Not knowing math is expensive lesson

January 22, 2015 Daris Howard “Life’s Outtakes” I was teaching math at a vocational school and while I was assigned to the auto-body …

America as a welfare state

January 22, 2015 As the controversy builds over anything and everything relating to Barack Obama, many Republicans have come to believe that their party will prosper as …

Friends and freedom

January 21, 2015 Angelia Roberts “In Black and White” Dear Children: After chewing on the “You were awful parents — you never …

Coffee addict

January 21, 2015 Jeanni Brosius “Where We Live” As I sit down to write my column this morning (of course it’s deadline day), …

Letter to the Editor

January 20, 2015 Remembering King, Eastman crash Each year during this time of year, I usually find a time to reminisce over some parts of my life and celebrate …

What are Americans really like?

January 20, 2015 Danny Gardner “Special to the Guard” Older pastors in the community welcomed the bright, young preacher with gifts of commentaries and reference …

Smart911 can save time in emergency

January 20, 2015 We live in an era when privacy is difficult to maintain. Even things we want to remain hidden — bank accounts, Social Security numbers, …