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Thursday, March 23, 2023

    Letter to the Editor: A race to beat Lyme disease

    In June of 2012, our family visited a petting zoo in the Florida Keys. The next night, we ended up in the ER with a rash that would overtake Madeline’s body. The doctor administered medication and sent us home. He said it could be...

    Letter to the Editor: America’s truckers are an important line of defense against human trafficking

    On any given day, there are tens of thousands of people being trafficked into and within the U.S. A large percentage of the victims are minors, often young females, who are brutally forced to perform commercial acts of sex or labor against their will.  January...

    Letter to the Editor: Is there any real good that comes out of gambling for the people and businesses of Alabama?

    There was an article concerning the Alabama Legislature 2021 Session in The Cullman Tribune on January 2, 2021. Garlan Gudger and Randall Shedd commented on whether or not to allow gambling and in which forms it might take. I am concerned that the article...

    Letter the Editor: The dangers of benzodiazepine abuse

    Prescription benzodiazepines can treat several conditions, including epilepsy, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder. However, professionals continue to debate as to whether long-term use of these drugs is medically acceptable. As more information has surfaced regarding these drugs' addictive potential, medical professionals have shied...

    Letter to the Editor: ‘Thank you and God bless’

    On behalf of Double CK Bucking Bulls and Second Chance Rodeo Ministry we would like to take a few minutes to say thank you to our sponsors from this year and give you a brief glimpse into the year and what your sponsorships made...

    Letter to the Editor: COVID-19 threatens access to medical treatment; stressed professionals go above and beyond

    My family and I experienced a near tragedy this week. I want to share this to give some insight into our current COVID situation but also for other reasons. My precious Mother fell, causing a brain bleed. I want to give a big shout...

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Amend the 2015 Mandatory Release law

    Dear Editor, On September 12, 2020, a horrendous crime was committed to someone very near and dear to our hearts. Herndon “Junior” Self was a hard-working and outgoing husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle whose only fault was putting his trust in the wrong...

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In support of Rick Neighbors for Congress

    Editor:            Almost 20 years ago we retired to the great state of Alabama. When the “dust” settled we began to pay attention to our local representation and learn all the new names and faces. It took a long, long time to figure out who our...

    LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for Alabama to do the right thing and expand Medicaid

    The time has come to paraphrase the lawyer Joseph Welch in the famous Joe McCarthy hearing and address Governor Kay Ivey instead: “Have you no sense of decency, ma'am, at long last?” Alabama’s coronavirus infections and deaths continue to climb. And among the victims are poor...

    Letter to the Editor: An open letter from South Vinemont mayoral candidate Shirley Arnett

    After the recent Letter to the Editor from my opponent, I commented that I have never heard, thought or said that Mayor Dodson has done anything illegal whatsoever. I want to say, in this election, the choice is between two very different candidates. We have ...