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Jul 23, 2019

Get ready for upcoming school season

Aug. 12 is the first day of school and it is right around the corner. Have you begun to prepare for the start of school? In addition to needing school clothes and shoes, supplies are needed. I went…

Jul 9, 2019

Remain prepared for hurricane season

It is easy to get complacent, but we must remain vigilant as we are in hurricane season. Last year, Northwest Florida experienced a devastating hurricane, Hurricane Michael. It hit to the east of us …

Jul 2, 2019

Border children are nonpartisan

Border children are non-partisan A hearing was held in Congress on June 26 regarding immigrant children and funding for the crisis at the border. Congress was questioning department heads or their…

Jun 20, 2019

GUEST COLUMN: Reworking the language of women

I was talking to a friend I've known for more than two decades when, twice, she prefaced her opinion with, "I feel." The third time she shared an opinion, she began with, "I think." "Why do you do …

Jun 19, 2019

Phones are more sophisticated — and more expensive

Buying a new cellphone is not near the fun it once was, since we now pay for them ourselves. A new cellphone can set one back hundreds of dollars or more. Most people buy a new phone and pay a mont…

Jun 13, 2019

Some of the history behind our flag

The Flag of the United States of America is a symbol of our nation and our freedom. We revere and respect our flag each June 14, Flag Day. This date is a tribute to the date our flag was adopted June…

Jun 5, 2019

Crestview to observe D-Day 75th anniversary

This Thursday, June 6 will be the observance of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The event will take place from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Warriors Hall in Whitehurst Memorial Building, 201 Stillwell Blvd., C…

May 24, 2019

Pelosi pushed on impeachment by Republican representative

In 2018, many Democrats and moderates sent a blue wave into Congress in response to the first two years of the Donald Trump presidency. Even Oklahoma and Kansas sent Democrats to the House of Repre…

May 23, 2019

Tariffs, Trade and Tyrants

Democrats agree with Trump that tariffs on China are a good idea. It always concerns me when the political classes in D.C. are in full agreement; the last time that happened, they voted for the Iraq …

May 22, 2019

Some of these tips may help with spring cleaning, decluttering

Summer is almost here. The weather has been volatile: wind, rain and thunderstorms for a few days and then sunshine. Given the warmth and sunshine of the past few days, though, summer is definitely a…