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For almost 28 years now I have prayed that Jamie Leigh Huckaby would grow up to be intelligent, well-rounded and happy. Those prayers have been answered many times over.
On the day I visit the Anne Frank House, which is actually the family’s hiding place atop Anne’s father’s business, the wait to get in is as long as three hours. Such is the attraction of this historic site, 53 years after it was opened to the public.
It matters little who dislikes me along my solitary walk with defeat in opposition to waste and abuse. No one will love any of us when the money’s gone.
President Obama is impatient. Congress won’t act on immigration, he says, and therefore he will. The White House is coy as to exactly what the president will do. But the leaks point to an executive order essentially legalizing an enormous new class of illegal immigrants, perhaps up to 5 million people.
In case y’all were wondering, it is dog days again. I just went for a 2-mile walk — at 9:30 in the morning — and lost about 4 pounds of water weight from perspiring. I used to sweat, back before I got so sophisticated.
We had just finished a real nice birthday family lunch. The ladies were clearing off the table when I made a casual remark. “Has anyone seen Wolfie lately?” Wolfgang was my former very special German shepherd and I had been forced by circumstances to give him away.
If there really were a “war on whites,” as a Republican congressman from Alabama ludicrously claims, it wouldn’t be going very well for the anti-white side.
My wife and I moved to Covington in January of 1982 after an extensive search for a place to live and raise our family. We chose Covington because of its small town atmosphere, the picturesque city Square, and its rural countryside. Like most citizens in Newton County, we had real concerns when the building boom hit in the 2000s.
Too many questions remain unanswered on the 2050 Plan.
A recent edition of the Citizen contained an article about Post 1 Commissioner Oz Nesbitt continuing to push the issue of countywide garbage collection, and not listening to the folks!
This is the first letter you will have ever received from your Papa Huck, but it won’t be the last.
After years of debt (90.6 percent of GDP in 2013) and deficit spending, Britain’s ruling Conservative Party is crowing about the latest economic figures that show the country has outpaced the developed world in its economic recovery. Reuters reports that the International Monetary Fund recently upgraded Britain’s projected economic growth this year to 3.2 percent, leading “the world’s big rich economies.”
Twenty-nine years ago, as autumn approached, my lovely wife, Lisa, was great with child.
What’s so great about dual enrollment students? A lot.
Having a good marriage is a lot of hard work. But having a bad marriage is easy.
As far as U.S. interests are concerned, it is obvious that our policy should be to fight Islamist terrorist groups such as the Islamic State. But we should not lose sight of the fact that radical Islam, as a regionwide phenomenon, is an ideological force that cannot be bombed out of existence.
I am opposed to a mandatory residential trash pickup which would cost $150 to $250 a year for something that costs me less than $20 a year.
It was in the l940s when I was about to graduate from high school. I was wondering what I would do to earn a living. Since my uncles were coal miners, they tried to interest me in digging coal for a paycheck.
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Letters to the Editor
- LETTER: 2050 Plan the collaborative work of local residents
- LETTER: More questions than answers on 2050 Plan
- LETTER: There are better ways to fix the dumping problem
- Mandatory residential trash pickup too costly
- COMMENTARY: Time to plan for the common good
- LETTER: Time to call off 2050 Plan
- LETTER: Work together for a land use plan
- Treating failure as success
- Where are elected officials on 2050 Plan?
- LETTER: Land owners' objections should be heard
- DARRELL HUCKABY: Freedom of religion, not freedom from religion
- JACK SIMPSON: Police body cameras would help answer questions
- DARRELL HUCKABY: Here's to the one true 'Mr. Bulldog'
- DARRELL HUCKABY: Grocery shopping a weekly undertaking
- JACK SIMPSON: Command your own ship
- JEFF MEADORS: Early testing criticial for high school students
- DARRELL HUCKABY: Don't let fear rob you of a great adventure
- THOMAS: Theater of the Absurd in Ferguson
- KRAUTHAMMER: Why Hillary got it right
- ROBINSON: Our selective outrage