Opinions

  • Publisher’s Perspective

    Published on March 23, 2020 at 11:03am CDT

    Directives are coming at all of us at a speed never before seen  By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune Directives on COVID-19, the new novel coronavirus, has been coming at all of us in a blizzard of information we’ve never seen before.  It makes one yearn for the good old days of February, 2020. As… Read More

  • Stoneage Ramblings

    Published on March 23, 2020 at 11:03am CDT

    Too many people needing hospitalization at one time could be overwhelming By John R. Stone There has been a lot of speculation about how to attack something like the coronavirus COVID-19. Some feel some actions have been too extreme, some feel they have been too slow and not extreme enough. The whole idea of the current plan is to… Read More

  • Letter to the Editor

    Published on March 23, 2020 at 11:02am CDT

    How did we get here? From Eileen Halvorson, Glenwood China’s fifth largest outbreak of an avian influenza was in 2017. Despite this, the Trump administration, with a focus on funding the border wall, disbanded the U.S. pandemic response team and the global health security team in 2018 to cut costs. That same year, he fired Homeland Security… Read More