Some time ago, I pulled out a collection of my ‘classic country’ CDs and was listening to some Tom T. Hall tunes. Tom is one of my all-time favorite singers and songwriters and one of the songs is an absolute gem entitled “The Monkey That Became President.”
Thursday of this week, June 6, 2019, marks the 75th anniversary of an event so enormous that no American should ever forget ... D-Day. The allied invasion of France that ultimately signaled the end for Adolph Hitler’s gang of Nazi cutthroat savages.
A five-year-old Alabama girl had surgery last week, a surgery that no one, let alone a five-year-old, should ever have to face — all because of a trauma that no child should ever have to know.
Have you ever noticed how the honor guard at military funerals pays such meticulous attention to correctly folding the Flag of the United States of America 13 times?
— Friday, April 12 marked the 100th day of the new House Democratic majority. In her speech accepting the Speaker’s gavel in January, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stated, “And I pledge that this Congress will be transparent, bipartisan and unifying; that we will seek to reach across the aisle …
We live on Brownlow Street, which is a very narrow street. Some people seem to think the speed limit here is 80 miles per hour, and something needs to be done about it before someone is killed by one of these fools.
The American Legion Auxiliary is a remarkable organization with nearly one million women across the country. We are the largest women’s patriotic service organization in the nation devoted to America’s veterans, young people and communities.
Last week as I was driving back and forth to Sneedville on Hwy. 31, I couldn’t help but notice the beauty of the Earth being reborn from a long, cold — and very wet and nasty — winter.
It’s no secret to anyone that the cost of doing business has gone up by leaps and bounds in recent years and small businesses like ours have been especially hard-hit.
Thorps Chapel Road residents have had considerable water damage in the last weeks. Most of the damage could not be seen from the main road. Eddie Walker family, Mike and Barbara Sturgeon, Brent Adams family, and Jim Caswell family, watched the rising waters on their property. Water filled th…
We are living in scary times and we are living in challenging times. It’s scary because we’re not sure what to expect and it is challenging, because there are a bouquet of options. I’m talking about climate change. We’re coming out of an unusual winter. Rain has overwhelmed us. A weather eve…
Richard Mack is a former Sheriff in Graham County, Arizona, who is now a teacher. He is someone I would love to sit with and interview.
Does Hawkins County have to look like a third world country? The amount of trash thrown out along our roadsides is appalling. This is an incredibly beautiful place to live and I can’t understand why so many of my neighbors do not appreciate this.
The ongoing national security and humanitarian crisis along our southern border is worsening and action is sorely needed to deal with it. Since October 2018, there have been 271,140 apprehensions by U.S. Border Patrol, a staggering number of migrants that are overwhelming our border patrol a…
Dear Chuck, Nancy, Adam, Maxine, and the rest of you left-wing, liberal, looney-tunes inside the Washington, D.C. Swamp, those in the mainstream news media, and the glitzy, overpaid “stars” in Hollywood and elsewhere:
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.