The sticks are picked

Those of you “of a certain age” may remember a game called “Pick Up Sticks.” It was one of my favorites when I was a kid. It was considerably low tech, meaning there’s probably no one “under a certain age” who has heard of it. Or cares.

Let the buyer beware

I firmly believe that a consumer has the right to expect reasonable quality from any purchase he or she might make.

Let’s be polite, folks

In some 36 years of reporting, I covered more than a few meetings what were – shall we say – less than cordial in atmosphere and demeanor. And I’m not pointing at any particular city council, board or commission.

Still lousy at predicting

So, as is often the case, I was wrong in a prediction. I predicted that the Forrest City Water Commission would not be abolished, and it was.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
The New Castle Fire Department Auxiliary would like to thank all of the community for your continued support with our annual chili day.

Time for a water hike?

The most recent city council meeting will have been held before I finish this column, so I don’t know what’s going to happen.

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
Myself and many other city and county residents would like to know, how come that the hills on Hiway 334, Bear Hill Road, Fletchor Road, and Hiway 284 weren’t treated with salt or sand inside the city limits after the recent ice storm.