Opinion

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 dollars to spend, local school board members from CAL...
06/07/2016 - 11:56am
And then there were two     Hillary Clinton finally clinched the Democratic nomination this week after six months of gritty campaigning and strong pushback from Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Her victory set up a November showdown with Donald Trump, whose candidacy defied the odds to win the Republican nomination against a stiff field...
06/07/2016 - 11:54am
    Captain America is a Hydra spy and always has been.     At least that’s what writer Nick Spencer wants you to believe after reading the first issue of “Captain America: Steve Rogers,” which hit shelves a couple weeks ago.     The details aren’t entirely clear, but it appears...
05/31/2016 - 4:15pm
Connecting our cultures      Local residents will have a unique opportunity to celebrate the community’s diversity June 4 during Gran Festival in Hampton. The new event was spearheaded by La Luz Hispana to showcase local Hispanic culture through music, food, games and other fun events.      The street...
05/31/2016 - 4:14pm
The good, the bad, and the canceled      The title of this column is a lie. Good or bad, they’re all canceled. As the 2015-16 television season comes to an end we’re already looking forward to what’s coming up next fall. However, before we get too excited about what the future has in store, let’s take a...
05/31/2016 - 4:12pm
Time to prioritize      Much is made of the grave threat of Islamic extremism, but an ordinary day in Chicago where handguns are illegal puts Islamic terrorism in its place next to diesel exhaust as a threat to mankind.      People don’t like to find out they’ve been hoodwinked, so they react to...
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