July 25, 2018 RSS feed / Editorials

Where did I put that?

Other Voices

One of my elementary school teachers used to wear her glasses on a chain around her neck.  When she needed to read something to us, she put her glasses on. When she stood in front of the class, she took them off and let them hang there.  More...

All That’s Fit to Print

Making the barbecue

My granddaddy’s birthday was July 8. If he was still here, he would probably be puffing on his pipe, ashes raining down burning tiny holes in his shirt, and reading the newspaper. More...

There’s nothing new here

The Bible tells us that while the Israelites were still wandering aimlessly through the wilderness, Moses sent twelve spies across the Jordan River to check out the Promised Land. More...

The definitive guide to yacht rock

When I was nine years old, I had my first “paying” job in the newspaper business.  More...

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There was no doubt!

Mumbles

It hasn’t been as weird as it might seem living with a woman praying for brain surgery the past eight months. More...

There’s a liberal war on work

Other Voices

Once upon a time, “work for welfare” was a pretty accepted notion. In 1996, Bill Clinton signed a strict workfare bill, which was so popular that it helped him get reelected. More...

Lightning stops telegraph service

10 YEARS AGO  July 23, 2008   EARLY County voters will get a second chance to decide the sheriff ’s race when Sheriff Jimmie Murkerson and challenger Donald Bryant meet in the August 5 General Primary run-off election.  More...