Today's Opinions

  • Reader ponders life without fire protection

    To the Editor,

    Have you ever thought what it would be like if you didn’t have fire protection? Well now is the time to begin thinking about it.

  • Reader supports local firefighters

    To the Editor,

    After having read the story “Who’ll Put Out The Fires?”, I have to say that if all I had to go on was that story, I would think those volunteer firemen are all the most selfish people on the face of the earth. It did not tell the whole story and painted these courageous men in an unflattering light.

  • A glimmer of hope

    It’s been a tough week for world peace. Tensions between North and South Korea are severely strained after North Korea launched a deadly artillery attack last week.

  • Holy Darkness

    “In your deepest hour of darkness
    I will give you wealth untold.
    When the silence stills your spirit,
    will my riches fill your soul.”

    Lyrics to Holy Darkness
    Whenever I feel down, when I feel that I’m not just beat, but beaten, there is a touch from God which lets me know he’s still there.  It comes from the sound of children’s voices singing praise to our loving Almighty Lord in timeless messages through timeless songs.

  • SCC women beat Berea; fall to Walsh


    Of course every coach will say that their team must “take it one game at a time.” And that coach-talk is something that players may or may not buy into.

  • St. Catharine Alley Pats end first half of season


  • Fire protection association to quit Dec. 31

    The following is an open letter submitted to The Springfield Sun by Jim Logsdon, president of the Washington County Fire Protection Association, which was also signed by other officers of the group.

  • Tiger Woods: A good role model?

    Do as I say, not as I do.
    I’ve heard people older than me use that phrase from time to time since I was a young boy. I don’t agree with it in general, but it could possibly be worth listening to after all.
    This time last year, Tiger Woods had it all together. He was the top golfer in the world, and he enjoyed a flashy, jet-setting lifestyle that almost anyone would envy. He had a beautiful wife and two children. Oh, and he was also listed as the first professional athlete to earn more than $1 billion in his career, according to Forbes Magazine.