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Today's Opinions

  • Jupiter mission wise investment

    Editor’s note: The following editorial is from the Dubuque (Iowa) Telegraph Herald and was originally published July 8.

    It took five years, but NASA’s most successful solar-powered spacecraft dropped into orbit around Jupiter this week, notably on the Fourth of July.

    The spacecraft Juno had to hit the brakes to slow its speed by more than 1,200 mph to execute the dicey maneuvering required to get into the planet’s orbit. But in it went. Now the real fun begins: Let the scientific discovery commence.

  • Editorial Cartoon - July 13, 2016
  • Work of Art: Religion and hot chile

    A young man, who left his studies at a Trappist Monastery in Kentucky, came to live in Las Vegas around the time I entered Immaculate Conception High School.

    Frank Reesor, who died in his 40s, became my next-door neighbor, and more importantly, an older brother who spent time with me discussing religion, morality and maturity. We hit it off well when we discussed the deity, but on another subject: chile, we differed.

  • Editorial Cartoon - July 10 - 2016
  • Editorial Cartoon - July 10 - 2016
  • Letters to the Editor - July 10, 2016

    ‘Lack of consideration astonishing’

    UNBELIEVABLE! ONE WEEK before the Senior Olympics in Roswell and our $40 one year passes to Highlands’ pool have apparently expired! Perhaps for the Rec Center too.

    I am entered in swimming in the Senior Olympics and went to the pool this morning at 7 a.m. to swim my laps. I was told I had to pay $1 or buy a $10 pass. I do not carry money when I go to the pool.

  • Just a Thought: No one can promise you tomorrow

    Every marriage relationship can be improved. It doesn’t matter if you have been married for one month or 40 years, whether it is your first marriage or your third, whether you are 18 or 62. There is something you can do to better meet the needs of the one you have pledged your life to.

  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — July 8, 2016

    The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    MONDAY
    Pork asada, buttered new potatoes, hominy, flour tortilla, and strawberry shortcake

    TUESDAY
    Chicken fried chicken, coleslaw, green beans, mashed sweet potato, roll with margarine, apple, and chocolate chip cookie

    WEDNESDAY
    Lasagna, honey glazed carrots, wheat garlic bread, orange, and oatmeal cookie

    THURSDAY
    Fidelos con carne, salad with dressing, mixed vegetables, flour tortilla, and orange-pineapple mix