Commentary

Hey Internet, where’s the actual news?

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If you are anything like the staff of The Madill Record you watch or read a lot of news and talk about it at work. There is always some hot

Adventures of a college Mawmaw

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Even though I have been a freelance writer for The Madill Record for almost a year, and a full-time writer for three months, I still have not had the pleasure

Mullin It Over: Stop Violence Before It Happens

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Our country has been shaken by senseless tragedies recently in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. My heart breaks for the families who have lost loved ones at

Stitt right to seek review of casino fees

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In discussions of tax policy, the issue of “fairness” often arises. So here’s a simple question. Is it fair to impose a larger tax penalty on people for drinking water

Sales tax holiday is poor policy

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This weekend, many Oklahomans flocked to the stores to take advantage of the state’s annual three-day sales tax holiday weekend. Since 2007, shoppers are allowed to buy clothing items under

Letters Policy Stated

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The Madill Record accepts letters to the editor on virtually any subject. All letters must be signed and the phone number of the letter’s author must be provided for verification

What do we have to do to fix our country?

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In this space, we try to share a piece of our minds and occasionally a slice of our hearts. This week it is hard to not hand control over to

A new take on an old tradition

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The calendar has turned to August once again. For many of you it means the school year is right around the corner. Over in Kingston, school starts a week from