August 31, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Euer must ward off perception pitfalls

For a politician, a single gaffe can leave a lasting impression that may not necessarily encapsulate who they really are as a public servant — the old perception-is-reality pitfall.  More...

Lyric of the week

Well I don’t know no good come-ons  And I don’t know no cool lines  I feel the heat of your frustration  I know it’s burnin you up deep down inside  You say that I’m the boy who can make it all come true&nb More...

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Phrase of the week

Varmint: Despite it being said in scores of westerns, this is not an American word. The word for a pesky animal or despicable person stems from the British word vermin, which, in turn is from the Latin word vermis, meaning worm.   More...

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CORRECTION

Candy Powell also was recognized in state and town proclamations honoring her part in the Fools’ Rules Regatta. This was omitted from a photo caption in the Aug. 24 edition of The Jamestown Press. We regret the error.   More...