Opinion

10/28/2014 - 4:18pm
Election Day 2014        Nearly everyone is now aware that next Tuesday marks the close to this seemingly never-ending election season. Mud has flown feverishly since June, and Nov. 4 certainly comes as a welcomed sight for most voters across the state.      Television stations, radio airwaves and newspaper pages have been flooded by a slough...
10/14/2014 - 12:54pm
Praise for FCAC        How thankful we should be for all of the wonderful artistic talent that we have in Franklin County as well as their willingness to share it with us.      The fourth edition of "An Evening Like It Used To Be" held at the Windsor Theater was a delight for everyone...
10/14/2014 - 12:54pm
Traffic Have you noticed all the wrecks at Highway 3 and Main Street in Hampton? No? That's because there haven't been any since the traffic signal died and was replaced by stop signs. When we approach the intersection we look at the other drivers as if we coexist with them on planet Earth. How nice it is to know we can have a...
10/14/2014 - 12:53pm
Campaign bits and pieces To the editor: Who is Bruce Braley? First he tried to say he’s a farmer because he worked in a co-op elevator and drove a truck! The Braley indicates farmers aren’t worth the stuff they scoop because they haven’t been to law school and don’t have a law degree! That’s about all we...
10/14/2014 - 12:52pm
Appreciates efforts of H-D football team To the editor: As a member of the Harriman-Nielsen Historic Farm Board, I would like to recognize the young men on the H-D football team for their community service. After a late night, hard-fought victory against Estherville on Friday, October 3, they came in force at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning to...
10/07/2014 - 1:53pm
Fired up about 4-H        Oct. 5-11 marks National 4-H Week here in America. 4-H clubs from sea to shining sea are celebrating with community-wide events and membership drives, and it’s certainly a wonderful sight to see our youth excited about such a worthwhile organization.      4-H isn...
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