Lovely County Citizen Opinion Opinion headlines from the Lovely County Citizen newspaper in Eureka Springs, Arkansas en-us Citizen Forum I just do not understand cruelty. I guess I never will because my sainted grandmother, a true Christian, was loving, kind, anti-racist, giving, and never spoke an unkind word about or to anyone and... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:27:19 -0600 Wisecrack Zodiac Aries: You finally catch a break! Make sure itís not so small you have to throw it back or risk getting fined. If it measures up, go ahead and invite the park rangers to the party. Taurus: Youíre... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:10:51 -0600 The Natural Way: Dealing with bug bites We all deal with patterns that are predictable such as colds and flu in the winter, allergies in both the spring and fall and chiggers/ticks/skeeters and brown recluse bites in the summer. This year... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:10:24 -0600 From the Editor: The value of empathy It was August 2014, and I had just started working at Carroll County News as a reporter. It being my first week, my boss tried to take it easy on me. That Monday, he asked me to write a short article... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:47:37 -0600 Citizen Forum In response to the letter from James Sharp (Give Trump a Chance) in the February 16 Citizen, I agree that everyone deserves a chance. We all have the chance to show our compassion for others, to be... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:27:24 -0600 Wisecrack Zodiac Aries: In every life, some rain must fall, but no one told you it would be blasting you sideways and flooding the garage. Be glad that old sofa floats; if you rig a sail, you can ride the wind to... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:02:55 -0600 The Natural Way: Look younger while getting older I saw a segment on the news about a clinic in Las Vegas that specializes in anti-aging. At $1,000 a week, you can get access to powerful prescribed drugs (including potential side effects) just so... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:02:20 -0600 From the Editor: Escape to reality This past Saturday was quite the debacle. After cruising in and around Mexico for seven days, Gideon and I were ready to get off that ship. Donít get me wrong ó the cruise was great. It was... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:58:37 -0600 Citizen Forum I spoke at Mondayís City Council asking that they consider making Eureka Springs a Sanctuary City. Your readers know about how ICE is breaking into peopleís homes, deporting Mexicans who have lived,... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:44:25 -0600 Wisecrack Zodiac Aries: If wishes were horses, drunken texts would be half-mad centaurs galloping across your living room. Do all your wishing and stupidity outside, because some things will never come out of the... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:24:15 -0600 The Natural Way: Get your heart in check Although regular cholesterol tests have helped doctors to check for heart attack risk in many patients, we all know of people with normal levels who have had a heart attack. I know of people with... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:23:41 -0600 From the Editor: A trip to the vet Last week, our sweet kitty BJ had to visit the vet. We had the visit planned for a month and let him know, but he didnít understand what we were saying because heís a cat. Itís possible he did... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:56:58 -0600 Citizen Forum Dear Editor, In response to Ms. Jonesí column dated Jan. 26, I would like to share some thoughts from a different point of view. First of all, it seems to me that Ms. Jones sees herself as a victim... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:37:01 -0600 Wisecrack Zodiac Aries: If someone offers to clean your clock, donít invite them in and ask if they can do the sofa and the rug, too. Once you have a black eye, youíll be the one whoís steamed. Taurus: Everyone has a... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:14:06 -0600 The Natural Way: Natural remedies for inflammation In the past, drugs such as Celebrex, Viox and Aleve (naproxen) have all hit mainstream news as increasing the risk of heart troubles if taken on a regular basis over a period of time. Of course,... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:13:24 -0600 From the Editor: Social media shutdown Back in the day, all my friends were heavily involved with Myspace. I remember my friend Kasey agonizing over who to put in her Top 8 and trying not to take it personally when she put me near the end... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:54:58 -0600 Wisecrack Zodiac Aries: A situation requires the gentle approach, so set aside the power tools and practice your finger exercises. You've already destroyed two iPads and a phone this year; your ham-handed ways are... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:20:00 -0600 The Natural Way: Useful recipes Get your scissors out and clip this column to save on your refrigerator door. I'll be giving you two different recipes for the use of cayenne and cider vinegar. First, a review of usefulness for each... Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:19:29 -0600