Opinion

‘Systems’ work best when people choose to know

Mitchell

OXFORD — Next time you hear someone say, “I’d rather not know,” ask the person to think about it.

If it’s a private, personal matter of no concern and having no impact on a community, fine. With apologies to those … Read more

Editorial Roundup – 03/18/2015

All too preventable

The most difficult thing for any public official to do is tell his supporters something they don’t want to hear. Attorney General Eric Holder deserves credit for doing exactly that last week when he explained why there … Read more

In Our Community – 03/18/2015

A Thought for Today
Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, you must not eat from any tree in the garden?”… Read more

A Lady’s Club, bikers, and potties

Submitted

When you hear Ackerman 20th Century Club your next thought isn’t usually leather vest wearing, Harley riding bikers, but Jennifer Mize, the Advocates for Children chairperson, and the ladies of the club are about to change that. Starting Thursday, … Read more

In Our Community – 03/11/2015

God’s Love
Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a long stemmed yellow rose, its beautiful to the one who beholds it. Thank you Heavenly Father for all of your goodness I will forever praise your Holy name!!!

Spring break … Read more

In Our Community – 03/04/2015

Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Lisa Harris
Making memories is what life is all about. Recently I got to make some more memories with the kids as we had an old fashioned snow day! These days are few … Read more

In Our Community – 02/25/2015

That’s Life

Ruth Nowlin

“I just had a thought!” I will exclaim.

“That’s scary,” my better half will retort.

While my “off the apron” thoughts may or may not be scary, sometimes they are just a tad hard to explain.… Read more

In Our Community – 2/18/2015

God’s Love
Evangelist Francie Hemphill

God’s love is like a box of Godiva chocolates it good to the one who behold it. Thank you heavenly Father for all the goodness you give to all of us. I will forever praise … Read more

In Our Community – 02/11/2015

That’s Life
By Ruth Nowlin

For quite a few years I have been writing about “That’s Life.”  As I wrote these columns I never really stopped to think about exactly what I was saying in those terms.  No one person … Read more