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Loran Smith, Author at LaGrange Daily News

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SMITH COLUMN: Spending a fortnight in Europe

The French Open, the Grand Slam tennis tournament, which is played in Paris in late May and early June, ended on Sunday.This event is the ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, June 17, 2021 8:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Remembering Don Soberdash

In your mind’s eye, you often flashback to scenes of the past, recalling highlights that linger indelibly with the passing of time. When the news ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, June 10, 2021 9:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: June musings

On the first day of June, I had an epiphany. I was overwhelmed with the realization that this year soon will be half over. How ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Remembering the great Phil Niekro

The University of Georgia Chapter of the National Football Foundation recently paid tribute to one of its most loyal friends, Phil Niekro who played in ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:00 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Farming in the Future

Those with an abiding passion for farming are in a minority, but we may be nearing the time when that could change dramatically. By 2050, ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, June 4, 2021 11:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Byron Nelson was a great champion

This past weekend, the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship brought about something of a distraction in a community that is overwhelmed by the vicissitudes of Dallas ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, May 21, 2021 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Good advice for the recent graduate

Graduation is a good time that should be enjoyed by all. Seeing young kids about to flap their wings and leave the nest with anticipation ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, May 20, 2021 12:00 pm

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SMITH COLUMN: Not a fan of designated hitter in baseball

The designated hitter rule is coming to the National League, but I don’t have to like it. And I don’t. It is not official, but ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, May 14, 2021 10:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Nothing beats water — cool, clear water

Waking up early is something that began on the farm yesteryear, but today when my schedule would allow for a later wake up call, my ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:30 am

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SMITH COLUMN: Watching Georgia Olympic hopefuls at the track

Before the dastardly virus disrupted our way of life, one could imagine that there would have been an updraft in attendance the last two springs ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, May 7, 2021 9:00 am

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