Thanks, mom, for leaving a lifetime of stories

Thanks, mom, for leaving a lifetime of stories

Once, when he was very little, my brother asked my mother if the iron she was using to press my dad’s shirts was hot.“Why don’t you ...

May 11th, 2019 |  


Tom Purcell: Why I Hope to Become Just Like My Ma

Tom Purcell: Why I Hope to Become Just Like My Ma

I hope to be just like my mother one day.Now in her eighth decade, my ma has arrived at a coveted place: Her “filter” is pretty much gone,...

May 10th, 2019 |  


Help to improve PROD agenda

To the Editor: PROD (Promoting Recognition of Diversity) was formed in 1997 and received status as a 501c3 non-profit organization in 1999 in addressi...

May 10th, 2019 |  



Making sense

Making sense

Attracting buyers has become a competitive sport. Once you catch their attention with an attractive asking price, how do you encourage them to make an...

May 10th, 2019 |  


Go grey, get nutty, save a retired racer

Go grey, get nutty, save a retired racer

Adopting a greyhound is a good thing. It gives a magnificent dog a good life beyond its racing days, saving it from the possibility of being put down....

May 9th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

May 8, The New York Times on President Donald Trump’s tax returns:President Trump owes the American people a fuller account of his financial dea...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Acquiring new skills in the golden years

Acquiring new skills in the golden years

As I approach my golden years, which I seem to be doing at about the same rate of speed as Secretariat in the Belmont Stakes, I am realizing that I...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Resident disagrees with council’s decision

To the Editor:The take I got from Monday nights council meeting was to hell with you citizens. You don’t count and we don’t care. Mr.Busse...

May 8th, 2019 |  


George Will: Heartbeat bills’ are wholesome provocations in abortion debate

George Will: Heartbeat bills’ are wholesome provocations in abortion debate

WASHINGTON — While constitutional lawyers, ethicists and theologians — in descending order of importance in the abortion debate — ha...

May 7th, 2019 |  


We must address human trafficking problem

By Jade SchneiderPiquaHuman trafficking is the action or practice of illegally transporting people from one country to another, usually for purposes o...

May 7th, 2019 |