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Frightening is fun

By James Roberts

I've been a horror film fan for as long as I can remember. And, as a result, the month of October remains my favorite time of year. In addition to cooler weather, the month also brings us Halloween, which means horror movies rule the airwaves.


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Let's philosophize

By The Staff

I recently purchased my latest car; a loaded Saab 95, complete with 7-speaker stereo system, heated and cooled seats, multi-function sunroof and a plethora of other amenities, some of which I have yet to figure out how to operate. It is a luxury car that gets 32 miles per gallon on the highway, and it could easily be the most comfortable car I've ever owned. 


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Community newspapers still on top

By Becky Cassell, Editor

Newspaper readership is down. That's certainly no secret with the downsizing going on at many of the large metropolitan newspapers across the country. However, community newspapers are still in large demand, and we're not looking for that to change anytime soon.


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There's nothing like a good book

By Calen McKinney

I have always loved to read. It seems I haven't been able to do as much of it in the past few years, but I always have a good book on my nightstand just waiting for me to turn its pages.


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Every vote really does matter

By Calen McKinney

I have always loved documentaries.


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Take time to give thanks

By Becky Cassell, Editor

Giving thanks is what the approaching Thanksgiving season is all about. But sometimes it's more difficult to do that than it should be.


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When I'm wrong, I can admit it

By Becky Cassell, Editor

I don't mind admitting when I'm wrong. And boy was I wrong last week.


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Practice makes perfect

By Becky Cassell, Editor

My middle school age son came home from school and said he needed to make a volcano for a project. OK, I thought, that shouldn't be too difficult.


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If we build it, will they come?

By Calen McKinney

I'll admit it. I was against Taylor County building its own jail.

But here we are, preparing for the opening of the 200-plus bed detention center to house our - and hopefully other counties' - prisoners.

When discussions began about the possibility of building a new jail to go along with the state-funded judicial center, I was immediately reluctant.

How will we pay for this without raising taxes? Will there be enough inmates to go around? Will we be able to negotiate contracts with other counties? Will we be sorry we did this?


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We should all do our homework

By James Roberts

I don't consider myself to be a "political person." I don't watch the presidential debates. I don't obsess over the polls. I don't hang on every word of the pundits. To be honest, I never give it that much thought.

In the past, I've picked up bits of information here and there and formed my opinions slowly. Often, I've made my choices the day before I cast my vote.

During the last presidential election, I couldn't make up my mind at all. I stepped up to the voting machine, closed the curtain and stared at the ballot. I was hoping for some last minute inspiration.


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