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Letter: Board dropped the ball on parks and recreation

Dear Editor:

I’m retired and I use the trails at Shoals Park for exercise. [Former caretaker] David Wright was a one-man work brigade and I was amazed at the amount of work he did at the park. Everyone who used the park sorely missed him, and I hope to see him there again. Read More »

Think we may have a problem? Read this

Here’s some sobering statistics, courtesy of the Family Bar division of the Florida Bar and brought to our attention by Circuit Judge Phyllis Rosier:

— On average, 83,000 couples divorce in Florida each year. The average length of marriage before divorce was ten years, and these divorces split the homes of 53,000 children. Sixty percent of teens in Florida have not grown up with both parents. Read More »

‘Mamas’ to keep errants in line

Much to my wife’s chagrin, I have spent the entire long weekend watching football. In between some great games like Mississippi State beating Auburn, Mississippi beating the hated Aggies and Baylor coming back to beat TCU, I have had to endure the dark side of college sports. Read More »

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