Opinion

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

‘Speak softly and carry a big stick’
Published: 05/18/16

As we grow older, childhood remains warm, fuzzy memory

My favorite poem opens with, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.”
Published: 05/18/16

Is it time to create a countywide fire protection system?

A little less than 80 percent of Highlands County’s population lives in the unincorporated part of the county, which the Board of County Commissioners governs. That population count also covers the bulk of Highlands County’s land mass, ...
Published: 05/17/16

The most powerful weapon in the world

During World War II, on D-Day, the Allied forces perpetrated some of the most effective deception strategies in the annals of war.
Published: 05/17/16

Concert trip ends with mixed feelings

I recently went to a concert. I bought my tickets the hour they went on sale, planned out nearly every detail of the trip, including parking and meals.
Published: 05/16/16

Letters to the editor

Revising the justices
Published: 05/16/16

Stand and deliver, please

I’ve had it with everyone and everything that promises but doesn’t deliver. It seems to be the scourge of the decade and I’ve had enough.
Published: 05/15/16

Letters to the editor

Chutzpa and humble pie in short supply
Published: 05/15/16

Dad gets best gift at daughter’s birthday

My sweet, innocent little angel of a 9-year-old vanished just a few days ago. She’s now a wrinkled and tired old 10 years of age. She said so herself.
Published: 05/14/16
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

What’s best for children
Published: 05/14/16