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 …