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Opinion

Treat yourself to a haunting

Treat yourself to a haunting

I love a good, ol’ spook movie. I’m talking about the classic (usually black and white) movies with ghosts, vampires and werewolves, and mon…
Representing the letter O

Representing the letter O

In case you live under a rock and haven’t heard, I’m the living personification of the letter O. At least, according to my family.

Lucky to have Wes

I serve as campaign treasurer for Rep. Wes Breckenridge and also work with Wes as his legislative clerk during the session from January to A…

Please, I’d like some more

The tax cuts worked. Corporate America paid 22 percent less in tax revenues this year. The Dow jumped more than 500 points today because big…
Leave ‘Phantom’ alone

Leave ‘Phantom’ alone

“The Phantom of the Opera” is arguably my favorite musical of all time. I have a hard time choosing just one because I have seen so many oth…

‘The Beard’

I hope the voting people that live on the gravel roads vote for the candidate that also lives on the gravel roads — the mud roads, the trash…

For the greater good

We the citizens of Jasper County are very lucky to have Wes Breckenridge as our State Representative for (Iowa House) District 29. Wes has s…

Vote for my dad

My father, Wes Breckenridge, is an outstanding person who works hard in the communities of Jasper County. He will do what is needed and what…

Political highway signs

Anyone traveling on US Highway 34, between Mt. Pleasant and Fairfield in the last few years, has no doubt noticed the political signs. They’…
Call me John Boy Walton

Call me John Boy Walton

The name Earl Hamner Jr. might not elicit knowing looks from people under the age of 50, but the name John Boy Walton does. If it doesn’t, p…
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