December 20, 2012 RSS feed / Opinions & Commentary

Gun owners should be proactive

“Anytown, U.S.A.”  That’s what a resident called Newtown, Conn., this week, in describing the lovely, ordinary, peaceful place that was rocked nearly off its foundation Friday when 20 little children and six educators were kill More...

Step into my parlor ...

Wonders of the Woods ... A closer look at our natural world

Nature, in all the beauty it provides, can be so alluring. Scents, colors and tastes in the woodlands draw living things to one another. But sometimes beauty in nature masks a hidden agenda. More...

Pictorial

CR Hirsh, far right, crated his 1937 Chevrolet fire truck for the Christmas parade in Hot Springs. Hirsh’s father, Malcolm, once owned the fire truck, which served the village of Bacova. More...

Can I have two knees for Christmas?

A Party of One

Dear Santa,  It’s been a long time since you’ve received a letter from me. I think the last time was when you brought me that “Betsy Wetsy” doll I so desperately wanted. Thank you again. More...

Sorry if this list is too long, but …

Say What?

Dear Santa,  I know this list may be a little long, but there’s some stuff I’d like to have for Christmas for me and other folks as well. I’ll start with other people, since it is the season to think of others.  More...


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