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Science experiment creates Floozie Barbie

When we were little tykes, and Mama was about three seconds from double homicide, Brother and I would get dropped off at Grandmaw’s, where we ... Read more

2 days ago by Jennifer Shrader.

The house that built us

  Miranda Lambert, Allen Shamblin, and Tom Douglas sang and wrote: “Mama cut out pictures of houses for years, From the “Better Homes and Gardens” ... Read more

4 days ago by Jennifer Shrader.


Let’s be thankful for God

By the time you read this, the election that has consumed us will finally be over. The debates have ended, all the vitriol (hopefully) silenced, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by bni.


Getting past November 9, 2016

The day after Election Day is always either an exciting day for some or an “I can’t get out of bed day” for others. For ... Read more

1 month ago by bni.


PIERRE, S.D. – This was the way it was in South Dakota last week, at least for one impressionable traveler who never met a different ... Read more

1 month ago by bni.


Trump-Clinton column divides readers

I’ve written several hundred articles over time but none have created more responses than the one I wrote two weeks ago titled “You will vote ... Read more

1 month ago by bni.


Troup extension agent: Winter chores

As fall ends, we need to start thinking about winter chores. Getting some of this stuff out of the way now will improve life this ... Read more

1 month ago by bni.


Devout believers in God are not quick to admit that they ever become weak in their faith. If you believe them, everything is always rosy ... Read more

1 month ago by bni.


Clinton not responsible for all Democratic failures

Throughout this election, Republicans like Donald Trump and professor/filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza have attempted to link Hillary Clinton to the longtime past sins of the Democratic ... Read more

1 month ago by bni.


She was born with cerebral palsy. She is now in fifth grade and an outstanding student. Her mind believes she has no boundaries except the ... Read more

1 month ago by bni.

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