Reporter’s Corner:

To my father, from his daughter After only a few months after his 20th birthday, my dad became – well, a dad. He was a skinny kid, a firefighter and would soon be entering Army boot camp. When I look…

Emerald’s Gem Box…

Matthew 5:21-22   Our preacher, Sunday morning, put the Bible verse up of Matthew 5:21-22, during Sunday morning worship. 21 Ye have heard that it was said of them of old time, Thou shalt not kill; and whosoever shall kill shall…

Deb’s Notes

Drop a note to: debbiesnapp@embarqmail.com Happy Birthday today to Ramsey Revell-Wheeler and Billie McClellan! Happy Anniversary today to Jill and Brad Richardson! Did you remember that yesterday, June 6 was D-Day, a day set-aside to reflect on our past? After…

Reporter’s Corner:

Where’d the coffee go? I start each morning off with my cup of coffee. While I’m getting ready for work, I place the tea/coffee kettle on the burner and let it almost whistle before tipping water into my pour-over dripper…

Reporter’s Corner:

Just outside your comfort zone When was the last time you tried something new? Not just a new dish at your favorite restaurant or a new radio station on the drive to work, but something completely new. Throughout life, most…

Reporter’s Corner:

Five reasons to adopt a shelter pet On Tuesday, April 30, pet owners in America celebrated National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day, and while I am a few days past the mark, this is one topic I’d love to share…

Reporter’s Corner:

For such a time as this “…And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?” (Esther 4:14). The Biblical account of Esther is one of the most popular, well-known accounts of…

Editorial

If Republican lawmakers eliminate public notices, Floridians won’t know what their government is doing. And that’s the point, isn’t it? Originally published in theMiami Herald on April 5, 2019 It’s a longstanding tradition — and it’s the law. In Florida,…