The titles for winning floats

Best Theme, Attractive, and Original, what am I talking about? The title on the plaque you could win for your …

November 20th, 2015 |  

Emotional Veterans Day program

I was so carried away with the Veterans Day performance that I forgot what day it was until I started …

November 14th, 2015 |  

A shared pride in serving our country

A shared pride in serving our country

Today I join the nation in recognizing the service and individual sacrifices of more than 20 million American veterans currently …

November 11th, 2015 |  

War, sacrifice and America’s veterans

War, sacrifice and America’s veterans

While we can all rejoice this Veterans Day that the steady flow of U.S. casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan has …

November 11th, 2015 |  

Christmas Parade marshall chosen

Well another week and another Christmas meeting this last Monday. This time it was just Barry, Jeannie Belue, Ailene, and …

November 7th, 2015 |  

Secret Santa now under way

Secret Santa now underway To the editor: The Secret Santa program at Grace United Methodist Church is now under way. …

November 7th, 2015 |  

Online legal ads? Not so fast

Recently the S.C. Attorney General’s Office released an opinion that confirmed legal notices must be “published in a printed newspaper …

November 6th, 2015 |  

Clinton rejected on gun control

Rallying her base — and putting her enemies on notice — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton told a debate …

October 30th, 2015 |  

The politicians play politics

Playing politics is not the same thing as lying. Lying constitutes suppressing the truth either overtly or covertly. Playing politics …

October 30th, 2015 |  

Still torture after all these years

Thomas Buergenthal, 81, was a judge for the International Criminal Court (ICC) for 10 years. Last July he said the …

October 30th, 2015 |  

Who is dying? Odom or Pitino?

Lamar Odom’s drug overdose and weekend frolic in a Las Vegas house of prostitution made national headlines. News reports indicate …

October 30th, 2015 |  

An awfully bitter brew

Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall/ 99 bottles of beer/ Take one down, pass it around… only one bottle …

October 30th, 2015 |  

Congress’s problems are fixable

A lot of ink is being spilled about the speakership drama in the U.S. House, the demands by members of …

October 30th, 2015 |  

A Community Watch in Lockhart

What a turn-out Tuesday night for our town meeting!! The room was full of concerned citizens wanting to hear what …

October 30th, 2015 |  

Taking out the trash burners

Having scored one big victory for jobs and the environment, a group of Baltimore activists is trying to take things …

October 27th, 2015 |  

The Great Pumpkin shortage is coming

Pumpkin fever is back. The latest bout of this seasonal disorder has infected Hostess Twinkies and moved Starbucks to put …

October 27th, 2015 |  

Your Internet provider is distorting free speech

Earlier this year, the Newseum Institute asked 1,000 Americans to name their rights under the First Amendment. A clear majority …

October 27th, 2015 |  

Bernice is back at Lockhart Cafe

BERNICE IS BACK — she is back cooking dinners at the Lockhart Cafe. She is having her daily dinners again, …

October 23rd, 2015 |  

Thank you for helping Sumter County

The Union County Sheriff’s Office shared the following letter from the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. The UCSO said the letter …

October 21st, 2015 |  

Planning the Christmas Parade

We had our first meeting for the Lockhart Christmas Parade. Everyone seems to enjoy the parade, but nobody wants to …

October 16th, 2015 |  

Lockhart Christmas Parade Dec. 6

Well, we’re getting a late start, but at least we are going to have our annual Christmas Parade. We were …

October 9th, 2015 |  

Birthdays and a new baby girl

Happy Birthday to Tanner Gibson from Nana, Papa, and Nanny, on the 29th of September. Happy Birthday also to Caroline …

October 2nd, 2015 |  


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