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The Watchman

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Some days it’s easier to write than others. Today it’s tough because I have lots of things to do on this gorgeous spring afternoon. Murphey’s Law…

Odds and Ends

By Rosie Moore I can tell I’m really “getting up there” when I can’t remember my great-grandchildren’s ages. In a column a few weeks ago, I said one of them…

‘A God-called leader must learn before he can lead’ (Part 3)

By Ralphine Major The Memphis native who is an avid Elvis fan, once wore long hair, and still plays the guitar does not seem like a description of someone who…

Senior Pranks

By Joe Rector In the next couple of weeks, high school seniors will graduate and turn their sights on future pursuits. However, before they leave their schools, many will attempt…

Focus on the Law: Human Sex Trafficking Part 2

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law “As of November 2013, Tennessee was ranked as the toughest state in the nation regarding state statutes that protect children from commercial sex exploitation…

Publisher’s Position: Appointed Superintendent Playing Politics

Publisher’s Position: Appointed Superintendent Playing Politics

By Steve Hunley An appointed School Superintendent has a constituency of exactly five, a majority of the nine member Board of Education.  So long as the superintendent can keep five…

Facts and Fancy

By Dr. Jim Ferguson It’s hard to be objective about yourself.  This is why doctors and patients are advised to seek medical help rather than treat themselves.  However, let’s be…

‘A God-called leader must learn before he can lead’

By Ralphine Major “Take time to pray; study and meditate; crave the things of God.” This is one of the key concepts in Dr. Mike Boyd’s book, “Principles of Preaching,…

Moving Day

By Rosie Moore Moving is no fun! What a chore! I cannot enumerate how many times I have moved in my life and I get a jealous feeling when people…

Classy Cuonzo finds ‘peace of mind’ in California

By Steve Williams My first thought when I heard the breaking news: Is this a belated April Fool’s joke? I wish it had been, but this was real. Cuonzo Martin…