- Wednesday's Post
A happy ending to an unhappy journey
The young woman stood nervously on the front porch of the strange house. Her mind flashed back several weeks to the time her mother had casually commented as they drove through the neighborhood that her grandparents lived in that house on the corner.
Lessons learned at church…by chance
As country churches go, it was an impressive structure with a large steeple and a circular driveway.
A tale of two neighborhoods…in living color
This is a tale of two neighborhoods and how being neighborly can be so different, depending on where you live and what you believe.
A family reunion is good heart medicine
Families are like fudge, mostly sweet with a few nuts. The person who originated that observation is unknown but my guess is that it came after they attended a family reunion in Kentucky.
- Capturing the sights and sounds of Europe It’s West Germany in September 1983 with 100,000 U.S. and NATO troops engaged in the annual REFORGER war games.
Do you believe there are angels among us?
It started simply enough. The middle-aged woman was asked to teach a Sunday school class whose members included an autistic, nine-year-old girl.
A ‘dandy dozen’ wish list for Carter County
Based on three years of observation as publisher of these newspapers and after an uplifting day of inspiring discussions at the Community Partners’ Summit two weeks ago, I offer my personal wish list for Carter County.
Solving the case of Granny’s missing car
She lived in a small town in the country. Skid marks covered the state highway for 50 yards on both sides of her driveway.
Hometown humor lasts a lifetime
It was the early 1950s and our community was excited about the “pipeliners” who were building a natural gas pipeline across our county.
‘Not thinkin’, just rememberin’
One of the most poignant scenes in the John Wayne movie epic “The Alamo” occurs late in the picture when Davey Crockett and another Tennessee backwoodsman are sitting by a campfire inside the doomed compound.
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