The Oscars, for conservatives

The Oscars, for conservatives

“Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the first-ever Conservative Academy Awards, brought to you from the party room of Al’s Steakhouse at the...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Library has resources to help with tax returns

Library has resources to help with tax returns

By this time, you’ve probably received your W-2 from your employer or 1099 from your business, interest statements regarding your mortgage or st...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Judge column: Paying for air subject of lawsuit

Judge column: Paying for air subject of lawsuit

“Our products and labels comply with all FDA regulations and provide consumers with the information they need to make informed purchase decision...

February 16th, 2017 |  


The trials of being in court

The trials of being in court

This article covers my being on jury duty, as well as also being a defendant in a civil suit, observing in traffic court, and being a witness for a wo...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Daniel and Gloria sling Cupid’s arrows

Daniel and Gloria sling Cupid’s arrows

Gloria: What goes through your mind when you think of Valentine’s Day? Love? Joy? Sadness? For us it is a special day celebrating love, although...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Lepus, the noble bunny

Lepus, the noble bunny

At Perkins, we spend quite a bit of time in the winter talking about Orion and his environs. His faithful huntin’ dawg Canis Major follows at hi...

February 12th, 2017 |  


Books address hot-button issues

Books address hot-button issues

This time every year a free community discussion series takes place called Great Decisions. The series discusses United States Foreign Policy issues t...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Langston a man of many firsts

Langston a man of many firsts

“The Constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens.”— Wendell Willkie“There is in this country no superior...

February 9th, 2017 |  


The phone call no one wants to get

The phone call no one wants to get

It all started when I answered the phone early in the evening on a spring day several years ago. After I said “Hello,” I heard a man’...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Canis Major follows Orion

Canis Major follows Orion

As in January, Orion the Hunter dominates the southern sky this month. Rising soon after him in the southeastern sky is his companion for all these mi...

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