Why would Trump dedicate Civil Rights Museum?

Editor, I am so utterly disgusted with the news that “The President” is going to my birthplace of Jackson, Mississippi, to dedicate a Civil Rights...

Oil addiction

Promoting fossil fuels, blocking the use of clean energy, selling our national monuments and treasures, taking tribal lands, and using mercenary forces to stop...

Benefits of meeting at community center

Our city council is looking for space for all city meetings. They considered remodeling a downtown fire station even though the meetings there would be...

Diamond is not ready for prime time

How many lives per barrel? Pipelines have different meanings. Plains All American sees pipelines as assets, part of their infrastructure connecting frackers and crackers with...

Cotton should be baled

Dear Tom Cotton, “We’re now one step closer to fulfilling our promise to grant much-needed tax relief to America’s working families.” That’s what it says on...

City should benefit

Editor, Are the 30 tents that are going to bring 1000 people going to pay the city sales tax like all the shops do? The...

Diamond’s perverse pipeline

We can harness free sunlight and wind energy or we can continue wrecking the planet … but we are running out of time! California produced...

Good for everybody would be good

Editor, I’m a dreamer. Imagine a town built around the healing arts, a town which fosters rest, relaxation, renewal and rejuvenation, all in a peaceful, quiet...

Nature of the Ozarks

Editor, Goodbyes are difficult, but inevitable, as time changes everything. While preparing to move, memories swirl your mind as you go through photos, trophies or...

Independent Commentary

On February 19, 2014 council members gathered in a workshop with Lonnie Clark and Dwayne Allen to discuss increasing water and sewer rates. The...