Home » Archives by category » Columns » Mikes Musings (Page 7)

Matthew brings back bad memories

Matthew brings back  bad memories

Last I received a frantic telephone call from a friend now living in coastal South Carolina. Hurricane Matthew was headed their way, and she was seeking advice as to what…

Newspapers are not going away

Newspapers are not going away

I hope you will join me in giving a nod to this portion of the calendar which was long ago proclaimed as “National Newspaper Week.” If you listen to some…

Debate offers nothing new

Man, I couldn’t wait to sit myself in front of the television and watch the first presidential debate of 2016. As an undecided, I was hoping to see a clear…

Creepy clowns cause havoc

Creepy clowns cause havoc

This world is getting crazier by the minute. If our law enforcement didn’t have their hands full already, now they have to deal with creepy clowns being sighted in remote…

Reflections on 9-11, fear or love?

My son was born two weeks before September 11, 2001. Those joyous first weeks of taking part in the miracle of birth were sadly interrupted when terrorists attacked our sacred…

Hooray! college football is here

Hooray! college football is here

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I’ve been waiting in eager anticipation for several weeks now. So it was with all the excitement of an 8-year-old receiving his first Lego set, that I…

Price of EpiPen nothing but greed personified

Price of EpiPen nothing but greed personified

Bring the price of an EpiPen down, and do it now, Mylan. You are a greedy drug company with few moral values, and it is time you change your ways.…

Your vote doesn’t count

Your vote doesn’t count

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor It’s nearly September and in two months voters will decide who will lead the United States for the next four years. We may choose Clinton, or Trump…

Death Can Be Weird

Death Can Be Weird

The hot and sticky days of summer have provided us with a series of bizarre deaths. For instance a 23-year-old worker in Saugatuck, Michigan reportedly drowned in a tank of…

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…