Grandmother’s Ghost

March 2, 2006 I grew up around a pack of rowdy guys who were always talking about, and trying to prove, how tough they were, but my sawed off little grandma was one of the toughest, meanest people I ever knew.

Thank you extended

March 1, 2006 I would like to commend the Cushman School District for the warm hospitality given to the participating schools of the Region 2 Class A basketball tournament played at Cushman High School during the w

Spam battle continues

February 28, 2006 I don’t need whiter teeth, I’m not spending too much for auto insurance, I’m not low on ink, I’m not interested in a super stock report and I don’t really care to play th

Lower than low

February 27, 2006 Dear Editor: I thought the days of people stealing flowers and other items from gravesites was over. However, I was very wrong.

Real policemen too

February 24, 2006 Dear editor:  There has been a lot of talk lately in the community about constables. Who are they? What do they do? How much power do they have? And so forth.

Protesting cartoon

February 24, 2006 Dear editor:  I protest the cartoon concerning Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson (Batesville Guard, 2-16-06). Not to worry, my protest will involve neither a demonstration nor violence!

Short rides, tall drinks

February 24, 2006 When I was a kid, I, like several of my buddies, made a list of all the things I wanted to do before I checked out of this world. One of those things was to ride a bull in a rodeo.