Letter to the editor

March 14, 2012 Seeking input about homeless shelter To the editor: During my four terms as a member of the Batesville City Council I have never …

Texas, guns: A love affair

March 14, 2012 You can forget the improving economy, the pundits and the polls. The surest sign that Barack Obama will be re-elected president is that Texans are …

The public’s right to know

March 14, 2012 Sunshine Week, a national celebration of the people’s right to know, serves each year as a reminder of how well we are served in this …

Irish humor to prime the pump

March 14, 2012 Ah, the St. Patrick’s season is upon us. Good thing, for we’re in dire need of some Irish levity about now. It’s been more than …

Find them all a home

March 13, 2012 Andrea Bruner “Hear Here” Anyone who knows me knows I’m a sucker for animals. If I could, I’d adopt every homeless …

Letter to the editor

March 13, 2012 Fulmer shares thoughts on leaving office  Letter to the Editor: I want to express a heartfelt thanks to the people of Independence County …

Summer jobs for college kids are already gone

March 13, 2012 Although it seems like only yesterday, six months have passed since last August when foreign-born student workers exposed the Hershey Company’s abuse of the State …

Water, water everywhere

March 12, 2012 There’s nothing like a good routine to set my entire world humming with a feeling like everything is all right. Sure, that’s a little bit …