Cross your fingers

By TIM BEELAND,

We sprung our clocks ahead an hour Friday night — or I should say I sprung ‘em — to avoid the early-week fatigue from losing an hour of sleep but it didn’t help. Six o’clock still seemed like 5:00 a.m. to me on Monday morning.




Prisons, Trustees, Education, All hot topics touched on at Community Bank’s Legislative Update

By TIM BEELAND,

A large group of area citizens and politicians gathered Monday morning for breakfast and to hear Scott County lawmakers discuss this year’s legislative session, and the issues with which they are dealing. The event, sponsored by Community Bank, was held in the board room at Forest City Hall and featured District 78 Rep. Randy Rushing, Sen.









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