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Our godson died the day after Christmas. We attended his funeral last Saturday. Covid - yes, it is real; yes, it is back - prevented the service from being held sooner. In fact, it might have been …

Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it. Right-wingers in state governments across the nation celebrated the death of the Roe vs Wade abortion precedent at the hands of a majority of …

Last month I was standing on the second-floor balcony of our stay along the SC coast when they came flying over the roof. So close, I could hear the rush of the wind created by the synchronized …

OPINION: They never tire of abusing Dr King. By Tom H. Hastings From the Dept. of Horrible ChutzpahDuring the fight over the new House Speaker election, Congress member Chip Roy (R-TX), who …

VIC'S VIEW: 2023 (optimistic).   I am the eternal optimist so I am just going to go out on a limb here and say it, We are going to have a great 2023.Oh, sure, there will be the …

A Legacy of Service.   Several community enhancement efforts have been boosted recently through the legacy of the late George Cornelson. His wife, Ann Cornelson, is humbled by the …

M.A.I.D.Some very disturbing information was on the News the other night. Perhaps you heard it. If not, give heed to what is taking place in the world. Medical Assistance In Dying (assisted suicide) …

District 56: Full of treats, no tricks.      Looking back, it seemed like last week we started the 2022 - 2023 school year. Or so it seems. Where did the time …

WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE - with early voting PDF.Vote for your children’s future. Vote because it’s patriotic.     Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the …

VOTING IN THESE TIMES.    A Trying Time for American Elections (697 words)By Lee H. Hamilton As the November general election approaches, I’ve been struck by the rise …

The Bear Necessities.     “I’m so glad to live in a world where there are Octobers.” So wrote L. M. Montgomery in her novel, Anne of Green …

“I don’t know what we would have done without you.”   He was a golfer extraordinaire. He played professionally for a few years and then spent the rest of his career …

Our View — Congratulations II.     As summer gives way to September, the Congratulations just keep rolling in to The Chronicle office. We have witnessed something …

OUR VIEW: CONGRATULATIONS.   Wow, it’s been difficult to keep up with the happenings of summer! Normally, the slowest time of the year, this summer has brought us some surprises, …

Something to Talk About — Why They Come.   The Constitution of the United States requires that a census of the people be taken every ten years. The first census, taken in 1790 by …

Is our democracy at risk? Actions we all can take to protect it.    “The threats became much more specific, much more graphic, and included not just me by name but included …

TRANSFORM FATHER’S DAY.     How can we in good conscience celebrate Father’s Day in the middle of an epidemic of gun violence almost exclusively perpetuated by …

Saying Nothing, our view.    We set a dangerous precedent when we allow our law enforcement to say nothing. That was the case with the unfortunate death of a local woman, Kalah …

Windbags and Freedom.   “Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” – …

Roe vs. Wade.   In November of 2020, I wrote an Op-Ed titled “Please Mommy, No!” In that piece I expressed my opinion on the evils of abortion. In light of recent events …

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