Opinion

Is accuracy worth the trouble?

It was my own fault. I did not re-read my draft carefully enough after typing out the version I would send to the newspaper.
Published: 07/15/16
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Longshore for superintendent
Published: 07/15/16

Please, talk to each other on improving tourism marketing efforts

When Highlands County commissioners meet Tuesday, they are scheduled to vote on a proposal that probably started as an innocent suggestion but has since become a thorny issue — the Tourist Development Commission’s recommendation to chan...
Updated one month ago

Keeping me in stitches

Recently, I took my wardrobe in for altering and the seamstress’ ability to seamlessly alter my clothing astounded me.
Updated one month ago
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

K-9s are officers of the law
Updated one month ago

Making high school count takes planning, effort

The little hand on my beaten watch ticks. I can feel its pulse on my boney wrist. It feels like it’s saying to me, “it’s almost over.”
Updated one month ago
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Retirement security
Updated one month ago

Some thing we may forget to tell our loved ones

I was determined to write a different kind of column this week. The last several have had the overall theme of working hard to reach your goals, not letting discouragement get the best of you, and not assuming previous failures will dictate your futu...
Updated one month ago

A whole lot of punning going on

There are certain expressions and idioms so common to the English vernacular that we seldom give a thought to what we’re really saying when we use them. We rarely stop to think how those expressions could be misunderstood by a non-native speake...
Updated one month ago

Summer games are good for the entire family

My little girl is still little. She’s 10 and just about to start that big growth spurt that will take her from a cute little princess to a pre-teen.
Updated one month ago