Town Hall forum shows differences

Nick Della VolpeFountain City

Town Hall East hosted a forum for city council candidates from Districts 4 and 6 on Aug. 7 at Eastminster Presbyterian’s fellowship hall.
District 4 had incumbent Lauren Rider and challenger …

Lauren Rider: Luck is good

Sandra ClarkOur Town Leaders

In politics, success comes from planning, working, money and luck. And the greatest of these is luck.
Which brings us to Lauren Rider. The District 4 city council member picked up …

Looking back at a trio of town leaders

Larry Van GuilderOur Town Leaders

Writing our regular feature “Our Town Leaders” was an ongoing reminder to stay humble.
What follows are brief looks at a trio of leaders I profiled, each with memorable accomplishments or …