Opinion
To the Editor: This may have been a cold, tough winter season, but if you have spent any time watching our high school athletes, your heart would be warmed by the effort and success of our student athletes. Unless you have a member of these programs, it is difficult to realize the time and sacrifice...Read More
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To the Editor:   The recent hoopla and circus-like environment involving our county government is entertaining but fails to address the real issues concerning Caledonia and Houston County. Caledonia will never be able to attract a large industry due to its limited water treatment capabilities. ...Read More
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To the Editor: Something smells fishy in Houston County and it’s not the lutefisk. On 2/18/15 hundreds of concerned Houston County residents gathered for a public hearing in Caledonia to beg the commissioners to ban frac sand mining in Houston County. On 3/3/15 as many impassioned frac sand oppone...Read More
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To the Editor: 1. Lie number one; we can’t ban frac sand mining because we will get sued. The truth is both the County Attorney and county’s consulting land use attorney said the opposite. Both said you can ban frac sand mining as long as you had a good reason supported by finding of facts. [......Read More
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To the Editor: At the meeting of February 18, Houston County commissioners voted unanimously to put ban language into the proposed mining ordinance. Commissioner Storlie then made a motion to have the county attorney prepare findings of fact to support the ban language. This motion also passed unani...Read More
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