Loran Smith, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Editorials

SMITH COLUMN: Back to school at the University of Georgia

Seeing all the vans and U-Haul trailers across town last weekend brought about a reminder that there is nothing like the return of the students ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, August 11, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: Vin Scully

When the Dodgers played their first season of baseball in Los Angeles in 1958, they competed in what had to be the worst facility in ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, August 10, 2022 11:30 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: Noland & UGA

Here in late summer when Nolan Sental Smith, Georgia’s multipurposed linebacker, returned home for a promotion for the Boys and Girls Club, he was introduced ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, August 4, 2022 6:42 pm

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: The best part of a colonoscopy is when it’s over

A colonoscopy is not a lot of fun, but for one gut wrenching night and a beleaguered morning after every five years, it is not ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, July 22, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: Reminiscing about the British Open

St. Andrews is a place I love and not just for the Open Championship which comes about every half dozen years or so. This year ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, July 21, 2022 10:30 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: The good days of the nightly news

The nightly news is not for me anymore. It is just too much murder, mayhem, venom and hate. I would much prefer the “News from ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Saturday, July 16, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: Boys of Summer

Years ago, I enjoyed a nice summer outing in Kansas City working with Tom Watson and his charity golf outing, which raised big dollars for ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, July 7, 2022 9:00 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: Remembering Chester Leathers

The death of an old friend always brings about flashbacks to happier times, when life was uncomplicated, settled and harmonious for the most part. It ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, June 23, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: Northern Cardinal

For reasons that don’t require full disclosure, I have set up a temporary desk in our kitchen by a bay window that blissfully connects me ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, June 16, 2022 9:30 am

Columns

SMITH COLUMN: Summer of 1962

Repairing to my basement office earlier this week to search for a document, I ran across a file labeled, “Coast Guard,” which brought pause to ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, June 8, 2022 10:30 am

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