Just to make sure that no one misread the headline, it says “Putting Christ Back In 'Christian,'” not “Christmas.”
Decembers past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1964.Front Page News
VILANO BEACH, Fla. — You may have heard the bad news about the health of the old Swamp Fox, Marion Campbell, the one-time head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons – twice – but now there is some very good...
(Editor's note: This letter is in response to a letter that appeared in the July 19-20 edition.)
Dear editor,I was pleased to hear you had been named editor of the LaGrange Daily News. You seem to have good credentials and have been raised and educated in our community – a real plus.
As Christmas approaches my title seems to have extra relevance because for many this is the primary time they think about Christianity. I am the first to admit that those who call themselves Christian cover a spectrum from self-justification for...
With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it's sometimes easy to forget our furry, four-legged friends.Hundreds of dogs and cats are euthanized every year due to lack of shelter and appropriate care.
Years ago I said “I do” with a smile and now 45 years of faith, hope and an abundance of love have followed us.
Market Watch columnist Brett Arends wrote that China has surpassed America as the number one economy, a move he claims may lead to a collapse of U.S. political and military hegemony. But does China truly have the strongest economy in the...
Decembers past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1939.Front Page News:
Georgia may have to change the emblem on the state license plate from the “Peach State” to the “Blueberry State.”
While I was out of town for several weeks I was warned that Bill Gilmore and Tommy Callaway had written letters to the Editor critical of me among others just prior to the November 4th elections. Once I got home and read them my first thought was to...
The U.S. Senate just issued a report that said torture doesn't work. It confirmed a mountain of research from academics over the years that reached the same conclusion.
When Atlanta Braves' outfielder Jason Heyward was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals, writers focused primarily on his offensive numbers, either touting his potential to do better, or knocking his inability to live up to early...
He had just graduated from Harvard Medical School and had driven to his home town of Emerson, New Jersey, heading to his parents' home.
Over the past two years, names like Trayvon Martin and Ferguson, Missouri have grabbed headlines, while an emailer keeps sending me news clips where a black campus officer killed a white student at the University of South Alabama.
With the high school playoffs reaching the semi-finals this weekend, there is that reminder that no level of football is more important than the prep level where coaches are more than coaches and kids play for fun – for the most...
One of our favorite hymns to offer up praise to God is “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty.”
Decembers past, 100 years ago.From The LaGrange Reporter, 1914.Front Page News:
House plants make great holiday gifts, but gift givers should be careful to make sure their gift plant is healthy. Otherwise, that cheery Christmas cactus or festive fern can turn into a pot full of heartache by mid-January.
As most Americans log on after a long holiday weekend from work, they are eager for all kinds of sales and savings. They probably aren't thinking about cyberterrorists, rogue states and great powers eager to take the U.S.A. down a peg or two.
With a farm background, there has always been that warm affection for home cooked meals. Having grown up with simple tastes, there was nothing that could top a menu that included peas, butterbeans, mashed potatoes and fried chicken.
While One was weeping, Spirit stepped in front of him as he leaned into the Presence. Spirit gently pushed One backwards out of time-space into his throne and knelt at his side.
It's becoming clear to political observers that Libertarians are emerging as a key swing vote, if not an official party.
A few years ago, one of our college librarians remarked that she wished had something to be thankful for.
“Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city.” (Revelation 22:14, NKJV)
(This fifth weekend in November gives us the opportunity to bring you a round-up of items from anniversary years that were omitted because of lack of space.)
Are you looking forward to the holidays?
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.