• Think you know all about Scouting? Think again...

    After I passed age 40, I resolved to dispense with the whole business of “regret.”
    Unlike many of my other personal resolutions, I’ve done pretty well with this one. But even so, there are times when you encounter something so cool, you just wish you could turn back the clock.

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  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Good for biceps
    6. “__’_ alive!”
    9. *Many Kurds did this from Syria in 2014
    13. Unctuous Heep, of “David Copperfield”
    14. Not pre-owned
    15. It made Harry Potter’s invisible
    16. Common Thanksgiving Day action
    17. ATM extra
    18. Reduce, _____, recycle
    19. *Captured drug lord
    21. Zoo section
    23. Go wrong
    24. Hat part
    25. Old age, archaic
    28. Musical compositions for one
    30. African equines

  • Local leadership changes are going to be entertaining

    We are now two meetings away from having new faces in city and county governments.
    It’s always interesting to sit on the audience side of things to witness how things play out.

  • A representative’s Thanksgiving wish to his community

    This week, as extended family returns home and we prepare for the upcoming holiday season, I wish you a happy Thanksgiving.
    We are now just seven years away from the 400th anniversary of the famous feast enjoyed by the Pilgrims and the Native Americans who helped them weather especially tough times.

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  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Fictional elephant
    6. Comprised or embodied
    9. Attention grabber
    13. Swelling
    14. Possess
    15. Corner joint
    16. Moth-_____
    17. Mauna ___, Hawaii
    18. Be theatrical
    19. *He arrived with a puff of smoke?
    21. “___ and ____,” 1992 Tom Cruise movie
    23. *Former Haiti President, “Baby ___” Duvalier
    24. To clean corn
    25. Goon
    28. Redecorate, e.g.
    30. Vandalizing a car
    35. Donkey sound
    37. Push for something

  • Fiscal court vote on Handy House questioned; timing in poor taste

    The Harrison County Heritage Council (HCHC), a duly formed non-profit under IRS Section 501(C)(3), would like to express its extreme disappointment in the Veterans Day vote taken by six members of the Harrison County Fiscal Court.
    It is our understanding, that with the urging of Magistrate Frank Henson, the vote to demolish Ridgeway (aka The Handy House) was moved upon citing two reasons: safety/security and lack of action by our organization.

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  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Bullying, e.g.
    6. Brown of “Back to the Future”
    9. Choir member
    13. Brick worker
    14. Bruin legend Bobby ___
    15. Show contempt
    16. At right angle to a ship
    17. Actress ___ Michele of “Glee”
    18. These lips sink ships
    19. *Reason to celebrate Thanksgiving
    21. *Pilgrim helper
    23. “C’___ la vie!”
    24. Chopped fish bait
    25. “Casablanca” pianist
    28. Maui dance
    30. Horrify
    35. All over again