One of those people

One of those people

This is the most wonderful time of year. It officially begins at one-minute past midnight on November first. Every year it is like clockwork, as I put...

November 6th, 2019 |  


You can’t fool a tree

You can’t fool a tree

As much as you might wish for a particular tree, and no matter how much that tree appeals to you, you can’t fool it into thriving in growing con...

November 5th, 2019 |  


Diabetes awareness month

Diabetes awareness month

November 1st marked the beginning of the American Diabetes Month — the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) annual awareness campaign.Did...

November 3rd, 2019 |  



Scary tales from long ago

Scary tales from long ago

In Thursday’s print edition this week we published a story about Justin Brown, a local paranormal investigator. It is not the kind of story we p...

November 2nd, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: What is the age of accountability?

Search the Scriptures: What is the age of accountability?

If you listen to much pulpit preaching, chances are good you have, at one time or another, heard a speaker who mentioned or alluded to an “age o...

October 31st, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: Why must He wait?

A Hunger for More: Why must He wait?

Picture a father, lovingly devoted to his children, seated by his window, waiting. He waits and waits, his eyes gazing through glass which at times sh...

October 31st, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: A lesson on Zacchaeus

God’s Kids Korner: A lesson on Zacchaeus

Our lesson this week is about a man named Zacchaeus. You may have studied about in Sunday School already. It is from the Bible in the book of Luke, Ch...

October 31st, 2019 |  


Cross Words: How sin taints our worship

Cross Words: How sin taints our worship

Nothing makes me feel farther from God than sin. The shame in my heart. The gunk in my mind. Something about sin causes me to play hide-and-seek with ...

October 31st, 2019 |  


I am not a Communist — a T-shirt I need to purchase

I am not a Communist — a T-shirt I need to purchase

Like most red-blooded Americans, I own way too many T-shirts. I probably have over 40 T-shirts in every conceivable color (but mostly gray), with ever...

October 29th, 2019 |  


Bits and pieces for your consideration

Bits and pieces for your consideration

Do you find yourself paying closer attention to the obituaries now than you did in earlier years? Are your white shirt and tie or your “Sunday g...

October 29th, 2019 |