Watching Beto O’Rourke announce his candidacy for president, I had snake oil salesmen come to mind. Everything about this guy is fake, which makes him a perfect candidate for fake news media to celebrate.
(A foreword — This is a repeat of a column I wrote a couple of years ago. I am re-printing it because of an incident I witnessed at a restaurant right here in our area recently, whereby the ill-tempered, obnoxious snobs whom I wrote about at the restaurant in North Carolina could have been c…
Even as you read this — before the horrendous “New Green Deal” now being praised and hyped by most Democrats and every socialist in the House of Representatives is even voted on in the U.S. Congress — the light bulbs in 23 New York City housing projects are being changed.
I recently watched the original Jussie Smollett ABC interview on YouTube in which he claimed to have been attacked by racist, homophobic Trump supporters.
My children and I were on our way to church Sunday morning, Feb. 10, when we developed a flat tire. My son and I were attempting to get it changed but were struggling a little bit as we were in our church clothes and I believe it takes an engineering degree to assemble the apparatus that ele…
I noticed, with great interest, that the Chamber of Commerce is looking for another location. How about the Clay-Kenner building next to the library?! What a fabulous, historic site that could also serve dual purposes ... Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center.
I just wanted to voice my concern about something that is so common in this area that it’s a disgrace. It’s about people who have dogs and treat them like they’re their enemies or something.
We would like to say THANKS to our community and others who believed that what we wanted to repair was worth saving — our American Legion Post 21 Home!
On January 7, Hillary Clinton and New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced their satanic bill to allow abortions through all nine months up to birth. The intensely jubilant faces of these two Democrats while launching their baby-killing campaign was bone-chillingly evil.
Delia, age 13, called Rush Limbaugh’s radio show seeking information for a school assignment. She had to debate whether or not it should be easier for immigrants to become U.S. citizens. Delia asked Rush his thoughts on the topic.
Since my first day in Congress, I’ve said we need to ensure our border is secure and enact comprehensive immigration reform. Unfortunately, misinformation about what is happening along the border is being circulated these days and a lot of people are wondering “What is really going on at our…
Sometimes we, in this crazy business we call journalism have to take a step back, look at what we produce and enjoy a good chuckle ... at our own expense!
Last summer, then-U.S. Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-7th District), was in Rogersville to stump for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Bob Corker.
Some “non essential” Federal offices and services have been idled for several weeks now due to a partial shutdown of the U.S. government.
As I sit here looking out at the magnificent, sunlit, snow-covered Rocky Mountains, it’s Sunday morning and we arrived here late yesterday afternoon after a long and arduous 1,500-mile drive across almost half the continent.
As a resident of Hawkins County and a surgeon with more than 15 years of experience covering trauma at a busy level III trauma center, I am writing to express my support of Ballad Health’s plans to regionalize trauma services. I believe the new system of care will lead to better outcomes for…
On this National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush, we reflect not only on what he has done for our country, but the extraordinary man he was. Although I did not personally know him, having been on this earth during his extraordinary lifetime has been a great honor. As our presi…
Animal lovers, please help our Hawkins Co., Humane Society continue to save animal lives through your donations. We are now in an urgent need of funding so we do not have to reduce our staff and services. This is the lowest in reserve funding for us in years.