Union Daily Times- RSS OPINION Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:25:46 EST 1800 Water balloon battle at USC Union http://uniondailytimes.com/news/community_news-lifestyle-news-opinion_columns/50035216/Water-balloon-battle-at-USC-Union Saturday, July 26 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Library Blog: More opportunities to read about science, math http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/310926/Library-Blog:-More-opportunities-to-read-about-science-math The themes for this year's Summer Reading program have focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) related topics. While Summer Reading is winding down, there are still plenty of opportunities to learn more about these subjects. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Lots of places for outdoor activities near Whitmire http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/311908/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Lots-of-places-for-outdoor-activities-near-Whitmire Hello everyone, local news on the way, after we send out our birthday wishes.Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy had an interesting week. Said he had flown to Alaska to get away from southeastern heat. Can you blame him? Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News Around Lockhart: The heat, a strange noise, and a new cell phone http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/5309628/News-Around-Lockhart:-The-heat-a-strange-noise-and-a-new-cell-phone 105 degrees was on my barometer, on my porch, last Sunday. Now what the actually temp was I don't know. But D.A. McCloud wanted to give me a dollar if I let him sit in my shop all day, oh he was just joking. But I tried to keep it 72 in there... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST News Around Lockhart: Back with a new column http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/5245249/News-Around-Lockhart:-Back-with-a-new-column Thank you all for calling and sharing your concerns about not seeing my article in the paper. I have not been sick or on a vacation. My articles just got lost in the atmosphere and are floating in outer space somewhere. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Library Blog: 2013-2014 Year in Review http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/5223164/Library-Blog:-2013-2014-Year-in-Review Early July is an interesting time at the Carnegie Library. It marks the mid-point of our Summer Reading program, as well as the end of our fiscal year. It is one of our busiest times of year as students and parents flock to the library for books and... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Upcoming Events and People In The News http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/5215308/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Upcoming-Events-and-People-In-The-News Hello everybody, hope you all had a nice Fourth of July celebration. I have news of another veterans oriented celebration coming up after we do our birthday wishes. Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy has been busy with his flights and adding much needed... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Thank you Lighthouse Ministry Store volunteers http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/5154427/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Thank-you-Lighthouse-Ministry-Store-volunteers Hello everyone, local news on the way, after we do our hot weather birthday wishes. Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Embrace Last Chance Animal Rescue http://uniondailytimes.com/news/letters/5143373/Embrace-Last-Chance-Animal-Rescue To the editor: Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST A productive 2014 legislative session http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion-opinion_columns/5143275/A-productive-2014-legislative-session A lot of the news coverage of the end of the General Assembly's legislative session has focused on the more “popcorn worthy” moments of the Senate choosing its internal leadership. But what those news stories have left out is that... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Library Blog: Library now offering One Click Digital service http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion_columns/5102679/Library-Blog:-Library-now-offering-One-Click-Digital-service Recently in this column I discussed a new service the library is offering to provide access to magazines digitally — Zinio. When making Zinio available, the library also had the opportunity to make available another source of downloadable... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Southern heat and driving through New York City http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion_columns/5102356/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Southern-heat-and-driving-through-New-York-City Hello everyone, whew! That's about all I can say about these sweltering Southern temperatures. “Please happen everyday pop-up showers” sighs our plants and flowers. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays, upcoming events, and snakes http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion_columns/4981480/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-upcoming-events-and-snakes Hello everybody, local news on the way, after we do our birthday wishes from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Library Blog: Library offering downloadable magazines http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion_columns/4981690/Library-Blog:-Library-offering-downloadable-magazines Several months ago, the library began offering digital resources. Over the last few months, I have used this column to highlight those resources (Overdrive) as well as to discuss some other free digital resources available online. Today, I want to... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Who, What,When & Where Of Whitmire: Upcoming events and a community garden planted http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion_columns/4915685/Who-WhatWhen--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Upcoming-events-and-a-community-garden-planted Hey everyone, hope your Memorial Day mini-vacation was a good one. We have more Whitmire area events to talk about, so lets get the birthdays from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy and off we go to Event Land. Tue, 3 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST News Around Lockhart: Giving away free books this Sunday http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-opinion_columns/4888873/News-Around-Lockhart:-Giving-away-free-books-this-Sunday Sunday, June 1, is my day off, but I will be at the shop from noon until 3 p.m., for free books to give away. Fri, 30 May 2014 00:01:00 EST