Opinion

Debt settled, time for Tryon to move forward

In math, a negative times a negative gives one a positive result. The same cannot be said however for life, nor can it be said ... Read more

Is the sky falling?

To the editor: Is the sky falling? It could be, especially here in the good old USA since our country is under attack by the ... Read more

Paradise found

To the editor: Eight years ago, my wife and I arrived in beautiful Polk County to live out our golden years. The fact we arrived ... Read more

Worry most about asset forfeiture

To the editor: In reference to the article “Residents say too many police checkpoints,” we should all be concerned for the reasons the Arceneaux couple ... Read more

In response to Mr. Gary Poague’s concern

Editor’s note: This letter is in response to a Sept. 18 letter submitted by Gary Poague concerned over commissioner Ray Gasperson not being mentioned in ... Read more

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  1. Ammo stockpile real issue
  2. Discriminating between waterlines on “public” and “private” roads
  3. Sneaky taxes
  4. Checkpoints? OMG!
  5. Keeping safety, rights in check
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Interesting and fun facts about fruit and vegetables

Most folks agree we all need several servings of fruits and vegetables each day. The amounts I recommend are, for children 2-8 years: 1 ... Read more

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Polk Wellness

“Community” is often defined as “a group of people living in an area sharing a common interest”. The majority of my own experiences within our ... Read more

Politics, pure and simple

I couldn’t help but laugh when I read about the recent uprising against the Republican controlled Board of Commissioners on their proposed changes to the ... Read more

The Value of Polk County’s Schools

Recently I was asked to make a statement to Polk County School teachers and administrators. As an elected official, I know that teachers and administrators ... Read more

Politics, pure and simple

I couldn’t help but laugh when I read about the recent uprising against the Republican controlled Board of Commissioners on their proposed changes to the ... Read more

Correction to previous letter

I wanted to make a correction to my previous letter, regarding the meeting of the Polk County Commissioners. Read more

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