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Illicit drugs are number one problem

Illicit drugs are number one problem

It’s easy to get all up tight about President Trump and his temporary ban on immigrants from seven Muslim nations or his choice for Supreme Court justice, but I, and…

Protests and pageantry- what a weekend

Protests and pageantry- what a weekend

As I watched the weekend events unfold, I could only think what a great country we live in. America, despite all its division and derision, is awesome in this writer’s…

Say it isn’t so- no more circus

Say it isn’t so- no more circus

I was a bit distraught when I heard the news that the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Greatest Show on Earth would be no more. As a youngster and even…

Reflections on Dabo, warming up cars

Reflections on Dabo, warming up cars

Can we say “a little Dabo will do you? I can’t help but harken back to the days of the Brylcreem commercial and their famous catch line the sticks in…

I Will Gladly Go To Hell

I Will Gladly Go To Hell

Readers, when they don’t like a particular column, have sometimes told me to “go to Hell.” Just the other day someone admonished me, “to Hell with you.” Little do they…

A huge HEARTFELT THANKS to those that helped

A huge HEARTFELT THANKS to those that helped

The true spirit of Christmas “is to give, rather than receive.” Nowhere was that demonstrated more than in this county where dozens of businesses and individuals contributed to our Christmas…

I can do without cold and snow

I can do without cold and snow

It was a few days before Christmas and up in the sky was myself on an airplane ready to land in the snow covered tundra we call Michigan. I was…

Memories of John Glenn, space hero

Memories of John Glenn, space hero

It was with heavy heart that I heard John Glenn had passed. Although I had never met one of America’s most accomplished icons, I felt I was a part, maybe…

Artificial trees are not welcome

Artificial trees are not welcome

There is one solemn rule at the Wilcox house during the holiday season. That is quite simply our Christmas tree cannot be of the artificial variety. My affinity for real…

A Black Friday worthy of purgatory

A Black Friday worthy of purgatory

Some days just aren’t worth getting outta bed. I had one of those days last Friday. While many of you were celebrating Black Friday, buying the latest and greatest toys…

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