Columns/Opinions

Trump’s Bailouts Didn’t Benefit Most Farmers

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Donald Trump loves farmers. We know this because he says so. “Farmers, I LOVE YOU!” he declared in December. But he’s been “loving” them to death, with policies that are

Letter To The Editor

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Is your life worth your spending a penny on a $1.00 purchase, or a dollar per $100.00 that you spend in Cordell? Hopefully it is! It certainly is to us!

Welcome Back To School

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Every child in Oklahoma deserves to be inspired by the very power of education itself and the potential of a bright future, and Oklahoma’s teachers help to make this possible

Sales Tax Is A No-Brainer

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In just a few short weeks Cordell’s voters will head to the polls to vote on a new one-cent sales tax to support Cordell Memorial Hospital. As the special election

Letter To The Editor

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Recently I had the unhappy experience of becoming ill while away from home. By the time we returned to Cordell I felt awful and called Dr. Abernathy’s office first thing

Politics Versus Policy In Public Charge Rules

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On August 12, the Trump administration announced new rules for immigrants seeking permanent residence status (through issuance of a “green card”) in the United States. Those rules apply a longstanding

To Refinance Or Not To Refinance?

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The only reason for the County Commissioners and their related public trust to consider refinancing the outstanding jail bonds is to save the taxpayers money. Somehow this has been lost

Where’s The Beef In USMCA?

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“MAGA,” blusters Donald Trump — Make America Great Again! America’s ranching families, however, would like Trump to come off his high horse and get serious about a more modest goal,