Dick Yarbrough, Author at LaGrange Daily News

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Some sweet talk about the Vidalia onion

Let’s face it. We’re a blessed people. Not only do we have the oldest state-chartered university in the nation with two recent National Football Championships ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, April 9, 2024 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Do our politicians and bureaucrats really care about protecting Okefenokee?

Between the time I write this and you read this, conditions can change. Particularly in politics. But as of this writing, there seems to be ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, March 19, 2024 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: A reader’s reminder of the goodness within us

I get a number of suggestions from readers regarding topics for a column. For that, I am grateful. I also get suggestions from some readers about ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, March 4, 2024 2:57 pm

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Looking at some serious monkey business in Bainbridge

Today, dear readers, let us turn our attention to some serious monkey business currently taking place in the Great State of Georgia. And, no, I’m ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, February 26, 2024 2:28 pm

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Random thoughts on random subjects

How’s this for unbridled hypocrisy? Fani Willis, who is prosecuting Donald Trump and others for election fraud, said when running for the job as Fulton ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, February 12, 2024 10:53 am

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Georgians seem satisfied with language we already have

I saw a poll recently that says Georgians aren’t very interested in learning other languages. I don’t know what your excuse is but I’m still trying ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, January 29, 2024 2:28 pm

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Fulton County DA suddenly finds herself in a big mess

Shades of Laurel and Hardy. When something went awry in one of their slapstick movies Oliver Hardy would declare to hapless Stan Laurel, “This is ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, January 22, 2024 4:23 pm

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Voters, not the courts, should decide presidential choices

In case you haven’t noticed, there is an election scheduled for this November to choose the Leader of the Free World. As of this writing, ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, January 15, 2024 3:04 pm

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YARBROUGH COLUMN:

The mystery is solved. I now know what happened to my fraternity brother, Maj. Paschal Boggs, USMC, who was declared Missing in Action in 1967. ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Monday, December 11, 2023 1:56 pm

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Passed over for Nobel Prize for literature again this year

Rats! Can you believe it? Once again, I have been passed over for the Nobel Prize in Literature. This is beginning to get on my ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, October 18, 2023 2:02 pm

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