Opinions

  • Unity is the missing link

    Published on November 23, 2020 at 12:25pm CST

    Publisher’s Perspective By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune I have heard plenty of stories from friends and relatives about how differently people act in public during this pandemic. Some take it seriously, wear their masks and keep their distance.  Others don’t, ignoring both guidelines, and are sometimes beligerent about their belief that those… Read More

  • Examining the ‘why’ of people’s responses to restrictions proposed to slow the virus

    Published on November 23, 2020 at 12:24pm CST

    Stoneage Ramblings By John R. Stone Over the past few months I’ve been trying to figure out the why of people’s responses to restrictions proposed to knock back the coronavirus. Some deny there is an issue, some realize it exists but that it won’t affect them, some feel restrictions aren’t worth it and some of us… Read More