The last few days, I’ve been hard put to find something humorous in the paper for me to write about.
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.
I firmly believe that a consumer has the right to expect reasonable quality from any purchase he or she might make.
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.
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.
The New Castle Fire Department Auxiliary would like to thank all of the community for your continued support with our annual chili day.
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.
I don’t often admit that I’m wrong. There are two ways to look at this.
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.