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From today’s edition of what-were-they-thinking?: Some affluent Lake County, Illinois, parents used the court system to transfer guardianship of their teenage children to other people solely to get … more
Work not being done The problem down here at Rhodes Pond they’ve got (plenty) of equipment sitting down there on the lot they bought. We don’t understand why they’re not cleaning up some of … more
Years ago, it was hard to be a racist. You had to be fitted for and spend money on a white gown and don a pointy hat. You celebrated racism by getting some burlap, wrapping it around a cross, setting … more
Good candidate for mayor I read in The Daily Record about Buddy Maness being the sole voice looking out for taxpayers by voting against the budget that was laden with spending. I think that I … more
A deer knocked down a part of our fence. Two days later, a storm hit, and falling branches took out another section. It was starting to feel like the HGTV version of “Final Destination.” When … more
The page of time had flipped and it then displayed 1978 — the year in which there was a mass suicide in Guyana. This was the year that Sweden had become the first nation to curb use of aerosol … more
“Yesterday” is smart, funny, poignant and one of the best films of the year. A 10-year musical failure, the talented but unsuccessful London-based Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) has just told his … more
President Donald Trump tweeted that he’ll have an “extended meeting” with China President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan this week. Resolving the nations’ trade dispute, and … more
It all started last Tuesday morning. A rare day through the week when my wife and youngest daughter both had a day off from work. I wasn’t sure if I was to have breakfast with my friend, Jerry, … more
Congressional hearings are a fixture in Washington and are supposedly a tool for investigation by the nation’s lawmaking body. Unfortunately, too often when Democrats are in charge, it’s not … more
The only lingerie I own is from leftover costumes I’ve kept from my high school theater performances. I’ve never worn it off-stage, but it has hung in my closet for 20 years, somehow making the … more
When the school year ended in June, we “young’uns” on the Lett farm had only a few days’ break before the 12-hour tobacco marathons began. “Rise and Shine” and … more
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