- Letters: Grant, Dixon
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Ruffin: Samuel Colt, the man who made men equal
When one spring afternoon in 1821 young Sam Colt went missing, the family set out to try to find the 7 year old to discover what sort of mischief he might this time be involved in. They searched the house high and low and then fanned out over the lawn and finally into a field behind the house, where they found the boy beneath a tree with a newspaper spread out before him and on that newspaper every single piece of one of his father’s pistols. Rather than scold him and snatch him up by an ear, they let him alone to reassemble the gun, which he did in short order.
Heiland: Sides need to come together to form plan
In the wake of the overwhelming defeat this month of the $65 million bond issue that would have provided for a host of upgrades, changes and additions to facilities in the Huntsville Independent School District, reactions from all quarters were both predictable and unfortunate.
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