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Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Taton

“I Have No Gift To Bring” One of my favorite Christmas songs is, “The Little Drummer Boy”.  I think this song really epitomizes the true meaning of Christmas.  In this…

My Turn ~ by Richard Fredrick

No They Are Not Taking Our Guns In the aftermath of the Newtown tragedy there is a national understandable frustration and desire to take action, any reasonable action, that would…

Yesteryears ~ As Time Goes By

90 Years Ago •  Dec. 8, 1922 All the old-timers are grooming and turning their prize fiddles for the big contest. The second annual contest for the champion fiddler of Monroe…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

One Can Make A Difference It is so easy to get caught up in our everyday lives that we miss opportunity after opportunity to make the most of each day we…

From The Desk of the Monroe County Assessor ~ Judy Harmon

Once again another year is drawing to a close, and like every year, you have received your tax bill.  It is true, no one likes taxes, but without them, many…

Just Ask Dave by Publisher David Eales

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like… We often hear that it is better to give than to receive. Here in Monroe County we are lucky to have numerous individuals…

My Turn by Dick Fredrick

The Benefit Cuts Nobody Wants To Make While we are still engaged in the pre-agreement posturing between the President and the House leadership, it may be well to see what…

As Time Goes By ~ Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Ago •  Dec. 1, 1922 T. O. Matthews of the State of Marketing Bureau will be in Paris on December 20 and 21, to hold egg and cream grading…

Just a Thought by Lisa Talton

Definitely Entertaining Some of the most entertaining moments in my life have been given to me by no other than my wonderful children. Just like television shows and movies give…

Just Ask Dave…

The Light Went On… Since time began I have realized the importance of one person – one vote. I have always thought that people who criticized those who did not…