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.

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. 

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.

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.