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Columns

SMITH: Phyllis George set the standard for broadcasting

News of the death of Phyllis George, the pioneering women’s sportscaster, was such a downer, cutting to the quick, and bringing about deep and abiding ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:14 pm

Columns

Losing a friend, but not the years of memories

In the last couple of years, there was a call from my best friend growing up with a bad news message.  There were no good ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:39 pm

Columns

Life is still good

F or the record, I am not one to challenge the experts. I am wearing a mask, washing my hands frequently and practicing social distancing ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:46 pm

Opinion

Take a look at life after the COVID-19 pandemic

Last weekend, for the most part, was pleasant and I am grateful. Sunny days with a benign early morning chill. I built a fire to ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:16 pm

Columns

Sam Pitmann climbs the ladder

Like coaches everywhere, Sam Pittman, at this juncture on the calendar, expected to be up in the morning, out on the job and working like ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, April 15, 2020 3:57 pm

Columns

Fond memories looking back on Masters’ Weekend

With Masters weekend coming up in April 1960, a friend and classmate, Carey Williams, Jr., looked me up with the news that he had an ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, April 10, 2020 5:45 pm

Columns

Master’s week

On Sunday, I took pause in my closet and raked my hand across a row of short sleeve shirts which I had planned to take ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 6:17 pm

Columns

Humble masterpiece

If a college professor were to ask a classroom of students, and I’m talking about some of the brightest on campus, about haywire, barb wire ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 5:47 pm

Columns

The legacy of a great fisherman

It would be easy to say that as soon as he learned to walk, a boy named Stu Apt, met the sea which became love ... Read more

by Loran Smith, Friday, April 3, 2020 4:56 pm

Columns

When Saturdays mattered most

A good book can take you back to simpler times, allowing one to explore yesteryear when life was different and much less complicated. Read more

by Loran Smith, Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:59 pm

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