Dumpsters potential fuel source

At a time when self-righteous environmental groups are trying to block solar power, and self-described green politicians are preventing “Not in my Backyard” wind power, our much maligned real power utilities continue to search for greener fuel options. It is not unusual that the bluster of the often government-subsidized non-profit ANTI’s impede progress through frivolous […]

Blast of wind sends dumpsters flying at Barnes and Fourth

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Chelle Delaney A blast of wind that several residents described as a small twister caused three Dumpsters to be lifted up in the air on Barnes Avenue between south Third and Fourth streets about 7:15 p.m. Monday. Witnesses said the dumpsters were up in the air twisting higher than the trees and telephone poles. “I […]

If it walks like a sheep, talks like a sheep and looks like a sheep . . .

By Leonard Lauriault When Jesus peeled the hide off the Jewish leaders in Matthew 23, he described them as white-washed tombs – beautiful on the outside(appearing to be righteous), but full of dead men’s bones and everything unclean on the inside (Matthew 23: 27, 28). Just before that, he told them to clean the cup […]

What do you think

By Leonard Lauriault Recently, I described some strange thinking by Christians and non-Christians (Quay County Sun, 27 August 2008). God’s word also gives pointers about ideas we should have. On a couple of occasions, Jesus asked his hearers a question expecting them to think honestly for themselves, drawing his conclusion. These questions were always accompanied […]

Enjoy the last of the summer’s tall grasses

By Lynn Moncus When our grandparents ambled out here in their covered wagons in 1902, Grandmother described the grass as being “belly high” on a horse. As I grew up listening to that description and her other stories of the pioneer days, I tried to imagine such tall grass but could barely picture it that […]