Cumberland Times-News


  • Why are compromises so difficult to achieve?

    Why is it, that in this great country, people seem to have such a problem with compromises? What is it about compromises that seem so undesirable?

    April 6, 2014

  • Who knows how many times she poisoned him?

    My dad used to say that if tobacco and coffee tasted as good as they smelled, the world would be a better place.

    April 5, 2014

  • Rusty writes about the nature of doghood

    I am a dog.
    Therefore I bark.
    I don’t understand why it is so hard for humans to understand this.
    I mean, there are certain things that come with the territory, right?

    April 5, 2014

  • Black bear biologist explains new hunt

    The Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service has abandoned the bear harvest quota system in use for 10 hunting seasons and has set the next two hunts at four days apiece.

    April 5, 2014

  • Rescue squad seeking sub-station in McCoole

    The Tri-Towns Rescue has shown an interest in providing a sub-station in McCoole to provide emergency medical services for our area. They are interested in purchasing the old fire station to house their equipment and operate out of.

    April 4, 2014

  • Fort Hood Fort Hood

    A TV show we watched not long ago told the
    story of a decorated war veteran, a one-time
    hero who had fallen on hard times. Troubled and
    unable to succeed in life, he became an alcoholic
    and alienated his family and friends.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Summer shouldn’t mean hunger for children

    As a child, I always looked forward to the
    carefree joy of summertime. I remember the
    long days of playing outside at a nearby park
    until I needed to
    come home for

    April 3, 2014

  • For shame For shame

    The Maryland House of Delegates took a gutless approach Tuesday when it refused to require a vote on a salary hike for delegates and senators. Instead of answering a roll call vote on how each delegate stands on the pay raise, the lawmakers opted to merely let the increase take effect without their involvement.

    April 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Does ‘Cash for Clunkers’ ease your fears about Obamacare?

    Does everyone have very short memories, or do you remember the “Cash For Clunkers” program that was implemented by the Obama administration and passed by Congress?

    April 2, 2014

  • Why must he pay a surcharge for something he doesn’t use?

    Your article on AES Warrior Run was very informative (“AES Warrior Run: Local plant the future of coal energy,” Regional Update Page 1, March 25 Times-News).

    April 2, 2014