Commentary

Country schools a big piece of Gillespie's past

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One day last week, I was searching for an article in the bound edition of the 1955 Standard when I ran across a notice listing all of the “School Closings” that would occur across the county in the

Showers save us time, water, get rid of 'rings'

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Have you ever given much thought to the shower?

You’ll find them in most bathrooms in this country, either as a free-standing device or as part of the bath tub plumbing arrangement.

'Heroes of caring' give their heart every day

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This is National Nurses Week, and I want to pause to give a shout out, high five and fist bump to those tireless workers who make uncomfortable or unbearable situations more palatable.

HCFF promotes movies, town

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After traveling around America to various film festivals with films he’d produced, a question emerged in Chad Mathews’ mind.

Walden visits HCFF, talks about media, iconic roles

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Rather than just research what it was like being a journalist, Robert Walden worked briefly as a journalist to get a feel for the craft, compiling more than 20 published pieces.

Emergency services drop response times

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In just six months after consolidating the city’s fire and EMS services, response times have dropped dramatically.

A STEM skills day of reckoning

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Every April, companies large and small send applications to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) hoping to secure highly-coveted H-1B visas in 2018.