Columns

Between the Lines by Bruce Green

The civilizing influence of women I have done a lot of thinking through the years about the calming – the civilizing – influence of a woman on a man. In a marriage it happens slowly, almost imperceptibly, but relentlessly over the passage of years. It’s the only way it would work with us men. It…

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The 501 by Hanaba Munn Welch

Cool ways to beat COVID Ready for some good COVID-19 news? You don’t have to replace your old heating and cooling intake vent filter in the battle against the Coronavirus. A dusty filter is more likely to trap those little COVID-19 molecules, or whatever you call those spiny-looking orbs. I read that advice online. Feel…

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Chiropractic Corner

The Right Treatment for Each Patient Over the years, healthcare has had some big changes: lasers are replacing scalpels, robotic arms are used in surgery, imaging has become amazingly detailed and some of today’s commonplace treatments would have been considered science fiction just a decade or two ago. These advances offer more effective and safer…

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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: I am pleased to see Hall County Judge Ray Powell is still advocating for the restoration of the Hall County Courthouse, and I hope his efforts will pay off. I don’t live in the county and I did not grow up there either, but both sides of my family were early-day settlers in…

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Financial Focus by Mark Keys

Don’t play politics with your portfolio You’re probably aware this is an election year. During the next several months, the candidates will discuss issues that should greatly interest you as a citizen. But as an investor, how concerned should you be with the results of the presidential and congressional elections? Maybe not as much as…

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Ponder Points By Mike Wolf

Mr. Wellington and Marian Airpark After World War II, the city of Wellington became one of the more progressive towns in the Panhandle. The leadership from city and county officials was noteworthy. On February 3, 1947, the Wellington City Council voted to name the new municipal airport Marian Airpark in honor of the memory of…

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Round About Adventures By Ann King

SATURDAY MORNING IN JOAQUIN, TEXAS I like the ambience of s small town. That’s what drew me to Wellington. The pace is slower, the people friendlier. I stopped at a little roadside park on the edge of Joaquin during my northward journey. Tall pines. Little traffic. Perfect. Took a walk around the 200 foot long…

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Legalese by Bethany Stephens

Defund the police? The latest war cries of those looting and burning American cities is that they want to “defund the police”. That’s an incredibly stupid idea. First, crime will not stop this side of Heaven. The rioters are doing an excellent job of proving that fact. So who exactly would we call for help…

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