Bail us out

November 13, 2008 When the financial collapse started a few weeks ago and the (first) government bailout plan was proposed, I received an insightful e-mail message.

Election addiction

November 12, 2008 The people have spoken. It was the longest election cycle in history. The ads were endless, the attacks were sometimes ruthless, and the gossip was wickedly riveting.

Christmas time’s a coming

November 11, 2008 Christmas has landed at the Bruner family house. Yes, I have already started putting up decorations and buying - and wrapping - gifts.

‘Beam me up, Scotty’

November 10, 2008 I suppose every major news affiliate thought it wasn't enough that Election '08 saw the largest voter turnout in years or that Barack Obama made history, becoming the first African American to win

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

November 5, 2008 Wiping the tears of disappointment from my eyes, I fix my unwaveringly patriotic gaze upon the soon-to-be 44th President of our great nation, the United States of America.

Relaxin’ in Branson

November 4, 2008 There's nothing like getting away for a few days to relax, not have to think about work and family, when all you have to do is whatever you feel like.

Underwood goes over

November 3, 2008 Country came to town last week. Actually it came to Jonesboro and what might be considered country today probably wasn't 50 years ago.