COMMENTARY/OPINION

Global Pandemic: Scientists Predict Deadly New Virus in Near Future

by Michael John Scott

Ebola is scary indeed, and Americans regularly breath a sigh of relief, grateful that the African killer doesn’t appear to be visiting American shores.  Even if it did we are…

Where Are All The Rational People?

by Bill Formby

I recently agreed to help a small Lutheran college in Selma, Alabama start a Criminal Justice program. When I say a small program I do mean small. Their enrollments…

Endangered Species: Our Sunday Morning Cartoon

by J. Bado

Resident cartoonist J. Bado has some strong feelings about our endangered species.…

Racism in America-A Rush to Judgment?

by Glenn Geist

Zeus has led us on to know, the Helmsman lays it down as law that we must suffer, suffer into truth. We cannot sleep, and drop by drop…

22 Bags of Pedigree Dog Food Recalled Due to Contamination

by Michael John Scott

Mars Petcare announced a voluntary recall this week for a small number of their Pedigree Adult Complete Nutrition dog food packages. The recall is limited to 22 bags that were…

You Know You’re Getting Old When ‘The Clash’ is Background for The Antiques Roadshow

by Norman Rampart

My wife likes watching antique shows on TV. Here in Blighty we have The Antiques Roadshow, Flog It and many, many more. I don’t mind her devotion to…

4 College Majors that Give Back to the Community

by Abigail Clark

College is an excellent opportunity for young adults to discover more about the world around them and find a meaningful career that makes a difference. There are many…

NEWS

Poll: Mitch ‘Turtle’ McConnell Maintains Narrow Lead Over Challenger

by Michael John Scott

Senate Minority Leader Mitch, ‘Turtle’ McConnell (R) is maintaining his narrow lead over Democratic nominee…

5-Year Old Brings Gun to School So His Little Brother Can’t Find It

by Michael John Scott

In America, virtually anyone can fire a gun, whether it be an Uzi at a…

Half of Parents Concerned About Kids Playing Football

by Michael John Scott

Should kids be allowed to play football, given all the injuries incurred as a result?…

Bullets and Burgers Reopen For Business After Tragic Gun Accident

by Michael John Scott

Bullets and Burgers, home to the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in Arizona, is open…

9-Year Old Kills Firearms Instructor with Uzi

by Michael John Scott

What in the world is a 9-year old girl doing with an Uzi, under any circumstances?…

An Elk Goes To The Office

by Michael John Scott

An elegant young elk reported for work at a German office building Monday, and stayed there…

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CRITTER TALK

Four Good Reasons To Socialize Your Dog

by Michael John Scott

What things are necessary to provide a healthy life for your dog? Most owners would answer nutrition, regular vaccinations, parasite control, and regular veterinary exams. Few, if any, would…

Dispelling 10 Common Myths About Animal Shelters

by Michael John Scott

Animal shelters are a huge asset to the communities they serve as well as surrounding residents – and, of course, to the animals. Unfortunately, their purpose and contribution…

Dental Disease and Dog Food

by Dr. Jennifer Coates

Daily tooth brushing and professional dental cleanings on an as-needed basis are the best ways to prevent the formation of periodontal disease in dogs, but diet can play…

Which is Best for You-A Purebred or Mixed Breed Puppy?

by Michael John Scott

I know people who refuse to adopt, rescue, or buy a mixed breed puppy, swearing that they are less healthy, or less trainable than purebred dogs.  I once…

SCI/TECH/HOME/TRAVEL

7 Things Wrong With Your Morning Routine

by Jessica Snow

Your morning routine is probably so ingrained that you don’t even think about half the things you’re doing. It may surprise…

5 Car Buying Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

by Jessica Snow

Pop culture portrays buying a car as a simple transaction. Almost any dealership commercial shows a buyer entering the lot, finding…