Lawmakers to consider Constitution amendments

February 14, 2017 On Wednesday, the House Constitutional Issues Subcommittee will begin hearing proposed amendments to our state’s constitution. Our state constitution was written in 1874.

Brooks gains new fan

February 13, 2017 Lacy Mitchell The first time I heard Garth Brooks, or at least the first memory I have of hearing the …

Letter to the Editor

February 13, 2017 High praise for school superintendent Dear Editor: I was thinking about two men that I have been blessed to meet and become friends …

When there was still romance

February 13, 2017 Tom Purcell When I was a boy, my mother loved listening to American crooners on our old wooden stereo console …

Miss., Mrs., Ms.

February 10, 2017 Angelia Roberts One of my youngest memories is watching my mother neatly sign her name to the State Bank of …

Why the U.S. shouldn’t backslide on torture

February 10, 2017 Torture is immoral. Torture is illegal. Torture is ineffective. These three truths, coupled with the shameful backsliding during the post-9/11 years of the …