Peanuts and palm trees flavor baseball spring training

Meg Hibbert Contributing writer “Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and Pinot Grigio.” An unusual shout from a vendor at a baseball game, but then, our whole spring...

Statement of U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner: Regarding the U.S. military strike in Syria 

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement regarding the U.S. strike in Syria: “Last...

War on Coal Ending

  President Trump promised to end the war on coal. The Executive Order he signed recently is indication he intends to keep that promise.  In his...

Plan now for fall color

It is barely spring and already I am thinking fall. My spring garden is much to my liking. It has plenty going on and...

“Get off the bus!”

Submitted photo The words rang out loud and clear in the early morning hours of February 21. It was dark with a light rain falling...

The Old House: Part 5 (Final)

Bass Mitchell Columnist Eula stayed with her brother for more than a week. She could have come back sooner but just couldn’t bring herself to do...

Health Insurance Reform

Congressman Griffith On the evening of Friday, March 24, the House of Representatives leadership determined they could not get enough votes for the American Health...

Letter: Americans hope for better days

  We hope for fewer taxes instead of more taxes. We hope for better fiscal spending and less wasteful spending. It would be nice if the...

The Old House: Part 4

    Soon the minister and Eula found themselves on the second floor. Much less light had been able to find its way here. There were a...

Letter to the Editor: Medical care answers for America    

  Medical care continues to dominate our attention in this nation. I hope we don't have millions of people without health care in the next...

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