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Without readers my life is a nightmare

Without readers my life is a nightmare

Have you given much thought to what is your most valuable personal possession? I often think it’s my laptop computer, or more recently, my cell phone. I can’t imagine a…

Just can’t imagine a life without pets

Just can’t imagine  a life without pets

I must have been a frog, or maybe a moose in my prior life. For some reason, now that I am a human being (sometimes my wife things otherwise) animals…

Here is a real-life hero

Here is a real-life hero

Here’s a story about a real life hero. Her name is Lori Boyd, “known in her neighborhood as the Lawnmower Lady, and thanks to Elizabeth White and WTVM, she is…

Flying the unfriendly skies

Flying the unfriendly skies

One would never call me a proponent of flying. On any given day, time permitting, I would much prefer traveling a long distance in my vehicle versus boarding an airplane…

Time to end the violence

Time to end the violence

I’m extremely concerned about the direction our country is taking. Instead of peace and love, we have turned to violence and hatred. We need to get back on course as…

There is an alternative to Clinton and Trump

There is an alternative to Clinton and Trump

For those of you who are disgusted with presidential politics and are not inclined to vote for either Clinton or Trump, there is an alternative. His name is Gary Johnson,…

A basketball championship for the ages

A basketball championship for the ages

You’ve been warned! This column isn’t for everyone. I confess to being a fanatical sports fan and one of my favorite sports is basketball. Thus you can imagine I was…

Time to pay respects, not push agendas

Time to pay respects, not push agendas

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor My thoughts and prayers go to the victims’ families of that horrible tragedy in Orlando over the weekend. I especially hope that each and every one of…

Term limits must go…

Term limits must go…

One of my favorite political topics is term limits, or how limiting the number of years a state representative or senator can serve has hurt our system of government. Don’t…

Now I know what love is

Now I know what love is

Last weekend I met Alvin for the first time. My wife and I had moved in to a new home and Alvin happens to be one of our neighbors. We…

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