his men and his wife went far beyond the call of duty. I had no electricity and no phone...

True meaning

Dec 18, 2013 9:42am

Here we go again. It seems as though people have forgotten what season is coming up. It is Christmas, not holiday season. This is America so let’s get back on track. Anybody who has to say holiday...

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