FINANCIAL FOCUS: Work toward your own financial independence day
It's almost the Fourth of July -- time for fireworks, picnics and a reflection on all the liberties we possess in this country. But if you're going to enjoy the freedom to do the things you want, especially during your retirement years, you'll want to take the steps necessary to achieve your own "Financial Independence Day."...
Why Run for Office?
I spend a fair amount of time talking to students and other young people about Congress and politics in general, and I've noticed something. It used to be that I'd regularly get asked how one runs for office. Nowadays, I rarely do. This is a young generation that is famously leery of politics. ...
Letters to the Editor
Brazil Lions Club appreciates support
To the editor: The Brazil Lions Club would like to express their appreciation and thanks to the following individuals and businesses who helped sponsor the 2015 Brazil Lions Golf Scramble held on June 5. They include: Aames Title, Baeslers, Bill and Frances Bieker, Dr. ...
CRADLES encourages GIFT donations
To the editor: The CRADLES of Clay County Board of Directors is most grateful for the donations and support from individuals, organizations, agencies, churches and foundations. These generous donations have made it possible to open the CRADLES site in Clay City and for preparations to open the Brazil site this fall...
Thousands of pounds of food collected during letter carrier food drive
To the editor: Several thousands of pounds of food were collected during the U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier Food Drive on May 9, and organizers say thanks for the public's help. Food drive totals include 4,725 pounds collected in Brazil, 257 pounds in Staunton and 130 pounds collected in Knightsville and Harmony combined...
Hale's Little Angel group impressive
To the editor: I recently had lunch at a restaurant in Brazil. I didn't notice until I had paid for my meal that there was a group of kids also dining there. I was concerned that a bunch of rowdiness would spoil my lunch hour. But much to my surprise and pleasure, this group of about 20 kids was very well mannered...