Archive for March, 2010

“Stored” memories destroyed in flames

Spur lost another nostalgic landmark early Friday morning, March 26, when Rett’s Grocery & Station (previously known as Todd’s and, before that, Hill’s) burned to the ground. The Spur Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire about 1:00 a.m. from a call by a resident living near the store. It appears the fire started in […]

What ever happened to “public servants”?

Sen. Ted Kaufman (D-Delaware) was called “the public servants’ defender” this week in an article on ( I found it when I simply Googled the term “public servant” this morning, because I had been thinking about the fact that this is a term that we rarely hear anymore in reference to our elected officials. […]

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