LAWRENCE, Kansas — Thirty-five days after it was dedicated, a sign at Graball Landing marking the spot where Emmett Till’s body was pulled from the Tallahatchie River was pierced with four gunshots.
Do you remember your first day of school? Your very first day? I do. Well, bits and pieces of it, anyway.
Even though that was quite a number of years ago, I still remember things about that day.
An elderly veteran stopped by the newspaper office Monday to express his concern that the United States flag is not being respected by some when it is left on public display at night — namely, that it sometimes does not have a light shining on it to distinguish it from the da
STARKVILLE — In our polarized society, regardless of which “side” one is on, many believe “we” are right and “they” are wrong. At the very least, many of us believe one of us must be right ... or wrong. We seldom consider that both sides might be wrong.