2010-02-24 / Front Page
Lent in the Highlands
Local man gives up beer, shares it with others
When Vice President Joe Biden was seen with a black smudge on his forehead last week, a British television reporter was perplexed and worried. He must have hit his head, she averred. As it turns out, it was Ash Wednesday, a day that has been marked by the placing of ashes on the foreheads of millions for centuries.