Today's Opinions

  • Come home to the Henry County GOP

  • Meet Gary Moore

    There will be a fundraiser for Gary Moore who is running for 4th District Congressional seat. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at New Castle Elementary School. This will be a great opportunity to meet the candidate and to talk to him about your concerns and where he stands on important issues that effect our county, state and federal   governments. There will be food and drinks available. We look forward to meeting each and every one of you.

    Danny Shain & Ricky Doyle

  • Jesus is still an unfathomable story

    By Michael Duncan

    After 54 years of being a Jesus-follower, 44 of those as a pastor, I confess that the Jesus story remains an unfathomable story.

  • Marie finally got the boat of her dreams

    By Candy Clarke

    My life is and seemingly always has been one of contrasts. Nothing exemplifies this more clearly than my fishing. On any given fishing trip, you might find me camped out in a tent with the bears; another trip you might find me in my motor home; or you could find me on a boat. On a boat is really nice. Especially if the boat belongs to my friends, Rusty and Marie!

  • It’s never too early to learn financial literacy

    Maintaining good personal financial practices and planning for the future can provide the foundation for lifelong security and stability.  National Financial Literacy Month is a great time to learn more about ways to make these important habits easier.

    By establishing good habits, individuals can protect and maximize the value of their dollars.  A number of public and private organizations provide a wealth of tools to aid the learning process.

  • March weather is poor indicator of late freeze

    With all of the warm weather there have been questions about whether there is any correlation between that warm weather and the last spring freeze event. The quick answer is No.

  • Spring great time to 'clean up' financial records

    With what appears to be an early spring, many people may have already started spring cleaning. As you prepare your house by dusting and cleaning, remember that spring cleaning should not be limited to only the physical space of your house.

    Take time to “clean” up financial records.

    Sort through financial paperwork, identify old statements that can be shredded or thrown away. It is always a good idea to shred any paperwork that contains personal information, especially bank account, credit card or other financial information.

  • Know the signs of COPD

    You may not know the scientific definition of COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but we all know what it looks like.

    The hacking cough, pursed-lip breathing, and portable oxygen tanks are an all-too-familiar scene at any local store.  COPD is the third leading cause of death in the United States.  COPD is a general name for progressive lung diseases that make it hard to breathe.  There are two main causes.