United in a crisis

February 13, 2008 It's been a week. A week of sharing, caring, tears and fears as well as reinstating our knowledge that there are forces bigger than us.

Natives in the know

February 7, 2008 The discovery of 30 or more wheeled toys in Central America and more recently, from the Southwestern United States, according to one Web site, proves without a doubt that many natives in the New World

Letter to the Editor

February 5, 2008 Dear editor: I have just recently learned that the poorest state in the union has the fattest people.

Letter to the Editor

February 5, 2008 Dear editor: After I read the article about the low percentage of homes that recycle in Independence County that ran on Jan. 23, 2008, I couldn't help but respond.

License to feel special

February 5, 2008 I got my first specialty license plate ever last month. It's a 4-H license plate, and I am pretty darn proud of it.

State of the City

February 4, 2008 I thank you again for giving me the opportunity to serve as your mayor, and I am pleased to report tonight on the state of our city.

Home remedies that work

February 4, 2008 OK. Reading my co-worker Larry Stroud's column last week on the cow affliction called "hollow tail" really got me to thinking.

Not ‘holler’ tail

January 31, 2008 Not many decades have passed since people whose cattle got to looking "pore" immediately diagnosed them as having "holler" tail.