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The King’s passing calls back a fond old family memory
The great bluesman B.B. King passed away Thursday at the age of 89. Learning of his death immediately transported me to a 13-year-old memory of going with my brother to see King perform at Viking H...
May 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time to hammer the point
I realized too late that my reference in last week’s column to repurposing CD containers as bagel storage devices could lead to big trouble — we’re talking about potential international incidents h...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edwards has served with integrity as court clerk
To the Editor: I want to express my support of Richard W. Edwards for re-election as Dickenson County’s Clerk of the Circuit Court. As a former Dickenson County clerk, I know the expectations and c...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Founding Fathers opposed to general warrants
Thursday, May 7 was the 64th annual National Day of Prayer. I attended a prayer service that day and, as I do often, thanked God for our blessings and prayed for the future of our great nation. May...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Millennials aren’t as smart as they think
Welcome to class, American millennials. Sit down and take notes — because you are in for a rude awakening. According to a report by the Educational Testing Service, you have “weak skills in literac...
May 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can you repurpose plain ol’ dirt?
The Little Ice Age is at long last behind us, and with the May sun climbing eagerly toward the summer solstice, we are ready to repurpose some dirt. That’s right. Tomato plants are going in the gro...
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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