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My Unbased Opinion – October 22

By David Heishman – Left hand doesn’t want to work today. No fist. Half closed. I can see clear through fist from thumb to pinky and out the other end when I clench tight. Hurts. Easier to just let it […]

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You Can’t Fix Stupid

If you are an elected official, do you want to know how to get the wrong kind of attention of the citizens who elect you? A town

My Unbased Opinion – October 15

By David O. Heishman – Home field advantage. I used to think about it a lot when my kids were in high school. It’s a big

Voting Calendar Confusion

We wanted to tell our readers about early voting, absentee voting and also remind them to vote. There was a problem, which we’ll get to. The state code says

My Unbased Opinion – October 8

By David O. Heishman – One of Mom’s two favorite Fall trees turned last week. Almost dead square in front of Big House, a maple. Bright

Register and Vote!

Just in case you haven’t watched television, read newspapers, checked you computer or talked with your neighbors recently you might not know we have an election next month. On

My Unbased Opinion – October 1

By David O. Heishman –  Why must we always try to adjust nature to fit the way we want to live? Why not adjust the way we want to

Bad Things and Bad People

This is seventh in a series of editorials listing those elected officials, law enforcement personnel and others who are in positions of authority and responsibility and who have

My Unbased Opinion – September 24

By David O. Heishman – I’ve never been an old man before. No experience with situations I find myself involved in these days. How do I tell what’s

Welcome to Heritage Weekend

It’s time for antiques, quilts, crafts and history in Hardy County. This weekend there are some 40 historic homes, businesses and churches that will be open to

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