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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.
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.
It’s almost time for school to start back and teachers everywhere will be scrambling to learn a new set of names.
What an incredible weekend it was. To begin with, any time you can visit the Big Apple with 55 of your closest friends, you are having a good day.
A number of years ago, in a land not so far away, a group of political and civic leaders met to establish order in the midst of great political and economic turmoil.
You will not be seeing me at any of the remaining 2050 Plan meetings. The reason is because I had a 30-minute session with Commission Chair Keith Ellis and learned that he and some other commissioners have realized the program — as proposed — is just not going to work for us.
“The Giver” is based on the best-selling novel by Lois Lowry, which won the 1994 Newbery Medal. The film has an A-list cast, comprised of Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift.
The president’s demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached. When he does interrupt his endless rounds of golf, fundraising and photo ops, it’s for some affectless, mechanical, almost forced public statement.
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Letters to the Editor
- LETTER: Remember history's lessons with accuracy
- LETTER: Newton commissioners reach new low point
- LETTER: BOC methods disappointing
- 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
- DARRELL HUCKABY: Change of season leads to change of wardrobe
- ROB JENKINS: Taking the test for Southern citizenship
- ROBINSON: Obama may have to send troops
- DARRELL HUCKABY: One column stands out above the rest
- JACK SIMPSON: Growing older has its benefits
- THOMAS: With Hillary, where is the substance?
- DARRELL HUCKABY: Time to stop playing politics with medical marijuana
- KRAUTHAMMER: Obama sounds uncertain trumpet once again
- ROB JENKINS: How not to raise a slacker
- DARRELL HUCKABY: At some point, yard work becomes inevitable