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Don Stevenson: Trees hold part of universe’s wisdom
/ Sat, 02 Sep 2017 23:45:00 -0400
A few years back on a winter morning, I walked the north portion of Paradise Church Road. On this rather cool day, I witnessed the falling of a limb from a large tree in an adjacent pasture. With no indication…

Lloyd ‘Pete’ Waters: Vietnam War should be remembered
/ Sat, 02 Sep 2017 23:45:00 -0400
“I covered the Vietnam war. I remember the lies that were told, the lives that were lost, and the shock when, twenty years after the war ended, former Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara admitted he knew it was a mistake…

Feedback for Sept. 4
/ Sun, 03 Sep 2017 23:45:00 -0400
What happens when statues are removed? "I'm wondering what happens after all the statues representing history of famous leaders — some great, some not — that are taught in public educational facilities are removed from the public eye. Will we…

Feedback for Sept. 5
/ Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:07:00 -0400
Seniors, please be careful about scams

A plethora of pumpkin products
/ Mon, 04 Sep 2017 19:59:00 -0400
I like pumpkin. I wouldn’t want to drown in it, but pumpkin is nice. At the very least, it seems inoffensive, or as Garrison Keillor put it, a good excuse to use nutmeg.

Feedback for Sept. 6
/ Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Driver of the political bus needs license revoked:“The election of 2016 introduced a new era in American politics, that of personality-controlled politics over competency-controlled politics. It is sad to see this man’s cruelty and total disregard fo|

Letter to the Editor - Sept. 6
/ Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Korean ‘war’ was a great victory for freedom, democracy To the editor: This letter responds to the woman from Brooklyn, N.Y., and the community as a whole. She claims that the Korean War was not a “war.” I think that…

George Michael: Are there no answers for the City of Baltimore?
/ Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:45:00 -0400
The City of Baltimore is staggering under the weight of a record number of shootings, murders and violence. What is the answer?

Catastrophe brings out the best in Americans
/ Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Philosophers have wrestled over the inherent goodness or badness of human beings, and these days in particular it can seem as if an angry and ugly side has been baked into our essence.

Movies: Some things never change
/ Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:19:00 -0400
This has been the summer of cinema’s discontent, with box-office receipts down to levels last seen in the Clinton administration, and no one in Hollywood seems to have any idea why.

Feedback for Sept. 7
/ Wed, 06 Sep 2017 23:00:00 -0400
Confederates don’t deserve glorification:“The argument that Confederate statues are part of our history does not hold water. These men don’t deserve glorification for being on the wrong side of history to preserve slavery and making poor farmers figh|

Letters to the Editor - Sept. 7
/ Wed, 06 Sep 2017 23:45:00 -0400
Why can we celebrate German but not Southern heritage? To the editor: The front page of the Aug. 27 Herald-Mail caused me to wonder about something, given all that’s going on among the political and the politically correct among us.…

Letters to the Editor - Sept. 8
/ Thu, 07 Sep 2017 23:00:00 -0400
Camp lieutenant commander responds to letterTo the editor: In response to the Aug. 27 letter to the editor from Elizabeth Amt, please allow the “lieutenant commander” of the local Sons of Confederate Veterans camp to respond point by point.1. The…

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