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Danny Tyree: Have you ever met a stranger?

Reminiscing with one of my mother’s photo albums, I encountered a snapshot of a long-deceased neighbor (a dear, sweet man) who is still summed up ... Read more

Simple way to get Child Support Enforcement Agency off your back

Dear Lawyer Mark: About eight years ago, my ex-girlfriend and me had a kid. We split up bit after that and never got back together, ... Read more

Daydreaming about dolphins

Sometimes, I miss my former life in the Coast Guard. Although I would not admit it at the time, but I loved the time at ... Read more

Doug Johnson: The COVID-19 vaccine is not the Mark of the Beast

In Matthew 24, Jesus’ disciples asked Him about the signs of His second coming and the end of the world. The first thing Jesus said ... Read more

Editorial: Hoaxes pop up again

Unfortunately, we live in an age of misinformation and this is especially true with the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it’s junk science peddled by certain local ... Read more

Jeri Fields: Social Security benefits to increase in 2021

Nearly 70 million Americans will see a 1.3 percent increase in their Social Security benefits and SSI payments in 2021. Federal benefit rates increase when ... Read more

Dean Ridings: Google’s monopoly isn’t a game for newspapers

It is no secret that Google has secured a near monopoly in the search and local advertising world. However, the impact on newspapers hasn’t been ... Read more

EDITORIAL: Tackling needed issues

At their meeting of council last week, South Point learned from Mayor Jeff Gaskin that the village is in excellent financial shape, with departments staying ... Read more

Tom Purcell: Disgraceful discourse ours to correct

Without grace, our public discourse will continue to suffer. “Grace,” according to, has more than one meaning, but all of them are powerful. Grace ... Read more

Tom Purcell: Do you remember learning to drive?

My son Gideon certainly had a high-octane understanding of the THEORY of driving last winter. As far as the rubber meeting the road, not so ... Read more

Skip the chaos with a trip into space news

With all the chaos in Washington, D.C. occupying the news, I hope you take time to read this and take your mind off the problems. ... Read more

A dozen daily affirmations can help on life’s pathway

True happiness is sometimes hard to find with all the bad news around us. Some people measure happiness by their level of success. However, success ... Read more

Name change needed to ditch her ex-husband

Dear Lawyer Mark: I got divorced last year, but my ex won’t leave me alone. Even though I moved and changed my telephone numbers, he ... Read more

Editorial: Delegate’s actions must be addressed

On Wednesday, the nation was stunned as a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, seeking to put a stop to the confirmation of the Electoral Vote ... Read more

Tom Purcell: Companion animals are bringing more joy than ever

My new puppy entered the world on Christmas and he’s already bringing incredible joy into my family – just as many dogs, cats and other ... Read more

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