October 8, 2014 RSS feed / Editorials

Pluto may get promoted again

A few years ago, a group of astronomers got together and decided – just simply decided – that Pluto no longer qualified as a planet.  More...

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Travel plans shaping up nicely

Last spring Italy was on the itinerary. Rome was swell. Next fall, I’m headed for Athens. Expenses will be lower because I won’t be flying to Greece.  I’ll be driving to the Grease Festival in Athens, Ala.  Say it slowly. More...

What to buy for the redneck on your list

What to buy for the Last week, my wife informed me that it’s time to start Christmas shopping. As is my custom, I didn’t respond, hoping she would forget or it would just go away (a method which works 16 percent of the time).  More...

A little of this and that

The news reported a teen was arrested at O’Hare Airport and is accused of trying to join the terrorist group Isis. His age was reported as 19. It bothers me when news casts call 19-yearolds teens. Teens are kids still in school. More...

Share all the old stories

At times the memories seem so distant. Other times they seem like just yesterday.  It was more like yesterday last week when I had a chance to visit with friends and former teammates from the 1964 state champion Bobcat football team.  More...

Atheists put ‘Under God’ on trial

The Pledge of Allegiance, originally written in 1892 to inspire patriotism and help train students to be good citizens, is under attack today by the American Humanist Association (an organization officially promoting atheism), who is suing a school d More...

Track team boys receive state champ rings

10 YEARS AGO  Oct. More...