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Is A Government Shutdown The Right Cure?

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher What a week. Coronavirus has taken America by storm, and in many respects I feel helpless. I’m a little older than most, and have studied history, particularly…

Lets Not Panic, We Will Get Through This

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher My head is filled with coronavirus thoughts. I have tried to read and watch as many stories on the dreadful virus as possible, and unfortunately I still…

Expect a ‘Day of Reckoning’ for U.S. economy

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher The economy seems to be rolling along quite well. Several consecutive months of job growth and low interest rates have made any kind of talk about recession…

No Need to Fear Coronavirus

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher This was sent to me by a supplier to the newspaper trade. In this day and age when everything is doom and gloom, particularly when discussing coronavirus,…

Local Businesses, Newspapers Can’t Survive Without You

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I read a column from another weekly newspaper last week titled “Can newspapers- and their communities—survive? It got me to thinking. I guess I failed to realize…

Social Media? Who Needs it?

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I admit I was addicted to social media, particularly Facebook. Nearly every minute of every day I would be scrolling to find topics that interest me. I…

Tine for Term Limits in Congress

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher I might be sounding like a broken record, but term limits for the U.S. Congress ought to be enacted. Many bills have been introduced to create term…

Trump Needs to Stop Temper Tantrums if He Wants Respect

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher Well that’s finally over. President Donald Trump has been impeached, but the Senate has exonerated him. The majority of senators have proclaimed the President was not guilty…

Kobe Will be Remembered for More Than Basketball

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher Kobe will be remembered for more than just basketball There I was waiting in line to receive my takeout order. I hadn’t been scrolling facebook all morning…

A Birthday Worth Forgetting

Mike Wilcox Editor/Publisher It was my birthday last Sunday. I was hoping to celebrate with a nice dinner and football. Instead my day consisted of freezing temperatures and a toothache.…

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