Union Daily Times- RSS OPINION Feed http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION http://uniondailytimes.com/section/OPINION Tue, 26 May 2015 20:57:54 EST 1800 Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and upcoming events http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153697558/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-and-upcoming-events Hello everyone, local news and events to talk about, after we do the birthdays, texted in from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.Birthdays Tue, 26 May 2015 05:50:51 EST News Around Lockhart: A letter requesting funding http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153630542/News-Around-Lockhart:-A-letter-requesting-funding This is Tuesday evening and so tomorrow EPA will be starting to bring in equipment to Bennett's Landfill to eliminate the underground burning and smoke. They hope to be finished by August.Funding Request Fri, 22 May 2015 08:35:51 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: The 49 Mile Yard Sale June 5-6 http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153549957/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-The-49-Mile-Yard-Sale-June-5-6 Hello everyone, lots of local news from The Whitty to share, but first, it's the birthdays, texted in by Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.Birthdays Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:51 EST News Around Lockhart: Scalping the backyard http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-home_top-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153502541/News-Around-Lockhart:-Scalping-the-backyard Have you seen my backyard? I scalped it! I decided to cut grass, Monday, and it was so dry and dead that all I got was dust, and it looks like a desert. Sat, 16 May 2015 09:20:52 EST News Around Lockhart: Remember families in prayer http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153356955/News-Around-Lockhart:-Remember-families-in-prayer Please pray for Earl Howell's family at this difficult time. Also Francis Lawson's family, she passed away this past weekend. Jaimie Palmer's family needs prayers also. Thank you.My Son Fri, 8 May 2015 06:15:51 EST Supporting Hillary for president http://uniondailytimes.com/news/letters/153338782/Supporting-Hillary-for-president To the editor: Thu, 7 May 2015 07:35:52 EST Papers being converted to microfilm http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153306738/Papers-being-converted-to-microfilm Several years ago, the Friends of the Library made a donation to get several years of newspapers converted to microfilm. This year, the Friends are making a similar donation. Wed, 6 May 2015 06:15:54 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and people in the news http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153281937/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-and-people-in-the-news Hello everyone, hope you have a nice Mothers Day with your family and friends! Local News from The Whitty coming up after we do our birthday wishes, sent in from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.Birthdays Tue, 5 May 2015 06:05:52 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and people in the news http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153149659/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-and-people-in-the-news Hello everyone, local news coming up after we do our birthday wishes, texted in Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.Birthdays Tue, 28 Apr 2015 07:55:51 EST News Around Lockhart: The cost of building a bridge http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153093768/News-Around-Lockhart:-The-cost-of-building-a-bridge Monday, I invited myself to sit and listen to a meeting on building a new bridge. You keep asking when it's going to be started. Well, there seems to be the business of money. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:45:51 EST My son has been wronged http://uniondailytimes.com/news/letters/152982983/My-son-has-been-wronged To the editor:I'm writing this letter because I am beyond angry about a recent situation in Union County, and I believe your readers would be interested to know this story from my perspective. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 12:00:51 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Upcoming events in May and June http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/153017647/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Upcoming-events-in-May-and-June Hello everybody, as I sit and type this edition it is raining cats and dogs here in Whitty. Or as the old folks used to say, “It's raining In Good Fashion.” Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:10:52 EST News Around Lockhart: A wrong but interesting answer http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152959307/News-Around-Lockhart:-A-wrong-but-interesting-answer My sister didn't do as well on her driver's-ed test as she'd hoped. It might have had something to do with how she completed this sentence: “When the __________is dead, the car doesn't start.” She wrote:... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:05:55 EST Who, What, When & Where of Whitmire: Local news, events, and sports http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152888227/Who-What-When--Where-of-Whitmire:-Local-news-events-and-sports Hello everyone, did we enjoy our 90 degree days last week? Looks like spring has sprung, except my iris and some other type plants just ain't to bust a bloom just yet. Feel free to answer me and comment on this gardeners and hobbyists. We... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 07:55:53 EST Who, What , When & Where Of Whitmire: Loving the spring weather http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152783152/Who-What--When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Loving-the-spring-weather Hello everybody, are we loving this spring weather? Everything but the pollen, right? Did some yard work, it felt great, just to be outside, wearing shorts and flip flops. Blooming things are taking a bit longer this season, but what can we... Wed, 8 Apr 2015 06:20:51 EST News Around Lockhart: Two meetings, a festival, and hot dogs http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152705125/News-Around-Lockhart:-Two-meetings-a-festival-and-hot-dogs There will be a public meeting in a couple of weeks concerning Bennett's Landfill. I will let you know as soon as I hear of the date and time. Sun, 5 Apr 2015 06:45:54 EST Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Birthdays and March Madness http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152632540/Who-What-When--Where-Of-Whitmire:-Birthdays-and-March-Madness Hello everyone, Happy Spring to you! One more cold snap, then it's off to planting bulbs right? Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:05:51 EST News Around Lockhart: Property tax reassessment this year http://uniondailytimes.com/news/editorial-Op-Ed-opinion-opinion_columns/152578905/News-Around-Lockhart:-Property-tax-reassessment-this-year After a preacher died and went to heaven, he noticed that a New York cabdriver had been given a higher place than he had. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:00:53 EST