Socialize

FacebookTwitterRSS

Subscribe by Email

Home » Archives by category » Columnist (Page 51)

Focus on the Law: Social Security in 2013

By Sharon Frankenberg, Attorney at Law A bit of good news if you are one of the nearly 62 million Americans who receive monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income…

Coffee and Content

By Sarah Baker Unlike lots of other folks, I am a morning person.  I like to go to bed early and get up early.  If I am going to work…

American dream could quickly become nightmare

By Richie Beeler I love America. I lover her history and the principles on which she was founded. I fly her flag every day, rain or shine. But lately, it’s…

The Secret of Life

By Joe Rector Most people raved about Inaugural performances by Beyonce and Kelly Clarkson, and I thought they both sang inspiring versions of the songs presented, even though some carped…

Keela

By Ralphine Major “Have you heard the weather forecast?” the gentleman asked me as I was picking out produce at the grocery store.  “We’re getting snow,” he added as he…

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Doyle High Pioneers produced ‘The Turnaround’ in 1984

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Doyle High Pioneers produced ‘The Turnaround’ in 1984

By Steve Williams A movie could have been made of the 1984 Doyle High School football season, ranking right up there with Hoosiers. The title? The Turnaround. Such a movie…

Carter Glass of Virginia

Carter Glass of Virginia

By Ray Hill Rixey Smith, Senator Carter Glass’s long-time Secretary, wrote a flattering biography of his boss entitled “Unreconstructed Rebel: Carter Glass” and that Glass certainly was.  Indeed, it was…

The Doctor Is In: Passing On

By Dr. Jim Ferguson My brother sent me a text saying that our friend had “passed-on.”  This was not an unexpected announcement since Mitchell was in a Hospice program ending…

Dual-threat quarterbacks take center stage this season

By Steve Williams Dual-threat quarterbacks stole the spotlight in football this season. Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, or “Johnny Football” as he is better known, became the first freshman ever to…

Peyton Manning’s Playoff Struggles

By Alex Norman On Sunday, February 3rd, Super Bowl XLVII (47 for the Greek numeral impaired) will be played in New Orleans. And Peyton Manning won’t be taking any snaps…