Another boondoggle

April 10, 2006 Want another boondoggle? Take your pick. We, here in Independence County have a selection to choose from.

You be the judge

April 10, 2006 Dear editor: Local Police Brutality ... Harassment, How Would You Call It?

Smoking ban drama

April 10, 2006 LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Education was the main reason that lawmakers returned to Little Rock last week, but a statewide smoking ban provided the most drama.

Consider overlook

April 7, 2006 Dear editor:  Please allow me to bring up a subject that has been on my mind for some time. In my opinion, we are way past due on having a nice scenic overlook atop Brock Mountain.

Guilty by association

April 7, 2006 When I was a child growing up my mom was always preaching the “known by the company you keep” and “guilty by association” sermons. 

Difference in kids

April 6, 2006 The letter from Dr. Debbie Goodwin published Wednesday, April 5 contains some very profound truths.

Plans thwarted

April 5, 2006 I wanted to shoot. Maybe it was my redneck upbringing but the need to grab a gun and do a drive-by was almost more than I could stand. Then I remembered: Consequences.