September 25, 2020
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JPD seeing increase in animal abuse cases

Reports of animal abuse cases are up in the city, and Jasper police have arrested three people and charged them with cruelty to animals.JPD animal control Officer D.J. Patton said in the past 30 days …

Ed Howell

A long wait to catch up on road relief ...

Let's clean out the notebook ...  • Keep in mind that the state gas tax will be increasing 2 cents next week as Phase 2 …
Ted Craven

The evolution of sin

I think most Christians cringe when they hear the word evolution; all should. The reason being is those who promote evolution ignore …
Daniel L. Gardner

Hot race heats up even more

As if 2020 had not generated enough contention in America, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday, September 18. …
Laura Pitts

Waiting on doors to open a good thing

Isn’t it funny how God writes your story? You grow up making all of these plans and ideas about how you think things should go and …
Ben Godwin

Contrasting conviction and condemnation

One of the Devil’s biggest weapons in his bag of dirty tricks is condemnation. To condemn means “to pronounce to be guilty, to …
Steve Flowers

The presidential race is underway

Now that the national political party conventions are over and the nominees have been coronated, the battle royale for the White House …
AP News
Across the nation
California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday, establishing a timeline in the …

Democrats to redraft virus relief in bid to jump-start talks

Trump promotes health care 'vision' but gaps remain

Officials plead for calm amid anger over Breonna Taylor case

McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer

Poll Question of the Week
Around the globe
For North Korea, UN membership is a key link to larger world

TOKYO (AP) — Hermit Kingdom? Not quite. To pay close attention to North Korean diplomacy is to notice the many ways it upends the stereotype of the isolated, nuclear-armed wildcard of …

Quarantine ordered for 2,500 students at elite Swiss school

88 whales rescued from Australia's worst mass beaching

UK to impose tougher COVID-19 measures amid case spike

Road to Saudi ties with Israel being paved, cautiously


Carole Baskin of 'Tiger King' fame sued for defamation

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Carole Baskin, who became a pop culture sensation due to Netflix's docuseries "Tiger King," is being sued for defamation by a former assistant. As part of the lawsuit, the …

Letters to the Editor
Science is not a thing, it is a method of action 

Science is not a thing it is a method of action "Science is our salvation, and those who demean it should be sidelined" (Daily Mountain Eagle, August 1-2, 2020) is itself unscientific: science …

What happened to the outrage over George Floyd? 

Do not hold everyone else responsible for your insensitivity 

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