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Editor’s Column: Collective energy

June 13, 2021 Niki Turner 0

Imagine a house on fire.  Now imagine the residents of the house standing in the living room, surrounded by flames, having a heated argument about whose fault it is that the house is burning.  Seems […]

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Editor’s Column: Freeman E. Fairfield

May 9, 2021 Niki Turner 0

As I write this on Wednesday, just before deadline, I’m planning to head to the high school this afternoon to hand out Fairfield Scholarship certificates from the Freeman E. Fairfield Meeker Charitable Trust to graduating […]

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The ‘scrubbing bubbles’ of democracy

May 2, 2021 Niki Turner 1

If you are of a certain age, you’ll remember the “scrubbing bubbles” TV commercial, with the bubble-shaped scrub brushes that worked magic on nasty bathroom grime. If you don’t remember it, here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oh0OdgjOdDk. […]

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Editor’s Column: Bridging the divide

April 25, 2021 Niki Turner 0

There’s a lot of discussion underway about the rural/urban divide. It’s a real problem — politically, socially, economically, and culturally — but rare are the discussions about possible solutions. Here are a few ideas: 1) […]

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Editor’s Column: Inspiration

April 11, 2021 Niki Turner 0

Inspiration comes in many different forms. It’s inspiring to see people conquer obstacles, rise above adversity, and find success. Expressions of justice, honesty, courage, humility, generosity, integrity, and faith can, and should, inspire us to […]

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Editor’s Column: April Fools

April 4, 2021 Niki Turner 0

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. ~ William Shakespeare We’ve been awaiting the opportunity to publish a satire edition on April Fool’s Day for […]

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