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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: Very Simple Blessings

When Thanksgiving comes we take a breath and remember the blessings we have, then most of us settle down to the business at hand. ...

DICK BAYNTON: Sanctimonious Sexual Subjugation

A dark cloud of sexual misbehavior has descended over our great republic from sea to shining sea and beyond. This cloud is emitting the...

JOHNNY ROBINSON: No Blues For Memphis

“That's the largest free-standing elevator in the world,” a local proudly points out. “Higher than the Statue of Liberty.” Perhaps it’s easy to amaze me,...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: Honoring Our Veterans

Next year will mark the one-hundredth anniversary of what used to be called Armistice Day.  On the 11th day of the 11th month, at...

DICK BAYNTON: The Devil is in the Details

First up in today’s column is the small but important failure of the Air Force to turn over information to the FBI regarding the...

HAYDEN HOLLINGSWORTH: Living in the Middle of History

It has always surprised me how history seems so much more riveting in retrospect.  One of the advantages of living into old age is...

LUCKY GARVIN: The Ultimate Communication

I was watching a comedy show, and it was hysterical! I said out loud, “Now that’s funny; I don’t care who you are!” I...

DICK BAYNTON:  Diversity & Divisiveness

Are we a divided country? Of course we are; in fact the entire world is divided! We are divided by gender to the extent...

CAROLINE REVERCOMB: Distracted By Joy

The title of today's column came from a wonderful man in our little church on Bent Mountain. One Sunday he talked about being distracted...

HAYDEN HOLLINSWORTH: The Tenuous Monarch Migration

It’s that time of the year again.  Species of all varieties are packing up and leaving for their winter quarters.  The whole science of...