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Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016
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The danger of the "Fake News"
Blytheville Courier News On Thanksgiving I saw a Facebook meme that quoted President Abraham Lincoln as saying, "The problem with quotes found on the Internet is that often they are not true," The same applies to news, just because it is on the Internet and "looks legitimate" doesn't mean that it is. ...
Beware trolls really do exist
"Trolls are slow in the uptake, and mighty suspicious about anything new," J.R.R. Tolkien Perhaps some of you have spent a great deal of your life looking for gold at the end of your rainbow, leprechauns, unicorns and other mythical things. You probably haven't actually found them, but good luck. ...
Stand up and show some respect
Veterans Day has made me reflective. During that time of reflection I pondered the growing disrespect that I see toward our nation. What began as, I believe, a mere publicity stunt by a struggling San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, has now turned into a national embarrassment that grieves my soul to the point of fury...
Thanks for hearing my plea
I want to thank the City of Blytheville for hearing the plea I made in my column entitled "North Sawba is a complete travesty." I am proud to announce that Friday it was mowed in a joint partnership between the Parks and Recreation Department and the Public Works Department. This was done after the city's Parks and Recreation Committee ordered it done during their Thursday evening meeting...
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