A Mystery Flavored Day

    I was at the bank the other day and as I waited to hear yet again that there is never enough money in my account, I picked out one of the suckers that are there for the taking. I should have known from the name of the suckers, Dum Dums that my day … [Read more...]

Common Sense for a Better Life

We’ve all been taught common sense …so why don’t we all use it?  In the era of digital media (devices), it’s become an addictive habit, similar to controlled substances. It causes impairments, leading one to use poor judgement, as it makes it difficul … [Read more...]

Humanity’s Greatest Need

The existence of God is probably the most important topic or issue facing our crazy mixed up world. That’s a heck of a statement considering all the horrific acts of terrorism we’re seeing, all the wars that are either happening or that are on the ver … [Read more...]

This week in history Aug. 16-22

August 17, 1916: The cement work on the new school building (in Bunkerville) is almost finished. August 17, 1916: A.D. Leavitt went to find a market for his pigs and returned last night. August 18, 1917: Nineteen new names are added to Clark … [Read more...]

Too many willing to forgo First Amendment rights

Here is proof positive that ignorance is hazardous to freedom. The Freedom Forum’s 2018 First Amendment survey, conducted in May and June, asked 1,009 Americans to name the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. Only one person could n … [Read more...]

Cultural Diversity

Maybe I’m too young to remember when we voted to move to a diverse cultural society. I thought that our culture was pretty good and we were constantly improving it. But someone someplace decided that our culture was not good enough and decided to m … [Read more...]

Subject Matters

Contemplating subject matters can often take me through an array of events and trending news; some of which are noteworthy and some…not so much, there’s no shortage of bad news on the air. Beginning with wildfires, California is having one of its wor … [Read more...]

The Worth of an Ashtray

  I’ve come to the realization that there isn’t much you can do with an ashtray after you quit smoking. But some of them are just so pretty. Most are all glassy and different colors and shapes. But when they no longer have a reason to sit on a table o … [Read more...]

Could Nevada benefit from plans for Hoover Dam electricity?

What’s in it for us?   A recent New York Times story outlines a proposal by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to use Hoover Dam and Colorado River water to smooth out its flow of electricity. The utility has so much i … [Read more...]

This week in history Aug. 9-15

August 9, 1915: The threshing machine of Mesquite is here (Littlefield ) and threshed grain. The farmers are well pleased with the result. August 9, 1915: Joseph Frehner has come home with a load of lumber. He expects to commence work on his new … [Read more...]