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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    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: Vote out politicians who do not support Biblical principles

    I am a Christian, an RN who has worked for over 40 years, a wife, mother, and grandmother. The politics and politicians in Washington are being used by the devil to destroy the United States created by our forefathers. We were a country with...

    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: 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: Why should I join the VFW?

    I’m a combat veteran but I’ve got a job, two kids in sports and I’m busy, or, I’m retired with grandkids and church and keeping up my place, I’m BUSY!!! I just don’t have time to join, and besides, what’s in it for me? According...

    Letter to the Editor: New federal public charge rule will hurt families and children across Alabama

    A new Department of Homeland Security regulation published last Monday will harm the health and well-being of thousands of Alabama families. The so-called public charge rule also will threaten access to health and human services programs for U.S.-born citizen children. When proposed last fall, the...

    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: 9/11 – My story: What I saw firsthand with President Bush that day

    September 11, 2001 – Sarasota, Florida: It was a beautiful day as I stepped out of a bungalow at a tennis resort where President Bush and his traveling team, including Secretary of Education Rod Paige and I, had stayed overnight. As Chief of Staff...

    Letter to the Editor: An open letter from South Vinemont Mayor Radginal Dodson

    As far as this election goes, there have been several things said defaming my character. One, there’s things that have been said about things that have happened in the town that I have done illegally. I want to set several things straight. First of all,...

    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 ...