Opinion

Snow kidding!

In the nearly 30 years we have resided in temperate Florida, it appears we’ve missed out on about 2,100 feet of snow. That sounds a bit extreme, but this is the total snowfall actually recorded in the years since we departed the Great White No...
Published: 01/28/16

Letters to the editor

Veteran’s discounts
Published: 01/27/16

School, sleep and Sergeant commands

My eyes are still glued shut with drowsiness at three o’clock in the morning. I know that it is time that I must leave the comfort of my bed. However before this is possible, I replay the dialogue similar to a “Forest Gump” scene...
Published: 01/27/16

Feeling cheated with a January birthday? Look at the bright side

Here’s to everyone who suffers from the tragedy of a January birthday. Because of the way Americans thinks about the year, that being in a linear fashion, I cannot imagine how boring and simultaneously enjoyable it must be to have your birthda...
Updated one month ago

Childhood fears are not new

Today’s world is dangerous — so many crooks and predators. I’d always assumed our parents had none of those fears as they grew up. But then my mother told me this true story.
Updated one month ago

Letters to the editor

Publix remodeling
Updated one month ago

The referee makes a good call

I never dreamed I would enjoy watching high school basketball as much as I do. (If you guessed I have a child who plays the sport, you are correct.) There are very few sporting events that I like to watch on television, but there is something about s...
Published: 01/23/16
Updated: 02/05/16

Remember when ...?

How could 45 years have passed by?
Updated one month ago

Plea to please hurry Publix

Flexibility is key in life and quite important. Otherwise one is bound to go about each day with a sense of tension and grief.
Updated one month ago

Call it odd, but I don’t do teen cliches

Editor’s Note: Gauri Persad, a Sebring High School student, is our new teen community columnist, taking over from Emily Little.
Updated one month ago