Dick Yarbrough, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Can our Democracy outlast us?

This is kind of a bummer way to start your day but it is worth reflection: “Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 11:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Remembering the extraordinary kindness of Vince Dooley

There is no need for a recitation here of Vince Dooley’s myriad and well-deserved accomplishments on and off the football field. You have seen and ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, November 7, 2022 12:02 pm

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Some random thoughts on random subjects

If you had the opportunity to speak with a typical Russian family about how the current war with Ukraine has impacted their lives, what would ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, October 25, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: No Nobel Prize for Literature again this year a bummer

I just learned that I have been passed over for the Nobel Prize for Literature once again. Bummer. And that crowd over in Stockholm didn’t even ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, October 11, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Remembering a group of heroes in Iraq

It seems like a lifetime ago and in some ways it was. It has been 17 years this week since I was in Iraq with ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Saturday, October 8, 2022 9:30 am

Opinion

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Fixin’ to try and explain Southern talk, y’all

I have met a number of folks recently who migrated from across the Mason-You-Know-What-Line and have settled in the Great State of Georgia. We enjoy each ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, October 4, 2022 11:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Republican governors want sanctuary cities to walk their talk

Hola elitistas amantes de los liberales! Nosotros estamos aquí ¿Qué hay para el almuerzo? For those of you around for whom English is still your primary ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:30 am

Editorials

YARBROUGH COLUMN: What would life be without a cheeseburger?

I suggest you read this in a hurry because I am writing it in a hurry and hoping you and I can get to the finish ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Erk Russell belongs in the College Football Hall of Fame

Erk Russell should be in the College Football Hall of Fame. Period. End of story. But since I still have quite a bit of space ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, September 7, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

YARROUGH COLUMN: What this angry world needs is a lot more hope

My friend, Norm Solon, was a journalist and speech writer for some of the major companies and trade associations in the country. Now retired, he ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, August 23, 2022 9:30 am

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