Aprils past, 25 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1990.Front Page News
Last week I announced the upcoming gospel meeting for the Church of Christ Northside with Jimmy Clark from Athens, Alabama. In making that announcement, I also explained why we prefer to call it a “Gospel Meeting” instead of a...
I am appalled that two citizens could actually name our next president!
At this time of year all the garden centers are bustling. Homeowners are intent on getting their lawns and gardens looking just right. One area folks often get confused about is what kind and type of fertilizer to purchase.
Several pundits like Kurt Helin and Scott Davis recently have written about how “nobody expected the Atlanta Hawks to be this good.” I have evidence to the contrary. A year ago, I published the Yahoo News article “How the Atlanta...
The discussion continues… after all, it is Confederate History month.
Even with the plethora of heated rivalries in football, I am happy to confess that I have never met a campus I didn't like—even those which are not so fond of the Bulldogs. I am a campus collector. I drive out of my way, as I have many...
Last week, I wrote a pair of columns about the Civil War, one being about President Abraham Lincoln. I got a response from Tommy Callaway, who invited me to respond.
Rain might have threatened the Hillside Art, Music and Food Festival earlier in the week, but Saturday turned out to be a beautiful and successful day for event organizers, partners, attendees and vendors. It is believed that over 500 residents...
Editor's note: This column was intended to run at an earlier date.
Can you save $3,500 over 10 years and enjoy your home more? Of course you can.
What would America look like if we had stayed true to the image of our founders for a nation based on the fundamental concepts presented in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution?
Your question: What is 2.5 percent? You say, 'not much'? Guess again.
Aprils past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1965.Front Page News
What exactly is a “Gospel Meeting”? It is what some call a “Revival” but we prefer the term “Gospel Meeting.” Here's why.
Waking up to a lawn that looks like a practice tee at a local driving range is not a pleasant experience.The holes dug by armadillos also damage ornamental plants and gardens. Just what exactly are armadillos doing here?
Coal mines were, and still are, a very dangerous place to work.
It was all I could do to read without getting sick at my stomach the latest two articles in the LaGrange Daily News written by John Tures who is a professor at LaGrange College.
WASHINGTON, Ga. — In the course of a year, I come this way quite often, mainly for commitments in Augusta, but I seldom pass through downtown without making an effort as I did recently. You travel east on U. S. 78 and the bypass keeps you from...
On the border of Georgia and Alabama, a strange thing took place on the 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Members of the local college and community gathered at the base of the flag pole, not to cheer President...
Help yourself! Help your Realtor! Help your pocket book!
As the 150th anniversary of General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia rolls around, some armchair historians and pundits are still battling over what the Civil War was about. It's time to go beyond the...
Editor's note: This column was originally written to run Sunday.
I am not a math wiz or an economist. Perhaps my approach to solving financial problems is rather simplistic. Still, I want to give it a shot. I understand that an entitlement program requires the government to continue paying people at a set rate...
I guess you have noticed that my “Life Is Good” articles are in the LaGrange Daily News.
It has been over a month since my second opinion column about the possible acquisition of West Georgia Health (WGH) by another healthcare organization was published. In the interim there has been no announcement by the Board of the West Georgia...
Aprils past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1940.Front Page News
As soil temperatures warm up and gardeners begin to plant their transplants and seed, the issue of how to control weeds often arises. A weed is a plant out of place so how do we control weeds in our garden?
The Georgia General Assembly concluded business this past week and while we were in session for just two days, they were very long days in an effort to complete important tasks.
“Now we'll show them!” The oppressed people, beaten down by so many empires, would have their day. The most powerful force anyone had seen in history, which had brutally occupied those poor people, would be humbled.
Aprils past, 100 years ago.From The LaGrange Reporter, 1915.Front Page News
In recent years there has been a lot of controversy over U.S. support for the mid-east nation of Israel.
Raised beds are a hot topic among gardeners. My grandfather used to say that the first step to be a successful farmer “is to farm land that has inherent fertility.”
The 2015 Georgia General Assembly session has just two days left and we are expected to adjourn Sine Die on Thursday, May 2. Consequently, a flurry of legislation will travel back and forth between the House of Representatives and the...
When tiny Sweet Briar College announced its closing, it was front page news. It was heralded as the beginning of the end for liberal arts colleges and single sex schools. But when the large Corinthian College system closed campuses across the...