You’re old enough for Medicare; now what?

February 4, 2015 The day you thought would never come is almost here. Your 65th birthday approaches. Wasn’t it just yesterday you were listening to your transistor …

Good times … bad times

February 4, 2015 Gas prices have for quite a while been the cause of a lot of grumbling. But now they have many folks celebrating.

Quit wasting time on Moore, Maher, Dean

February 3, 2015 Mike Reagan “Making Sense” Bill Maher called Chris Kyle of “American Sniper” a “psychopath patriot.” Michael Moore called military …

Giving workers freedom

February 3, 2015 Unemployment has been falling but the number of Americans not working, or working fewer hours, has remained stubbornly high since 2008. The Affordable …

Why Texas can’t promise tax cuts

February 3, 2015 What would happen if we ran Texas like a business? A big chunk of our core revenue stream — oil and gas taxes — …

Letter to the Editor

February 2, 2015 Dear editor: To the citizens of Batesville and Independence County — At the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce awards banquet on Tuesday evening, …