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Anonymity useful, but overworked

Anonymous: secret, unknown, avoiding publicity, nameless, avoiding publicity. News media uses tips from unknown callers or those who give names or are someone who knows, has heard of or been…

Athletes human, but idolized

It has been a part of American, and even around the globe, that athletes are set on a pedestal above the regular populace and looked up to as idols. Athletes,…

Funds welcomed as recovery continues

With an additional $1.4 million for tornado recovery, the town and county should be able to assist numerous families in the recovery from the April tornadoes that struck. A snap…

Shoe on other Assange foot

It hurts when the shoe fits the other foot and that has happened to WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange. WikiLeaks, the purveyor of millions of secret, private and classified documents, has been…

Washington talks social classes

So much talk comes from Washington about the working poor, middle class and super rich that many people simply hear the murmuring when an official, such as President Obama, speaks.…

Route 99 topic before council

Route 99, the paved path from Interstate 81 into the town of Pulaski, has been the topic of discussion since the interstate came through Pulaski County. I-81 cordoned off the…

Parents needed for meeting

Parents hold the key to the success of their children. Many parents, though, have tossed those keys aside or lost them, never to pick them up again. Today the task…

Independence Day being celebrated

No, it’s not July 4. It is Sept. 15, 2011 and some people around the world are celebrating Independence Day. When you look at calendars, you see all kinds of…

Who travels County roads?

Thousands of motor vehicles travel the roads and highways through Pulaski County each day. Add them together and it must be into the millions. Who travels north and south on…

The gift of life a second time

Quick action, fast thinking and cooperation ended in good news and saved a man’s life recently in Pulaski County. These circumstances are certainly not a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence, thanks to training,…