How many more wars?

February 18, 2015 Last week President Obama sent Congress legislation to authorize him to use force against ISIS “and associated persons and forces” anywhere in the world …

Life without Waylon, Johnny and Daddy

February 16, 2015 Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” When Waylon Jennings died Feb. 13, 2002, I cried for Daddy. Waylon was his favorite artist …

Letter to the Editor

February 16, 2015 Dear editor: On Friday, Jan. 30, I went on a field trip to the Old Independence Regional Museum with my son’s class (Southside …

Take time for family

February 13, 2015 Donetta Hubbard“Say Anything” It would seem our family only gets together at funerals anymore and after every …

Right to be forgotten? Fuhgeddaboudit

February 13, 2015 Last May, the European Union Court of Justice asserted a “right to be forgotten,” ordering Google and other search engines to remove “inaccurate, inadequate, …

Sports Illustrated’s pluz-size controversy

February 12, 2015 Danny Tyree “Tyrades!” You’ve probably heard the hullabaloo about this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The average American woman wears …

Southern inhospitality: HIV in Dixie

February 12, 2015 The HIV/AIDS crisis has never failed to evoke strong emotions on either end of the political spectrum. Many on the right see the …