Dec

19

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : December 19, 2011

Dear Editor,

Black Friday’s gonna save us all! The numbers are in. Retailers are showing enough ivory to put a Baby Grand to shame.

Record sales. More Americans earning wages as seasonal workers. Stocks for giant retail companies are sure to look better on the Big Board. Big investors are looking

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Dec

19

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : December 19, 2011

Dear Editor,

Congressman Hensarling’s failure as the chairman of the Super Committee to bring together cuts and revenues to address the nations needs was a far bigger failure than he admits. Yes there will still be $1.2 trillion of spending cuts that will be guaranteed under the Budget Control Act but the part that he glossed over was that the Democrats offered three times that much way back when the first hard fight for spending and revenue increases were debated. That is the real tragedy.

The President has, on numerous occasions, expressed that Medicaid, Social Security and other tax supported systems were in the discussion for review and adjustment. This did not make many Democrats happy but he did this for a compromise.

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Dec

19

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : December 19, 2011

Dear Editor,

How we believe is our God-given right. Many, many of our young men and women have gone overseas fighting for our rights, and many, many of them have been killed. Therefore I think our rights are well paid-for.

It just wouldn’t be our courthouse if it wasn’t decorated

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Dec

19

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : December 19, 2011

Dear Editor,
The Daniel McMahon Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution would like to thank all of the persons from Malakoff and all Henderson County who took gifts to the Athens Review office and placed them under the Troop Christmas Tree. We mailed 21 boxes to our service men and women who would not be home for Christmas, each box weighing approximately 26 pounds. Thank you for your generosity.
JD Ferguson

Dec

09

Posted by : Press release | On : December 9, 2011

Dear Editor,

I sent the following email to Representative Hensarling about his Nov. 22 Wall Street Journal opinion piece:

Your WSJ opinion piece was disgraceful. As an elected representative

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Dec

02

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : December 2, 2011

Dear Editor,

Every few months, Obama must travel to Europe to advise their leaders just how to handle the serious financial problems they have with country after country claiming bankruptcy and experiencing fiery brawling protesters in the streets. He told

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Nov

23

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : November 23, 2011

Dear Editor,

I believe that a miracle happened when they found Benny Don Rogers and brought his remains home to Athens after 61 years. On behalf of the family, I would like to express our sincere appreciation to all of those who were involved in the return and burial of SFC Benny Don Rogers. The ceremony

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Nov

23

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : November 23, 2011

Dear Editor,

During this time of Thanksgiving the Malakoff Volunteer Fire Department would like to extend a gracious “Thank You,” to all of those who have made donations of time, money, supplies and support to the fire department. We could not do what we do without the community’s continuous support.

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Nov

04

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : November 4, 2011

Dear Editor,

In July of this year, State Representative Jim Pitts made clear he was proud of the budget that was passed for the 2012-2103 biennium. Newspapers in the district printed an article by Pitts that summed up the legislative session. In it he writes, “Despite facing a record $27 billion shortfall, I remained committed to passing a balanced budget that DID NOT raise taxes, did not use the Rainy Day fund for ongoing expenses, and did not grow government.” What he did not

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Nov

04

Posted by : Staff Reports | On : November 4, 2011

Dear Editor,

Many brave young men and women have made the ultimate sacrifice of their limbs or their lives to try to secure democracy for citizens of countries in the Middle East. Now, we all agree that the world is a better place without the likes of Saddam Hussein, Muammar

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