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Today's Opinions

  • An attitude of gratitude

    By Candy Clarke

     

    “An attitude of gratitude” sounds like a catchy phrase, but what does it mean? I once heard a motivational speaker challenging his audience to live each day with an “’attitude of gratitude.” I decided to play along. Just what was so intriguing about this attitude of gratitude concept?

  • Circuit Court Clerk supports Lyle

    When I started with the Henry County Circuit Clerk’s office in 1982, things were a lot different than they are today.

    We issued driver’s licenses with a typewriter and a Polaroid camera. Now, all licenses are issued through a web-based system that does it all. From doing a national driving record check on each person, to presenting the license with the person’s information encoded on the back.

    At that time, we also issued boat licenses and maintained all court records for Circuit and District with a typewriter and copy machine.

  • Passing the budget is job No. 1

    During even-year legislative sessions, no other bill gets more attention than the budget, which is understandable, because no other bill directs so many of the General Assembly’s priorities.

    Even so, that doesn’t undercut the importance of other legislation also set to become law, and as my colleagues and I prepare to wrap up the 2012 Regular Session this coming Thursday, there are more than a few of these bills that deserve mention.

  • We should support our local farmers

    Last week I met and talked with a few local farmers. I interviewed tobacco and corn farmer Mark Roberts who works on a large production scale; and people on the smaller scale like Ed Nelson, who sell at local farmers markets. Nelson considers being called a farmer a compliment.

    Paul Tokosh is in between the large and small production scale. He works 16 acres growing pears, apples and asparagus. He also grows blackberries, strawberries and blue berries. He sells to Hilltop produce in Shelbyville and goes to several other counties before also selling here.

  • Rotary Club hosts Farm City Day

    Submitted by Lance Minnis

  • 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.