Your question: What is 2.5 percent? You say, 'not much'? Guess again.
Aprils past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1965.Front Page News
What exactly is a “Gospel Meeting”? It is what some call a “Revival” but we prefer the term “Gospel Meeting.” Here's why.
Waking up to a lawn that looks like a practice tee at a local driving range is not a pleasant experience.The holes dug by armadillos also damage ornamental plants and gardens. Just what exactly are armadillos doing here?
Coal mines were, and still are, a very dangerous place to work.
It was all I could do to read without getting sick at my stomach the latest two articles in the LaGrange Daily News written by John Tures who is a professor at LaGrange College.
WASHINGTON, Ga. — In the course of a year, I come this way quite often, mainly for commitments in Augusta, but I seldom pass through downtown without making an effort as I did recently. You travel east on U. S. 78 and the bypass keeps you from...
On the border of Georgia and Alabama, a strange thing took place on the 150th Anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Members of the local college and community gathered at the base of the flag pole, not to cheer President...
Help yourself! Help your Realtor! Help your pocket book!
As the 150th anniversary of General Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House in Virginia rolls around, some armchair historians and pundits are still battling over what the Civil War was about. It's time to go beyond the...
Editor's note: This column was originally written to run Sunday.
I am not a math wiz or an economist. Perhaps my approach to solving financial problems is rather simplistic. Still, I want to give it a shot. I understand that an entitlement program requires the government to continue paying people at a set rate...
I guess you have noticed that my “Life Is Good” articles are in the LaGrange Daily News.
It has been over a month since my second opinion column about the possible acquisition of West Georgia Health (WGH) by another healthcare organization was published. In the interim there has been no announcement by the Board of the West Georgia...
Aprils past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1940.Front Page News
As soil temperatures warm up and gardeners begin to plant their transplants and seed, the issue of how to control weeds often arises. A weed is a plant out of place so how do we control weeds in our garden?
The Georgia General Assembly concluded business this past week and while we were in session for just two days, they were very long days in an effort to complete important tasks.
“Now we'll show them!” The oppressed people, beaten down by so many empires, would have their day. The most powerful force anyone had seen in history, which had brutally occupied those poor people, would be humbled.
Aprils past, 100 years ago.From The LaGrange Reporter, 1915.Front Page News
In recent years there has been a lot of controversy over U.S. support for the mid-east nation of Israel.
Raised beds are a hot topic among gardeners. My grandfather used to say that the first step to be a successful farmer “is to farm land that has inherent fertility.”
The 2015 Georgia General Assembly session has just two days left and we are expected to adjourn Sine Die on Thursday, May 2. Consequently, a flurry of legislation will travel back and forth between the House of Representatives and the...
When tiny Sweet Briar College announced its closing, it was front page news. It was heralded as the beginning of the end for liberal arts colleges and single sex schools. But when the large Corinthian College system closed campuses across the...
Marches past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1965.Front Page News
So far, in our Thursday night class, “Introducing The Church of Christ,” we have covered topics on the promise of the church and its origin in the Bible. The lesson titles have been, “The Church Was Predicted By The Prophets,”...
I would rate the real estate market in Troup County at a B at this time.
Mandatory voting! Great. That's what we need – more people who have absolutely no idea what the issues are voting for who knows what reason.
With the legislature still in session, I thought of the old days and the old ways of the past when Georgia was a blue state, come hell or high water, and colorful politicians were always making the news whether they made sense or not.
Conservatives believe that Israel's Likud defeated the liberal Zionist Union, but the evidence shows that's not the case.
This column is primarily inspired by two recent letters my good friend Bob Snelling sent both urging action on what many of us feel are increasing attacks on our religious freedoms.
Last Friday was the 30th legislative day for the 2015 Georgia General Assembly.
What a fantastic evening at the LaGrange Museum! We were astonished at what an old feed store could become! The design was unbelievably creative thanks to our gifted architect Todd Stephens.
Marches past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1940Front Page News
“The Bible is the only book that is a safe and sure guide on any and all subjects 'pertaining to life and godliness' (1 Peter 1:3). This book is only intended as an incentive to the reader to 'search the scriptures to see...
As our temperatures warm up, so does our inclination to go out and work in the garden and the yard. We do have to be careful though.