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Foundations

By Dr. Jim Ferguson “If everyone is thinking alike, someone isn’t thinking.” General George Patton One wonders if the General wasn’t prophetic.  Apparently, the Major News Media, Attorney General Eric…

Love of Country

By Ralphine Major He became a graduate of Gibbs High School—eventually.  Our father and others in his class had their education interrupted when they were drafted into the Army during…

And your old men will dream dreams

By Joe Rector Last week was Pentecost Sunday. It’s that celebration for when the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples and they spoke in the languages of all who were…

Focus on the Law: Whistleblowing

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law According thefreedictionary.com,  a “whistleblower is one who reveals wrongdoing within an organization to the public or to those in positions of authority.”  Insider access…

I’m back

By Rosie Moore If you are a movie buff (like I am) you probably saw the movie “Baby Boom.” Diane Keaton is fired from a high-paying job because she acquired…

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Focus recognizes local high school Athletes of the Year

A YEAR TO REMEMBER: Focus recognizes local high school Athletes of the Year

By Steve Williams It is a special group, made up of talented young athletes. But in many cases, the field of play is not the only place where they shine.…

Trojan Horse

By Dr. Jim Ferguson Recently, I heard several of my friends say they were going on a News diet. I admit I’ve felt similarly and left the fight periodically for…

The Curse of Kiffin Won’t Let Go

By Alex Norman “She’s not gonna let us out.” That was the memorable line from George Clooney’s character, ship captain Frank W. “Billy” Tyne, Jr., in “The Perfect Storm.”  The…

A STROKE OF LUCK: Carter’s Heath Woods returns to coaching thankful and appreciative

By Steve Williams There was a moment in Carter High’s spring football scrimmage against Hardin Valley Academy that created an uneasy feeling for some observers. Carter head coach Heath Woods…

Basketball, Rabbits, and A Loving Mother (Part II)

By Ralphine Major He often set a screen for his teammates placing himself between them and the defense.  Those screens accounted for many of the 2-point shots that helped the…