We've already started to get calls about those pesky woodpeckers who can wake you from a sound sleep.
Democrat leaders loved President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, while Republican leaders didn't. But what did the American people think of it? Here are five lessons we learned:
It was nearly midnight, I had just turned off the 11 o'clock news and was on my way to my bedroom. Halfway down the hallway the lights went off. Within the darkness I was frightened by the moonlit image of a large body leaning against the...
The activity in the second week of the Georgia General Assembly was limited to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees meeting in Joint conference to receive the Governor's $21.8 billion budget request.
Januaries past, 25 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1990.Front Page News
In our Sunday evening lessons from the book of Revelation – Sundays at 6 p.m. – we have come to Revelation chapter six. This Sunday we will be discussing the meaning of the four horsemen of the apocalypse (Rev. 6:1-8).
JESUP — If you come this way, you might consider scheduling lunch at a popular restaurant, Sybil's, which most everybody seems to do.
There's a lot of concern about the lack of honey bees and at the same time people are swatting carpenter bees with tennis rackets and coating the flowers of their summer squash with sevin dust. You can't have it both ways.
The U.S. Constitution calls for a State of the Union address. It doesn't call for fact checkers on these, but they exist anyway. Do they show that U. S. Presidents lie, or do they find that they generally tell the truth?
As the 2015 General Assembly was gaveled into session, there was much activity as we took the oath of office, elected our leadership and then proceeded to watch the inauguration of Gov. Nathan Deal and the slate of state officers as they were sworn...
Recently – but not the first time, nor will it be the last – the “Rev.” Al Sharpton has once again pulled the “race card” out of his eccentric, angry and rich pocket. Sharpton is not “reverend,” and...
On a rainy day in Atlanta, Georgia's Republican Governor Nathan Deal and the audience had to move indoors from the Liberty Plaza to the state capitol. One would think he also moved political parties, giving an inaugural address that a Democrat...
A number of articles have given credit to President Obama for the economic recovery. Other articles criticize the Republicans for their condemnation of the President's actions claiming they delayed the recovery.
The battle over MLK Day moved a Super Bowl. Southern states weren't the last to celebrate it. The law making it a national holiday was signed by a Republican president. And you'll never guess who voted for it in the U.S.
“Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God.” (Matthew 5:9, NKJV)
As you travel through Troup County and neighboring counties you may notice that alongside cattle in our pastures goats are making a comeback. The growing popularity of small ruminants can be attributed to the growing number of ethnic groups who have a...
(Editor's note: The allegation in this letter that a Daily News staff member was directed by a public official on the content of a news story is completely false. In response to Mr. Callaway's statement that the article in question...
Thank you, Tyler Jones and the LDN, for Tuesday's article, “Rocky start to 2015 for BOE.” A public conversation about the Troup County Board of Education's restrictive policy on public participation at board meetings has been...
Last week during the cold snap, I'm sure some of ya'll were chilly and maybe even shivered, and did what I did, turned up the thermostat. Our best friend in the insect world, the honeybee, did not have a thermostat as we do but they were...
It was October 1984; I was about to be involved with my first ministerial assignment outside a parish environment since my ordination in 1982.
Major League Baseball seems poised to admit its largest class into Baseball's Hall of Fame since 1936.
Danna Durante's generous smile is the centerpiece of a becoming presence – but behind that ever-present glow is a gymnastics coach with the real stuff.
Januaries past, 75 years ago.From the LaGrange Daily News, 1940.Front Page News
Revelation chapter five begins with a reference to a scroll written inside and on the back (Rev. 5:1).
As temperatures drop, our homes become a nice warm destination for mice and rats.Garages and outbuildings also make good homes for unwanted critters. They can spoil your food, carry diseases and leave unwelcome droppings.
Don't look now, but President Barack Obama has been inching up in the polls, tying Ronald Reagan for this point in his presidency.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Here in the land of the Ozarks, where Sam Walton developed an empire with neighborhood discount stores, art appreciation in the past was something that required means and travel.
Hank walked into the local food store late that Sunday afternoon. Once inside he grabbed a shopping cart and headed inside to pick up dinner, a few treats and two bottles of wine and a Dr. Pepper. As he headed towards the checkout area his mind...
Victor Frankenstein dies by the hand of his monster. In the book “Jurassic Park,” the guy who puts together the park gets eaten by his creation.
Editor's note: This column originally ran May 24.
Januaries past, 100 years ago.From The LaGrange Reporter, 1915.Front Page News
At this time of the year our winter weather becomes a hot topic. How winter weather affects animals outside is an important consideration.
It's been a crazy year.