Opinion

To the editor:   Unfortunately the Houston County Sheriff’s Department, under the current sheriff, has occasionally operated like they are above the law. Many instances of questionable behavior have occurred in the Department, some the public knows about and some they don’t. The systematic copying of DVDs in the Sheriff’s Department on County equipment is [...]

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To the editor:   Recent actions by our Houston County board at their August 19, 2014 board meeting have left me shocked and angry. At the beginning of the meeting commissioner Steve Schuldt made a motion to stop the public comment portion of the Houston County Board meeting. Teresa Walter and Judy Storlie voted for [...]

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By Daniel E. McGonigle General Manager The Caledonia Argus   Houston County officials are looking for feedback regarding the historic jail structure. On their website for the past several weeks has been a survey that county officials would like you to take regarding the structure. As reported in this week’s issue, the county and their [...]

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Kim (Betz) Seeger   I skipped my first day of kindergarten. Yes, you read that correctly. The year was 1971, and I was too afraid to go to school, so my mom let me skip my first day. So much for the chance of ever having a perfect attendance record! I was the youngest of [...]

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ECM Editorial Board   Can you believe it? School lunch is controversial. In this time of political extremes even the hot dog is at risk. The federal government, in an attempt to ensure healthy eating for our children, requires schools to serve meals with new and very specific requirements for reduced salt, required whole grains, [...]

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