Columnist: Your family is a blessing

Columnist: Your family is a blessing

Tuesday night was fun! Ashley and the boys went with Louise and I for a pizza. Ashley even beat me to the check!We came back to the farm and picked bl...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Editorial: Addressing mental illness has to be proactive

Last week a 29-year-old man pulled into the Summit gas station at Hogansville and Davis roads, doused himself in gasoline and lit himself on fire.It&#...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Church columnist: A lovely flower, but a lousy doctrine, part 2b

Church columnist: A lovely flower, but a lousy doctrine, part 2b

I have been studying, preaching, and teaching the Bible for a long time. I’ve preached in three countries and seven of the United States. I have...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Columnist: The Willie Lynch conspiracy — to some blacks an historical fabrication, to others the undeniable truth

Columnist: The Willie Lynch conspiracy — to some blacks an historical fabrication, to others the undeniable truth

Have you ever heard of the Willie Lynch conspiracy?It is 100 percent fabrication, but the first time Americans were introduced to the Willie Lynch con...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Memoried Glances: 1991 — Locals become extras for movie

Memoried Glances: 1991 — Locals become extras for movie

Junes past, 25 years ago.From the LaGrange Daily News, 1991.Front Page News150 ‘Town Square Folks’ To Be ‘Grass Roots’ Extras ...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Letter: Reminiscing about a great city manager

Letter: Reminiscing about a great city manager

I would like to reminisce about our late City Manager Tom Hall.First, LaGrange is the only city in the state to operate without property taxes. There ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Troup extension agent: Dealing with drought

Troup extension agent: Dealing with drought

If you have noticed on your ornamentals, especially hydrangeas and roses, that the tips of the leaves and portions of leaves look scorched, you are se...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Troup extension agent: Dealing with drought

Troup extension agent: Dealing with drought

If you have noticed on your ornamentals, especially hydrangeas and roses, that the tips of the leaves and portions of leaves look scorched, you are se...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Editorial: Keep the cameras rolling

Let’s say this up front: This is not about gun control or partisan politics, it’s about freedom of information.The Republican-led U.S. Hou...

June 23rd, 2016 updated: June 24th, 2016. |  


Columnist: The magic of a fry pan and fried chicken

Columnist: The magic of a fry pan and fried chicken

If you come from the hills of Tennessee or anywhere in the old South, you probably inherited or own a cast iron skillet. I have a stack of them.I can ...

June 23rd, 2016 |