Loran Smith, Author at LaGrange Daily News - Page 2 of 17

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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SMITH COLUMN: The French Door

With the French Open, the second Grand Slam tennis competition of the year, headed toward the finals this weekend, there were flashbacks to those times ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, June 3, 2022 7:42 pm

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SMITH COLUMN: Remembering D-Day

Tomorrow is the 77th anniversary of the D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy on France’s west side, a pastoral setting where Calvados, a fine ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, June 3, 2022 7:00 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Ray Lamb

COMMERCE – This is a town divided by the Norfolk Southern Railroad but is on the same page when it comes to its football team ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, May 20, 2022 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Old timers

A note from a friend recently made me aware that with all the money that is out there for young athletes today, that they should ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Listening to the whippoorwills at dusk

This is the time of the year when you can listen out for the whippoorwills at dusk if you are in the right place. That ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, May 5, 2022 9:30 am

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