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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.
Fond memories of those who shaped us
Few men have borne the responsibility of being the trustworthy patriarch of two families for most of their lives – an immediate family and an extended family.
What is ‘news’ in today’s world?
Since the first journalist wrote the first news article and published it in the first newspaper, folks have been trying to define “news”.
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