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 By Suzie Campbell    Columns    August 6, 2020 

We Will Keep On Fighting For You

I jumped into the publisher's position of the Countywide & Sun just three short years ago with...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    August 6, 2020 

Keep Plugging Away At Unemployment

Work is ongoing at the Capitol.  The Senate Pro Tem and House Speaker approved over 100 interim...

 

Guest Column

I am a military historian whose father was a World War II Marine in the South Pacific. So I am...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 30, 2020

Waiting In Line For The Big Test

We were the 16th car in line, even though we had arrived early. I didn't look behind us to see how...

 

There's A Lot Of Help Available To Families

It's been a busy interim both at the Capitol and in our Senate districts. My assistant Joyce and I...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

July has not disappointed us with its hot temperatures, but it has surprised us with some rain...

 

Night Sky Report

Ten Acre Observatory is now open and receiving visitors by appointment only (email us for new rules...

 

What If She Had Said No After All?

I didn't know it at the time, but four years ago this month, a baby boy was born that was about to...

 

Senate Review

On July 1, nearly 30 new laws went into effect. Normally, we'd have well over 100 but with the...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    July 16, 2020

Maybe You'll Never Know The Answer

Your friendly editorial and occasional column writer spent the better part of two decades trying to...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 16, 2020

She'll Take Flamingoes Over Diamonds

It is said that "diamonds are a girl's best friend." Not for this girl. Oh, don't get me wrong. I li...

 

Capitol Report

After hearing and watching the disgraceful actions and discussions that have transpired recently in...

 
 By Alex Sloan    Columns    July 9, 2020

Nothing Like A Garden To Help Cope

Pursuing productivity for its own sake is rarely very fulfilling. Regular readers of our paper may k...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    July 2, 2020

No More Plumber's Helper For Her

"Let's fix that pipe problem today," said Mr. Right, watching my reaction as he drank his morning...

 
 By Sen. Ron Sharp    Columns    July 2, 2020

Take Time To Think About Our Freedoms

This week, the United States will celebrate our 244th birthday. Hundreds of thousands of brave men...

 
 By Arthenia Haney    Columns    July 2, 2020

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

The Golden Age Center continues to serve drive-by meals and homebound delivery, but the building...

 

Standing Up For Her Religious Beliefs

A call to the Dean's Office had never happened to Jannie. It was Feb. 6, 1965, and she had just...

 

Night Sky Report

Good news! Ten Acre Observatory has reopened. Special precautions are being observed and viewing...

 
 By Patti Poteete    Columns    June 18, 2020

Ask The Mothers - They Know How To Love

It would be irresponsible of me not to write about the Black Lives Matter protests happening across...

 

Lessons Learned At The Fishing Hole

Sometimes, the worst fishing days can teach you the best life lessons. There I was last Friday, fish...

 

Sharp Reviews Education Bills He Coauthored

This session, I coauthored nearly 20 of the more than 150 bills that were signed into law. This...

 

Tecumseh Golden Age Center

The Center remains closed at this time. Recently, I read that cowboy singing star Gene Autry's home,...

 
 By WAYNE TROTTER    Columns    June 11, 2020

Our Tragedy

Regular followers of The Countywide & Sun may recall that the major editorial topic last week...

 

Foiling A Couple Of Egg And TP Thieves

While the toilet paper crisis seems to have subsided, I continue to be vigilant in the protection...

 

Taxes: How We Got To Where We Are

Since 2013, the Legislature has enacted numerous tax policy changes in response to economic...

 

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