Opinion

In just a few years, attacks at public venues (schools, the workplace, shopping malls) have become all too common. Firearms and bombs seem to be the preferred weapons. Aside from becoming aware of a bomb, and vacating the premises, there isn’t much a person can do to avoid injury or death. But when an “active shooter” is on site, other options do exist.

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Carole Townsend

My mama always taught me that there were two things we ought never to talk about, and those are religion and politics. As is true of so many things she taught me, she was right about that. I’ve pondered over the years as to why this is true, and here’s what I’ve come up with: religion and politics are both things about which we Americans are very passionate. That’s a good thing, by the way. 

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Carole Townsend

I have a girlfriend, a very dear girlfriend, and we’ve known each other for years (nearly 25 years, as a matter of fact, oh my!). She is the kind of woman I always aspired to be – beautiful, genuinely kind, gracious, and even-tempered.

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Code Enforcement- A Valuable Tool When it’s Needed
By Dave Emanuel

“I don’t know what we’re going to do about our neighbors. They have junk all over the front yard, they hardly ever mow their grass, they have cars parked all over the yard they make the neighborhood look trashy.”

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Carole Townsend

How many times have I said to myself, “What would I have done different, had I known then then what I know now.” It’s a question that’s impossible to answer, yet I ask it several times a day.

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