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Opinion

OP-ED: April is Alcohol Awareness Month

For more than forty years, Gary’s life has revolved around alcohol. It has adversely impacted every aspect of his life: his wife has left him, ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: A strong economy needs care workers

The pandemic has dramatically exposed the vital role that care workers play in our society. As child care centers and schools closed and nursing homes ... Read more

1 week ago by Dawn Burleigh.

LTTE

Letter to the editor: Things I’ve noticed on the ridiculous front

Out of respect for mentally impaired senior citizens, I won’t call our dementia riddled ‘Uncle Joe’ any of the disgustingly vulgar names Donald Trump was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Story Over a Cup: Having expectation of a walk

Bill is the resident escape artist. He has figured out how to jump the gates in the house to get into rooms he should not ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: From the editor: And we are waiting…

Taking a quick tour of the locations available for rent via the Phelan Investments website shows it is not updated as one location lays claims ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: THE IDLE AMERICAN: Blessed are the poor

Abilene Christian University’s stunning 53-52 win over the University of Texas at the NCAA Basketball Championship Tournament is a great example of why the annual event ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: My Five Cents: Senate passes essential caregiver bill

This week marks the halfway point in the 87th Legislative Session. We’ve spent the first 70 days filing bills, attending hearings, and working on the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: From WOCCISD Superintendent – Recognizing West Orange-Stark High School teachers

West Orange-Stark High School has an exemplary staff that changes lives every day. This week I am highlighting three teachers that help to make a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Talking about parenting: Expectations should be different for children and adults

This past week I have been able to observe several scenarios play out that highlight adult/parent and child roles and the privileges that come with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

OP-ED: Support people with disabilities by supporting Medicare Advantage

It’s been more than 30 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law, but even with equal protections legally guaranteed, progress for disabled ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Dawn Burleigh.

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