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As a World War II overseas veteran, I remember well a very popular song in the ‘40s, “Love America or Leave It Alone.” Things have not changed so much. Material wise, yes, but human wise, no.

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"It's required by the county's E-911 system. Any time a road is no longer contiguous, split in half by road construction or a road realignment, it must have a new name to prevent law enforcement, fire and emergency medical personnel from becoming lost."

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Well it finally happened, the gang of four, or as they are known as, the squad, has finally usurped Nancy Pelosi's authority in the Democratic House. After criticizing the four women at the beginning of the election period last November for their radical agenda, she now calls them sisters af…

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As a Christian pastor, I've grown increasingly concerned about the leadership of President Trump. July 4 he stated there were airports during the American Revolution. The ICE raids appear to be an orchestrated attempt to strike fear into people of color. His telling certain Congresswomen on …

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I applaud the heads of the Christian churches, both in our community and across our lands, who are finally “waking up” to the kind of person our president really is and having the clarity to speak out about it regardless of their political following to their congregations and communities.

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A recent letter to the editor focused on the one, and only one, negative from President Trump's speech at the stunning July 4th celebration in Washington, DC. It is quite apparent that this was a liberal's mission to find an error in what was said — too bad because it was an excellent histor…

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While at Highlands Regional Medical Center recently, I noticed the metal detector had been removed at the check-in desk. I’ll admit, the inconvenience of this kind of security crossed my mind the first time I encountered it back in January, but the feeling of safety I got from knowing no gun…

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I’m writing in response to a guest column that was published in the June 28 issue of your paper, the author found fault with lots of things about education at the local and global levels and indicated several ways that school districts, curriculum, schools, teachers, parents and students wou…

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Many years ago, coming through the finish line of a 5K race, my wife said to me, "Good run but your face said you were in agony." I've thought about that a lot; I love to run. I'm in my 90's now, but I have to run at least three times a week. But agony?

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My husband and I are typical Florida homeowners: we are over 80, live in a mobile home community, have no close relatives, have a dog, and live a very quiet life. We met a young sweet gentle giant from Georgia who convinced us he was a veteran with PTSD who could help us with all our repair/…

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Fourth of July! 14 of us had reservations, made on July 9, to have dinner and watch the fireworks at a local restuarant in Sebring. When we arrived on time, seven of us had already been seated at a big table. When the rest of us arrived, we saw two tables for four near the big table. When we…

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With the conclusion of the first in a series of debates by those seeking the support of the Democratic Party to run as their candidate for the presidency do we have any clarity as to whom would make the best candidate? Perhaps, but the reality is we have a long way to go before a final choic…

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