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South Boston urged to lend support for homeless shelter

Clarksville: One school for all

Town offers recommendation in facilities debate, takes aim at blighted properties

Puckett back as La Crosse principal; staff added

Bluestone Middle gains guidance counselor; Hodges moves up to become special education director

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Post 8 swept by Montgomery in double-header


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Rising to the top

I’m old enough to have lost track of the exact moment when the governors of our fair Commonwealth started issuing daily updates on even their most perfunctory achievements in office. It must have been the dawn of the Internet age.

True believers

Passed on by a friend: a recent story from the on-line satire site, The Onion, (http://www.theonion.com) where the writers have the toughest job in America: coming up with a steady stream of content that’s more ridiculous than the reality.

Stranger than fiction

Passed on by a friend: a recent story from the on-line satire site, The Onion, (http://www.theonion.com) where the writers have the hardest job in America: coming up with a steady stream of content that’s more ridiculous than the reality.

Around the horn

Not sure if I’ll ever adapt this column for the Twitter age, but today is as good a day as any to fill the allotted real estate with various random observations:

Virgil takes flight

Honestly, when I heard Virgil Goode was running for president, the first thought that popped to mind was that he’d better not quit his day job. Which of course is totally misguided since our former Congressman can vie for the affection of the nation on the Constitutional Party ticket precisely because he doesn’t have a job. If the song got it right and freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose, then Virgil Goode is truly the most liberated politician in America.

Mistakes were made

Last week The Sun reported on an issue pending before Clarksville Town Council — whether the town should seek an amendment to its charter requiring that the new town manager live within the corporate limits — and yours truly, as editor, managed to screw up our coverage completely, and how.

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