Back in 1992, columnist Nat Hentoff published the book “Free Speech For Me But Not For Thee: How the American Left and Right Relentlessly Censor Each Other.” Sadly, things haven't changed much since that year when I graduated from...
A recent march in LaGrange brought the issue of collaborative approaches to assisting our children in understanding that there are alternatives to negotiating the world we live in rather than engaging in criminal activity.
Mays past, 25 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1990.Front Page News
All of us have experienced the painful stings from fire ants. Imported fire ant mounds can be found in almost every pasture in Troup County.
“What's the Point of a Professor?” writes Emory University English Professor Mark Bauerlein in a New York Times column that LaGrange College Provost David Garrison emailed to generate some discussion before our teaching and learning...
“The End of Diabetes”
Don't give in to diabetesThe doctor just told you that you have diabetes. My advice to you is to do like I did – fight!
Mays past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1965.Front Page News
Soap making has been an American tradition since the 18th century. Since the early Celtics and Romans discovered that mixing ash with animal fats produced a concoction that made cleaning clothes easier.
HELEN — When you meet a man on the river, more than likely you can expect that you are being introduced to a gentleman. There are exceptions, I am sure, but the Chattahoochee, in my experience, doesn't attract any fishermen with a dark...
In his response to the Baltimore protests, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a presidential candidate, blamed Barack Obama for dividing the country. As Eoin Higgins wrote for the Huffington Post, “The thinking goes something like this: President Obama came...
Helping your kids buy a homeAccording to Kiplinger's Letter, you can give up to $14,000 in the year 2015 without needing to file a gift tax return.
Best deal on homeowner's insuranceBuying your first house and you must get homeowners insurance?
Mays past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1940.Front Page News
As you know from the previous columns, the church of Christ Northside had a Gospel Meeting earlier this week.
No, grasscycling is not racing motorcycles on grass. Grasscycling is the natural recycling of grass clippings by leaving them on the lawn after mowing.
Dr. Ben Carson, who announced he's running for president from Detroit, is seen as a relatively conservative candidate by the media and some in the Republican Party. Yet his Southern Baptist Convention snub shows that he's still too liberal...
Who do you know you really need to say thank you to?
LOUISVILLE — Foster Northrop, a graduate of the University of Georgia veterinary school in 1989, arrives at Churchill Downs on Derby Day long before the rooster flexes his vocal cords. For the genial veterinarian, Derby Day is the longest day,...
You're now under contract. You just got your inspection report back. The report does not ask someone to change paint colors, replace the 9-year-old water heater that is in good working condition, replace the heating system that is 11 years old...
Mays past, 100 years ago.From The LaGrange Reporter, 1915.Front Page News
I was driving to my office the other morning and a car pulled in front me with a message on the back windshield. It said “I Tutor Math,” and had all the contact information where one could get the services of this math tutor.
The other afternoon my wife had commented that we were filling up our bird feeders nearly every day and a half.
A conservative column critical of colleges calls for some “classically liberal solutions” to their problems. But in reality, it's just another conservative pushing for more government regulation of education.