Columnist: How one person made a difference for Ole Miss

Columnist: How one person made a difference for Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. — Today, the University of Mississippi, affectionately known throughout the ages as Ole Miss, is a changed institution from its tu...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Columnist: Troup, a land of opportunity; eating alone

Columnist: Troup, a land of opportunity; eating alone

When I got out of high school, West Georgia Technical College was opening and people said, “We will have a reason for people to stay in Troup Co...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Columnist: What’s going on in America?

Columnist: What’s going on in America?

“What’s going on?Mother, motherThere’s too many of you cryingBrother, brother, brotherThere’s far too many of you dyingYou kno...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Memoried Glances: 1991 — Troup County Ag Center opens

Memoried Glances: 1991 — Troup County Ag Center opens

Septembers past, 25 years ago.From the LaGrange Daily News, 1991.Front Page NewsAgriculture Center Opening — The first phase of the Troup County...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Church columnist: Catching up; Buy truth, don’t sell

Church columnist: Catching up; Buy truth, don’t sell

Before getting into the meat of this week’s column, please indulge me in a bit of rambling. There are a few things that I need to mention and so...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Columnist: “Why me, Lord?”

Columnist: “Why me, Lord?”

Mark Twain said, “The two most important days of your life are the day you are born and the day you find out WHY?”And, I say, “Amen....

September 22nd, 2016 updated: September 22nd, 2016. |  


Columnist: Some new things about Ole Miss

Columnist: Some new things about Ole Miss

At halftime Saturday last, Missouri looked like I thought, pre-game, that Georgia would look.The Tigers dominated the line of scrimmage, and they move...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Columnist: Why we don’t label ISIS “radical Islam”

Columnist: Why we don’t label ISIS “radical Islam”

This weekend, we witnessed terror attacks in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota.In some cases, these terrorists swore allegiance to ISIS, or ISIS R...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Columnist: Negative interest rates, an uncharted land

Columnist: Negative interest rates, an uncharted land

Uncharted lands are not always doorways to a better life. While I believe that confidence is essential to success, I also feel that Ambrose Bierce was...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Columnist: And the preacher said …

Columnist: And the preacher said …

It was so great to see a group of men have so much fun raising money for kids they do not even know.My preacher, Jason Branson, said Sunday it was gre...

September 19th, 2016 updated: September 19th, 2016. |