How to shake the snakes

July 6, 2016 Andrea Bruner Our little country lane almost a “house for sale” sign put up in the front yard last week.

Job No. 1: Destroy ISIS

July 5, 2016 Mike Reagan How many more Istanbuls and Orlandos and Brussels do we need before we wake up and smell the gunpowder? …

Letters to the Editor

July 1, 2016 New fee at library for out-of-county residents Dear Editor, As you know, the Independence County Library Board recently voted to withdraw our library …

Scaling fences to see dinosaurs

July 1, 2016 Camille Nesler Don’t you love how Facebook is now showing us on a daily basis exactly what we were posting …

The day my Mom wasn’t my Mom …

June 30, 2016 Angelia Roberts When the single sheet of notebook paper fell from the book and onto the floor, I immediately recognized …

I’m already vacationed out

June 30, 2016 Peter Funt Having read dire predictions about TSA delays at airports this summer, my wife and I decided to get …