Here we go again! Life is fixin' to be such a mad swirl of portentous meetin's and social activity that The Planet saw no alternative than to put out this emergency edition of ...

Water Board

First of all, this Tuesday, Sept. 24, is the regular monthly meeting of the boa...

September means the end of the growing season, unless you’re a turnip. But for all of us raised in thrall to the school year, September always seems like the beginning of everything else. The weather cools off, activities suspended over the summer rev back up, and ever...

A valuable rule of life is that if you haven't got much to say, don't say it! That doesn't work for newspapers, though. So what The Planet does on slow news weeks is serve you up a leetle bit of this and a smidgeon of that in yet another scintillatin' edition of...

 Let...

The year’s at the spring

And day's at the morn;

Morning's at seven;

The hill-side’s dew-pearled;

The lark's on the wing;

The snail's on the thorn;

God's in his heaven—

All's right with the world!

(Robert Browning)

And if spring and all bein' right with the world weren't enough...

Thank God it's Friday! Of course, the way the weather's been lately, you may have to hitch a ride to whatever weekend merriment you're plannin' in a big ole boat loaded with two of every kind of animal. But Friday's still Friday, and this is a red letter one because to...

TGIF! Which, as everybody knows, stands for THANK GOD IT'S FRIDAY! And here FYI, which, as everybody knows, stands for FOR YOUR INFORMATION, is TTRA, which, as everybody may not necessarily know, stands for....

Water Board

First of all, The Planet regrets to have so...

It's Friday! Gateway to the weekend! A day that many restaurants still feature fish despite the decades since the Pope backed off on the meat ban in 1966! And more to the point, a not infrequent day for Dade's favorite news roundup....

First of all, logging on Lookout M...

Yes, Planet readers, it's that time again--time for iotas, scraps, tidbits and whatnots of information, none of it large enough for a whole article, most of it worthy of mention, and the rest of it here anyway so readers are cautioned from looking it in the mouth. It i...

​​Your friendly neighborhood Planet rotates ceaselessly around Dade County and the Rising Fawn Metro Area on its eccentric elliptical orbit in search of tidin's glad and otherwise for the edification of its esteemed readers.

Some weeks The Planet reaps big news, shakin...

Denizens o' Dade, The Planet knows you are so riveted by every scintillatin' detail of the county and school board budget process that it's hard to take time out to eat and sleep. But life keeps chugging along here at the center of the universe regardless of across-the...

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