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Today's Opinions

  • Show of Support

    By Tiffany Adams

    Guest columnist

    As a Smith supporter against all of the negativity directed towards him I say, "We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Letter: General donation will help many

    With the economic situation the way it is, it's been a difficult year for everyone. These dark days have given some people the opportunity to rise to the occasion and to shine as wonderful examples to the rest of us, to show us "how it's done." Two of those people in this category would be Jane and Jimmy Higdon.

  • Letter: Learning to cook with Susan's Kitchen

    Susan Spicer, you've taught me how to cook!

    As a young girl growing up in Loretto, my mom tried to teach me but I was more interested in social activities, such as dancing, working, hairstyles, etc. Consequently, I fed my family lots of tuna fish sandwiches, scrambled eggs and cornbread as they grew up.

  • Dreaming Big

    Martin Luther King could have chosen an easy life. He could have chosen safety and security, but instead he ventured out into the deep waters, to borrow an analogy from William Turner, a professor at Berea College and this year's featured speaker for the Martin Luther King celebration at First Baptist Church.

  • Senator wants your input on General Assembly
  • Words and deeds

    In the aftermath of the recent mass shooting that occurred in Arizona, the rush to judgment came shortly thereafter.

    Some people blamed political rhetoric for poisoning the mind of gunman Jared Loughner since one of his victims was Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who has managed to survive.

  • Senator wants your input on General Assembly
  • Words and deeds

    In the aftermath of the recent mass shooting that occurred in Arizona, the rush to judgment came shortly thereafter.

    Some people blamed political rhetoric for poisoning the mind of gunman Jared Loughner since one of his victims was Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who has managed to survive.