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Dick Yarbrough, Author at LaGrange Daily News


World needs more like Roy Rogers

In these days of discontent and destruction, hate and harangue, we could really use Roy Rogers. And Trigger, his Golden Palomino. Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, August 7, 2020 5:16 pm


Talking protests with Skeeter Skates

I could tell by the way the phone jumped straight up when it rang who was on the line. It could be none other than ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:53 pm


YARBROUGH: A complex issue with no easy answers

These thoughts on the current upheaval in our country come courtesy of an unusual array of sources: The late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy; Larry Savage, ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, June 11, 2020 5:04 pm


YARBROUGH: Is there no place these days for thoughtful discourse

My column last week on a radio commentary by the late Paul Harvey drew a lot of reader response from across the state, all of ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, June 5, 2020 4:32 pm


YARBROUGH: Prophetic words from a late and great commentator

I have long been an admirer of the words and works of the late Paul Harvey and his radio commentaries known as the “The Rest ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, May 25, 2020 5:48 pm


Some random thoughts on some random subjects

A flag-waving salute to the United States Air Force’s Thunderbirds and the Navy’s Blue Angels who roared across Georgia’s skies in tandem last week, paying ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:58 pm


Looking to Kemp to get us through these tough times

I wouldn’t have Gov. Brian Kemp’s job. Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, April 16, 2020 2:45 pm


Trying to put some perspective to the pandemic

It has long been my policy not to weigh in on what everyone else in the media happens to be pontificating about at the time. ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, March 19, 2020 4:24 pm


Valentine story that has no end

This is a Valentine’s Day story. Once, many moons ago — and we are talking a bunch of moons — I was editor of our ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, February 20, 2020 12:18 pm


Bob Shaw and Georgia GOP make beautiful music together

Walking into Bob Shaw’s home in suburban Atlanta is like walking into a slice of Republican Party history. Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, February 3, 2020 3:30 pm

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