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Posted Feb 26, 2015 at 1:01 AM

There's an adage in newspapers that states, "Love us or hate us, at least they're reading us."Everyone enjoys being liked. Everyone in journalism enjoys touching a chord with readers, either through stories, photos, editorials or personal columns.Of course, there are some who we just won't reach and they sometimes lash out. Now, remember, I've been here since August, so about six months. These are some of our readers. Most didn't bother to...

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 8:40 AM

The way I see it, we have two choices.We can set up our economic system so that every able-bodied person who wants to work hard can succeed.

Posted Feb 24, 2015 at 1:01 AM

It seems everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it. There’s been a lot of complaining lately about the weather around the country; however it can be, and has been, a lot worse.One hundred and twenty-nine...

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 9:09 AM

The great thing about a 10-year plan is that there are so few things that are truly impossible.In 10 years I could go from only playing golf a couple of times a year to becoming the top golfer on the Champions Tour.

Posted Feb 19, 2015 at 1:01 AM

There's a saying which states, "God doesn't give you more than you can handle."Well, right now, I've got way too much on my plate and I'm asking Him to find someone else to handle things for a while.

Posted Feb 17, 2015 at 1:01 AM

The story of Dave Mather is a tale of contradictions. Dave was a direct descendent of a Puritan preacher, yet some around him struggled to save his soul. And, though he served as a Dodge City lawman, he was known to shoot people down in cold...

Posted Feb 14, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Happy Valentine’s Day!  If you are fortunate enough to receive roses from a loved one this Valentine's Day, follow these guidelines to help extend the life of your flowers.For floral arrangements:    ...

Posted Feb 12, 2015 at 1:01 AM

Once I got married and had children, I realized I may have chosen a career destined to keep me poor.Journalists will never be highly paid in our nation, but the pay is never why we fall into this career...

Posted Feb 10, 2015 at 1:01 AM

It’s a close call as to whether Dr. O.H. Simpson was more noted for his dentistry or his artistry. Whichever the case the two are closely linked.During his dental practice he made dental molds to get a perfect fit for dentures and...

Updated Feb 9, 2015 at 9:03 AM

A friend asked me last week how I would rank the Obama administration in comparison to the other presidencies of U.S. history. He finished his query by adding, “Would he be last?” I will ignore his follow-up comment and focus on some comparisons,...

Posted Feb 7, 2015 at 1:01 AM

With the warm temperatures forecast for this weekend, now would be a good time to get outside and exercise your green thumb.The dormant season is a good time to check woody plants for scale insect infestations. This time of year, deciduous...

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