Category - Opinion

Molly’s Musings

Chicken Soup does soothe the soul by Molly Young  Chicken noodle soup for the soul. It’s a bit cliché. But, I discovered, completely true. My friend was sick last...

Molly’s Musings

Bringing back the ‘heart’ By Molly Young A large scarlet “N” painted across her cheek, the woman walked past me wearing a red shirt with white...

Perspectives

An Obscenity . . . . By Paul Hosford For months, the Democrats complained that the media was biased against Hillary Clinton, to which the Republicans scoffed. Now...

My Side of the Fencepost

Two sides to the budgeting coin by Jim Dickerson The budget-making process is one of the more interesting aspects of local government, but as I’ve learned through...

My Side of the Fencepost

The season of ‘spin’ By Jim Dickerson Just a word of warning. We’re going to hear a lot of “spin” in the next three months. It is a relatively...

Molly’s Musings

Visiting Ground Zero and Remembering By Molly Young The wooden flute’s notes split the sticky city air. As I stood on the busy sidewalk, I joked about the...

Perspectives

Independence Day By Paul Hosford The trouble with never throwing anything away is that sooner or later you run out of space for everything. Save things over a span of...

My Side of the Fencepost

By Jim Dickerson A Patriotic Tribute At the Boone County Courthouse grounds on Monday, Memorial Day was observed as it should be. A large and sincere crowd remembered...