January 22, 2007 Call your representatives Dear editor: Why is it that it only took less than two months for our elected officials to take office, but it’s going to take eight months for us to play bingo?

Chick controversy

January 22, 2007 My husband got the bright idea last Easter that our kids needed yet another “pet” to entertain them.

Woman wants to enjoy bingo again

January 19, 2007 Dear editor: We were playing bingo and enjoying it very much. We were a peaceful bunch. No one got drunk. No one started a fight. It was just clean fun.

‘So bored’ and ‘not going to give up’

January 19, 2007 Dear editor: I agree with the other letters about bingo. The bosses of Independence County are being petty about bingo. We should have been able to play the day after we voted it into law.

DNA results reported

January 18, 2007 Dr. Brent Kennedy, author of “The Melungeons, the Resurrection of a Proud People,” learned about the Melungeons after he was diagnosed with sarcoidosis in 1994.

Everything not equal

January 18, 2007 Dear editor: In an article that was published on Jan. 5 about the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, I have a couple of thoughts that I would like to share.

Looking ahead

January 17, 2007 On the first day of January I knew I was going to have a great year.