April 8, 2015 RSS feed / Editorial

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CAN AMERICANS BE CHRISTIANS?

What a silly question! It has been estimated that 83% of Americans identify themselves as Christians. Of course Americans can be and ARE Christians. More...

HOW MANY?

“You've got mail!”  That's what I hear every time I log onto my email account which tells you how antiquated I am as far as cyber stuff.  Still in the dark ages.  Still using AOL.  So whenever I need to check my vitall More...

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

Burke Banter Boy

Spring! After a hard winter, Spring has finally sprung. Isn’t it lovely? Only two or three weeks ago, my daugther Phyllis was searching for Jonquils for she knew they were the harbinger of Spring. More...

LOOKING BACK

{this week in Burke County history}

10 YEARS AGO – APRIL 13, 2005  Burke County Roads Superintendent Jesse Burke said that sign vandalism was a major problem in the county. He said that taxpayers had to replace $8,000 worth of damaged or stolen road signs the previous year. More...