Dear editor,I've long wondered what the acronym CAFI (Community Action for Improvement) stood for.
I count my blessings, one by one, day by day.
OXFORD, Miss. — When daybreak comes in Oxford this time of year, it arrives in the serenity of a rural countryside with the sounds of nature bringing pause to the vicissitudes of life.
Not a day goes by without hearing a story about some Russian military craft getting closer to a NATO country. Many in the West wonder why.
As many did since humankind wandered out of the heart of Africa - he walked to the edge of Spirit Hill overlooking the Red River. Spirit Sun was soon to leave the sky and Spirit Night would soon rule the darkness.
As Americans reeled from the news that yet another U.S. citizen, Peter Kassig, was beheaded by the Islamic State group known as ISIS, the question remains whether such a horrific act will actually provoke a change in American public...
Novembers past, 25 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1989.Front Page News
I'd like to offer a counter to John Tures's article on Dr. Ben Carson's remarks wherein the brilliant surgeon, Dr. Ben Carson said “the United States is very much like Nazi Germany.”
HELEN — It was an invitation that could not be refused.
We have come to the sixth beatitude in our Beatitudes Of Revelation series. These seven beatitudes in the book of Revelation span the entire book.
Early winter is a great time to add a tree to the landscape, especially when fall color is everywhere we look.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is one of many diseases that often get in the way of exercise, sleep and a sound and safe nutrition plan.
Once again, baseball writers are about to discriminate against a talented player for merely being the best at his position.
Had those who voted for Republicans wanted to “stop in-fighting” in Congress, as Mr. McLain wrote, they would have voted for Democrats. One does not win any “fight” by ceasing the fight for their principled beliefs, and by...
Leading up to the election my small group of four liberals – which includes two college professors and two conservatives living in different parts of the U.S. whom I have previously referenced – was fairly active in swapping emails about...
We were in the Watchung Mountains in New Jersey. Granddad knelt down in front of me, put his left arm around me while pointing to the sun setting behind the distant mountains with his right, then with a sparkle in his eyes he whispered to me,...
Revelation 20:6. This is the fifth of the seven beatitudes of Revelation.
Novembers past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1964.Front Page News:
Picking fresh fruit from your own orchard can be a delicious way to add beauty and taste to your home landscape. The best time to plant fruit trees in Georgia is in the fall, according to experts at the University of Georgia.
Dr. Ben Carson, who resigned from Fox News as a first step towards running for U.S. president, has been no stranger to controversial statements, seems to have gone a bit overboard,in likening the United States to Nazi Germany.
It would be difficult to imagine a rivalry any closer than Georgia and Auburn, the two schools which began the Deep South's oldest rivalry in 1892 on Jan. 30.
He stopped me on the stairs and said, “Tom do you have a few minutes to talk with me? I'm feeling down and you've always helped me when I asked.”
On this day 96 years ago, hostilities ceased in the “war to end all wars” with the signing of a temporary ceasefire in World War I, seven months before the war's official end at the Treaty of Versailles.
PIERRE, S. D. — When it comes to the avian world, there are birds so beautiful they leave you in awe when they take flight.The sheer beauty overwhelms.
Novembers past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1939.Front Page News
Throughout the night, pundits spent their time talking about Republican wins and Democratic defeats, though the latter was still able to salvage some wins. But the biggest thing many in the media seemed to miss was the biggest loser:...
Finally, the GOP has a majority in both houses. The question is now, “What to do with it?”
On 10 November 1775 Congress authorized the raising of two Battalions of Marines to serve aboard U.S. Navy ships and in other duties around the world.
The bitter disappointment of the Florida game leaves one with a litany of thoughts, the most discomforting one being that – even with Georgia becoming an overachieving team of late – the Bulldogs are a few players shy of a championship...
The fourth of the seven beatitudes of Revelation is found in Revelation 19:9. I have titled it “The Beatitude Of The Marriage Supper.”
November is upon us and so are winter temperatures.
It was one of those moments we all experience. It was Thursday and another birthday had just passed – my children were grown and away from home. Chris and I celebrated alone. Not too sure celebrated describes the day – it was more a...
Mark Cuban made waves with his comments about student debt, and capping loans. He's a great NBA owner of the Dallas Mavericks, but does he have a good idea for solving the college loan problem?
This week we will look at the third of “The Beatitudes Of Revelation.” This one comes from Revelation 16:15 and I have titled it “The Beatitude Of The Watchers.”
Residents of Troup County face an important decision when they go to the polls on November 4 to elect a new county commission chair. As concerned citizens who care deeply about the future of this county, we are proud to support Patrick Crews for Troup...
Novembers past, 100 years ago.From The LaGrange Reporter, 1914.Front Page News
Cancer. Car accident. Old age. Pneumonia. Diabetes. Internal bleeding. Liver failure. AIDS.
Recently our office received a call about an ailing hickory tree that was well over 100 years old. The homeowner had noticed that several limbs had died and a lot of twigs had accumulated under the tree. He was a pretty good tree...
For more than 30 years, Patrick Crews has been working to make Troup County a better place to work, live and raise a family. His extensive business experience has fostered a commitment to seeking continued economic development opportunities to benefit...
As former co-chair of the West Point Lake Advisory Council, Patrick Crews is a long-time advocate for West Point Lake. He understands the role it plays in growing the local economy by creating jobs and economic value for our citizens. It is because of...
I am writing this open letter as I suspect over 98 percent of the people in Troup County are not vaguely aware of the egregious actions Patrick Crews, and his cadre of friends, did to my wife Ellen Gilmore.
Turnout for the Nov. 4 election is critical. The candidates that can get their supporters to the polls will fare well, but those that do not will lose. Again, turnout is key!