Opinion

07/19/2016 - 3:59pm
Latest round of violence towards Police is troubling Violence against peace officers across the country has been growing at a troubling rate. In the past two weeks at least eight police officers were murdered as they worked to patrol the streets and keep communities safe. First, five Dallas officers were slaughtered as they worked to protect members of Black Lives Matter as they marched through...
06/21/2016 - 4:28pm
Whole-grade sharing conversations are a great first step    Long have been the days where conversations about the future of education in Franklin County have been held. For many years, prognosticators have spelled the doom and gloom of smaller schools. However, in the day and age of smaller classrooms, higher expectations and fewer...
06/21/2016 - 4:27pm
Be careful with Prestage To the editor:     I am hoping our city council and our supervisors read the article in the Globe Gazette about ag experts wary of processors. If not, they do have to read it. It’s in the June 16th edition. John Ikerd, professor emeritus in agriculture economics at the University of Missouri told how...
06/21/2016 - 4:26pm
Gawker on the ropes      I can’t say I haven’t gotten a measure of joy from the announcement that Gawker Media has filed for bankruptcy in the aftermath of losing the lawsuit brought against them by Hulk Hogan for releasing a sex tape of the former wrestling star.      It’s a just...
06/14/2016 - 3:45pm
Patience with Prestage a virtue        Recent buzz over Prestage Foods’ $240 million pork processing plant reached new heights in Franklin County following two meetings over the past week. Though the company has remained publicly quiet about its intentions since visiting the county last month, it’s important...
06/14/2016 - 3:43pm
Ditch spraying irks local farmer Letter to the editor,   I hope further thought will cause the Franklin County Supervisors to reconsider spending $20,000 to turn our county into a brome, corn and beans only environment. We spray the thistles in our ditches and others should be expected to do the same if that is the law.    ...
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