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Kudos to the AHSAA, AISA for starting summer workouts

All seven high schools in Dallas County can begin their summer workouts next week in various sports. Starting Monday, Dallas County High, Ellwood Christian Academy, ... Read more

9 hours ago by James Jones.

Oppression at the concession stand

“I see great things in baseball. It’s our game – the American game. It will take our people out-of-doors, fill them with oxygen, give them ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

A strange case of budget illness

One flips the pages on the calendar always thinking that Christmas is ages away, only to turn the page one day and find that the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

Breaking: Newspaper becomes tabloid with mayor’s words

It may be a violation of my journalistic obligations, but I try hard to stay away from the radio on Friday mornings out of fear ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Adam Powell.

What is the Philadelphia Eagles plan for ex-Alabama QB?

The Philadelphia Eagles made one of the most curious moves in the NFL Draft last week. With glaring needs on defense, the Eagles used a second-round ... Read more

1 month ago by James Jones.

Tua worth risk of Top 5 pick

When it comes to quarterbacks, the NFL Draft is a crapshoot.  I remember ESPN’s NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. once saying that first-round quarterbacks ... Read more

1 month ago by James Jones.

Easter remains one of my favorite holidays

One of my favorite holidays take place on Sunday. I always get excited about Easter.  This year is no different, despite the COVID-19 pandemic affecting ... Read more

2 months ago by James Jones.

‘That’s the way that the world goes ‘round’

You can gaze out the window get mad and get madder, Throw your hands in the air, say ‘What does it matter?’ But it don’t ... Read more

2 months ago by Brannon Cahela.

April 4 is an important historical landmark for Civil Rights

I circle the date April 4 on my calendar every year. Fifty-two years ago today, civil cights icon Dr. Martin Luther Jr. was assassinated by ... Read more

2 months ago by James Jones.

A little boy walked into the newsroom…

A little boy walked into the newsroom Monday, his father being dragged behind him by the boy’s tiny-yet-mighty grip, and declared himself Junior Copy Editor ... Read more

3 months ago by Adam Powell.

Kids at the ballot box

A light rain was falling Tuesday morning as the kids and I made our way to the nearby church where I’d be using a No. ... Read more

3 months ago by Adam Powell.

And still we wait for city vaults to open to the light

As I rose from the bed Tuesday morning, I knew I was going to have to have a talk with my hands, those wiry, self-aware ... Read more

3 months ago by Adam Powell.

Stillman College homecoming brought back wonderful memories

Stillman College’s homecoming provided the perfect break from the wet sports scene in Dallas County. The torrential rainstorm that hit Dallas County last week forced ... Read more

3 months ago by James Jones.

Valentine’s Day should become a national holiday

Valentine’s Day usually falls under my radar. For some, February 14th is one of the most special days of the year, especially on the romantic ... Read more

3 months ago by James Jones.

Kobe Bryant should be remembered for basketball, not off the court

I didn’t plan on writing another column about the death of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. I thought my editorial honored Bryant and paid tribute ... Read more

4 months ago by James Jones.

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