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Do you need help? Write Us!

It’s time again for this newspaper’s annual Christmas Wish program. In the next few weeks we are asking readers that find themselves or their family in a dire situation to…

My mom said “ouch” and it made me laugh

My mom said “ouch” and it made me laugh

Ouch! For the first time in a year my mother vocalized a discernable word. “Ouch” she said when I squeezed her wrist. When I asked, “did it hurt?” she said…

Marion should stay in Highland Conference

Marion should stay in Highland Conference

Last night, concerned parents and students had an opportunity to voice their opinion on whether Marion should stay a member of the Highland Conference or apply for membership elsewhere. The…

First election in years where we elect a Senator and Congressman

First election in years where we elect a Senator and Congressman

It’s time. The run-up to Tuesday’s General Election has been mostly boring, but ready or not, it is now time to choose who we would like to represent us at…

Election ranting – Some observations as we approach the November 4 General Election:

Election ranting – Some observations as we approach the November 4 General Election:

-A reader called and was kind of miffed at the lack of yard signs that typically dot the countryside before an election. After thinking about it, I had to agree.…

Honest conversation should trump money in politics

Honest conversation should trump money in politics

Richard Sills is a different kind of candidate. He refuses to take campaign contributions. He refuses to recognize our two party system. He is determined to think “outside the box”…

I’m taken to task for refusing letter

I’m taken to task for refusing letter

This week’s LETTERS, features a piece insinuating that I have a political bias. I found that accusation to be rather interesting, since I have tried to be as unbiased as…

Candidates ignore messy world to bash opponents

Candidates ignore messy world to bash opponents

I don’t know about you, but I am pretty tired, and sick of the political commercials that dominate our network television stations. It appears to be another banner year for…

Am I hallucinating or is Bigfoot in my backyard?

Am I hallucinating or is Bigfoot in my backyard?

Being a city boy, I’m constantly reminded of how different living up here is. I get my kicks out of being able to drive to work, half asleep, and encountering…

Hornets off to fast start, Bass off to prison

Hornets off to fast start, Bass off to prison

Something special is brewing in Harrison. The varsity football team is off to a 3-0 start. It’s been many a moon since a Hornet football team has jumped out of…

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