Opinion

08/23/2016 - 12:25pm
Are you ready for some high school sports action?    This Friday night marks the kickoff of the high school preps season.    With the pigskins sailing though the air, teams from across the state will converge en route to a state or district title. For many, high school athletics is one of the purest forms of sports. Kids stand side by side with their friends making life-long...
07/26/2016 - 2:54pm
Heyde denies statements To the editor:     I find it amazing how some reporters can’t get the stories straight. Recently, the Chronicle had a story mentioning some of my comments to the Hampton City Council on July 14. There was something written about wanting certain guilty people killed. I did not say that. In fact I said...
07/26/2016 - 2:53pm
Spurned local bidder, no. Concerned taxpayer, yes To the editor:     In response to the July 20 article “Board hears from spurned local bidder,” I want to clarify some details. As a business owner, I understand bidding and do not expect to win every bid. As a taxpayer, I never want to see taxpayer-funded entities waste...
07/26/2016 - 2:44pm
Legalized theft     The prosperity of everyone in a culture is dependent on their ability to keep what they earn. Every drop that they can't keep, reduces incentive to excel in some way; and that is more destructive to the common good than anything else.     During the farm crisis of the eighties I had an...
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...
07/19/2016 - 3:59pm
  T-Mobile used Zero-Rating, it’s super effective         “Pokemon Go” is the hottest new app in the world and everybody is looking to cash in on the craze, including mobile phone network T-Mobile, who have announced that “Pokémon Go’s” data usage will not be counted...
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