‘Roughing’ it

February 23, 2015 Lacy Mitchell “Retro Active” My first time camping was at the age of 5. In my back yard.

Obama, no friend of beer drinkers

February 23, 2015 It’s frustrating to hear President Barack Obama receive kudos from the beer community simply because of his fondness for the beverage. Between his …

Jeb lugs Dubya’s weighty baggage

February 23, 2015 Jeb Bush insists he’s not his brother’s keeper, but, alas, he’s stuck being his brother’s baggage schlepper. As evidenced Wednesday during a foreign …

Move it, Grandma!

February 20, 2015 Donetta Hubbard“Say Anything” I am looking forward to becoming a grandmother but it’s not in the …

Letter to the Editor

February 20, 2015 One nation under God Dear editor: Most of our founders of American history believed and honored the Word of …

Why should the government deliver mail?

February 20, 2015 In a country where people extol the virtues of free enterprise, why is the U.S. government involved in the delivery of mail? After all, …

Letter to the Editor

February 19, 2015 Dear Editor: I was pleased to read Rick Jensen’s op-ed piece in the Feb. 16 issue of the Batesville Guard concerning the ridiculous inclusion of …

Give it a chance

February 19, 2015 Rick Baber “Into Focus” Name a small town where everybody agrees with all the decisions of the mayor and the …