"If people had witnessed all the shooting and bombing that I witnessed during D-Day June 6, 1944, they would never celebrate July 4 with firecrackers. I don't."
- Make it a fire-free Fourth
- Sounding Board, 6-19-11
Ms. Barresi learning government is not business
In America, the law is the law. It should contain no mixture of political influence in its interpreting or in its administering of justice. The skeptics among us may rightly say this is not always the case, particularly when the subjects under investigation enjoy high profile, powerful positions.
The political reality of $4 a gallon gas
Reality is a hard taskmaster. When Pres. Obama assumed office all the talk and legislation regarding energy supply and use was focused on “cap and trade,” a scheme to dramatically reduce carbon emissions.
- Sounding Board, 5-15-11
HB1227’s “buck” stops with Gov. Fallin
We applaud Gov. Mary Fallin’s veto of House Bill 1227 that would have made Ardmore Higher Education Center a branch campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Gov. Fallin should veto HB 1227
Area legislators and East Central University officials are correctly concerned about the process that led to Ardmore Higher Education Center (AHEC) being designated a branch campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University (SOSU).
- Sounding Board
Emergency personnel deserve kudos
Emergency officials get kudos for their prompt action and willingness to put themselves in harm’s way to ensure Pontotoc County residents knew as much as possible during Thursday afternoon’s super cell thunderstorms. As threatening weather approached they were a beehive of activity, spreading out across Pontotoc County to keep wary eyes on any sign of funnel clouds, hail, heavy rain and the like.
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