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My Turn ~ by former owner Richard Fredrick

Many of us have seen friends or family members drift into the quicksand of Alzheimer’s disease and slowly slip away from us. It is at once frustrating and heartbreaking when…

As Time Goes By ~ Yesteryears

90 Years Nov. 9, 1923 At Paris, buyers were paying 45 cents a dozen for eggs, butterfat was bringing 44 cents, hens 10 to 15 cents, roosters eight cents. Rev.…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Winning Counts… I hardly ever use this space to rant about what I perceive to be injustices in the system. But this week I take fingers to keyboard to rant…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

Living In The Moment I have realized there are opportunities in our lives that we sometimes miss out on. Now I am not talking about a big job opportunity or an…

MY TURN ~ by former owner Richard Fredrick

There has been a continuing and now louder chorus of voices demanding that the Washington Redskins change their name. The Redskins’ owner, Daniel Snyder, claims that the name was a…

As Time Goes By ~ Yesteryears

90 Years Nov. 2, 1923 Gasoline prices tobogganed to the lowest price ever quoted in Monroe County at Duncan’s Bridge and Granville, even though these towns are many miles off…

Just Ask Dave ~ by Publisher David Eales

Missing a friend… Gone but not forgotten is the title of books, music, etc. but it has never been more true than walking among the decorations and garish but gorgeous…

Just a Thought ~ by Lisa Talton

Our Words and Actions… I have witnessed some situations in the last couple of weeks that really got me thinking about us women both young and old. Two of them…

Through the Years – ~ Monroe County Appeal Yesteryears

90 Years Oct. 26, 1923 Under the auspices of the Farm Bureau and the direction of Miss Mary Robinson, an expert in home economics, a military school will be held…

My Turn ~ by former owner/publisher Richard Fredrick

The Case for Compromise As I was listening to President Obama’s television defense of the Affordable Care Act and his obvious frustration with the slow pace and glitches in the…