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Sue ‘em, Just Sue ‘em

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor<br> Every time you turn around someone is suing someone. According to numerous online news sources, a Nebraska man is suing both Walmart and the…

On the subject of Health Care Reform…

Dear Editor: One the best, if not THE best editorial commentary I have read is by Averett Jones, editor of the Southside Messenger. The commentary I am speaking of is…

The Secret Of Which Medicine Is Prescribed For You

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor <br>A few weeks ago I wrote on the hypothyroid epidemic in America. That editorial brought more response than any I have written. Considering millions…

Good Enough For Us, But Not for Them

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor The lightning there is peculiar; it is so convincing, that when it strikes a thing it doesn’t leave enough of that thing behind for…

Do we really need a jail?

Do we really need a jail?

I think I just figured out how Stump County suddenly got a jail. In the real world judges are forcing Counties to build new courthouses and jails.  In order to…

Side Effects of Health Care Reform

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor Most will agree that the health care system is broken. The question is, “Is Obamacare the solution?” No one knows. The Obamacare document is…

Readers comment on Farmville Herald editorial

Readers comment on Farmville Herald editorial

Editor: The June 17th edition of The Farmville Herald contained an editorial entitled “The Road To Nowhere?”  In response, I offer these observations. This editorial suggests that the road maybe…

Hypothyroidism is a National Epidemic

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor “It’s estimated that as many as 59 million Americans have a thyroid problem, but the majority don’t know it yet. The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped…

Helton House Director Offers Clarifications

Helton House Director Offers Clarifications

Dear Editor, I am writing to you to clarify information conveyed incorrectly in your paper regarding our expansion of services. I have outlined more accurate information below: 1.) The article…

Reader Finds Editor’s Viewpoint “Demeaning”

Reader Finds Editor’s Viewpoint “Demeaning”

wow! the only thing left out of your one sided rant was—i’m not a racist but! we all know the old saying about opinions. however, I find yours demeaning for…