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Lloyd ‘Pete’ Waters: Moonshine was a fine card player
/ Sat, 06 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500
On cold winter nights so many years ago in my youth, one of our favorite pastimes at my Grandmother Gen’s house was playing cards. When the dark nights arrived early with the time change and the temperature dipped, we had…
Don Stevenson: New Year Desirings
/ Sat, 06 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500
I cannot see all that I wish to see for my see-er has limits. And that should not be news. All human vision and knowing capacities have end points.
Let’s remember we’re all in this together
/ Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:45:00 -0500
In 2017, Republicans cleverly figured out a way to tax Democrats. They expanded the standard deductions that are generally taken by lower-middle-class families that typically don’t itemize their tax returns, and contracted deductions for upper-middle-class families that typically do.
Letters to the Editor - Jan. 7
/ Sun, 07 Jan 2018 01:05:00 -0500
Why should Medicaid do more than the VA?
Feedback - Jan. 8
/ Sun, 07 Jan 2018 16:00:00 -0500
Ridiculous that teachers complain about pay:“It’s ridiculous for the teachers to complain about not getting paid enough for the cost of living. How would they like to be a senior citizen? I feel teachers don’t have any reason to complain;…
Professional politicians don’t seem to be too bad
/ Mon, 08 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500
I know the Trump administration is supposed to be wealthy upper-crust and all, but when you turn on the news, do you ever feel like you’re watching an episode of “The Beverly Hillbillies,” minus only Jed’s homespun wisdom?
Letter to the Editor - Jan. 9
/ Mon, 08 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500
Is urban improvement project the correct priority? To the editor: I was reading The Herald-Mail recently when one article, in particular, caught my attention.
Feedback - Jan. 9
/ Mon, 08 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500
‘Christmas angel’ pays dinner bill:“My wife and I stopped at the Country Deli for dinner on the mountain outside of Clear Spring. When it came time for me to pay the bill, our waitress said, ‘Your bill has been paid.’…
Letters to the Editor - Jan. 10
/ Tue, 09 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500
Who will be embarrassed enough to say ‘enough’ to Trump? To the editor: Recently Arizona’s Republican Sen. Jeff Flake expressed his displeasure with the current administration.
Feedback - Jan. 10
/ Tue, 09 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500
A true fan:“I would like to volunteer to be president of the Rodney Guessford and Elizabeth Paul fan clubs.”— Jim Parker, Hagerstown ‘King or Lord Donald’:“I watched with disgust as speaker after speaker took to the podium to expound on…
George Michael: Let the money tussle in Annapolis begin!
/ Tue, 09 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500
Today kicks off the 90-day session of our state Legislature in Annapolis. There will be many important items discussed during the session of course, most of them dealing with money — basically how to get it from us and how…
Do words still matter?
/ Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:05:00 -0500
There was a time when everyone considered Washington County’s Board of Education to be an embarrassment. But, to my knowledge, they never dragged anyone out of the building in handcuffs.
Feedback for Jan. 11
/ Wed, 10 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500
Teachers worth more than they’re paid:“To Mr. Seville: What a slap in the face to all teachers. Teachers are worth more than they are paid. ... (Teachers) dedicate countless hours doing lesson plans at home. They spend many hours during…

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