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Off the Editor’s Desk 5-18-22

Is there a shortage at your house? Every night on national television we see pictures of empty shelves in our stores especially the empty shelves in the baby food isle. During last week I was in a couple local grocery stores and their shelves seemed well stocked, but I have to admit that I did…

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 5/11/22

There is a lot to talk about! As I sat at my desk last Friday afternoon looking for a bit of good information to discuss, I was totally confused when a dozen or more subjects popped into my head and on the computer screen in front of me. I could talk about the southern border,…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 5-4-2022

How can I talk about the naughty word without spelling it? I would like to discuss “That Word,” that four letter-word that begins with an F. It has moved into our daily life really without much notice and it is also printed in the dictionary on my desk, which was printed back in 2002. I…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 4-27-2022

Las Vegas! Las Vegas, Nevada is some times called Lost Wages, and is a place that I have been to many times over a number of years. Last week I visited and as usual, did not come home with any of their money. But, if you are going to Las Vegas with the notion that…

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 4-13-2022

Trying to limit free speech Over the past couple dozen of years, many people and organizations have tried to silence voices that they do not agree with. A case in point is when Twitter banned President Trump from its platform back in January of 2021. He is still not allowed to use that service. I…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 4-13-22

Are we living a dream or a nightmare? I wish that I could look into the future to 2122 and see what have we become? Will we be a nation of free individuals with choice over everything in our lives? Or will we be loaded down with government rules and regulations? I have heard many…

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Off The Editor’s Desk 4-6-2022

What a terrible sight! General William Tecumseh Sherman once said, “War is Hell.” That picture came in front of me last week as I was watching the news of the Ukraine war that showed some very distributing scenes. A city street of Bucha, lined with the dead bodies of Ukrainian citizens that were killed as…

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Off the Publisher’s Desk 3-30-22

We need faith more than ever! With the way the world is now in turmoil and things look very bleak, maybe it is a good time to think about our faith in God. I was reading a piece published in the Capitol Guardian and written by a Pastor Greg Young about the faith that our…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 3-23-2022

Old Glenwood City School, a history! As demolition crews dismantle the old school in Glenwood City, many memories come up about the days that many of us spent attending classes on what we called the school hill. The site was chosen early on in the history of Glenwood City and a single room wood structure…

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Off The Editor’s Desk 3-16-2022

Getting Involved! I was very glad to see the large number of area school districts with primary elections for school board members. That means to me, that people are getting involved with their children’s education. I must applaud those of you that are getting involved and I would encourage others to find out about their…

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