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Contributing columnistWhat with TV shows devoted to celebrity genealogy and several websites offering families a way to build their family trees, many retirees decide to devote time to finding their roots. My mother was raised in Casey County, and she always said we were...
Benjamin Franklin once said, “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” Although Mr. Franklin spoke those words well over 200 years ago, the meaning still holds true today. For...
1911 George T. Thurmon, the electrician, has been awarded the contract for installing electic lights in the Methodist church. The contract calls for quite a lot of work, and the house will be equipped in the most modern manor. Mr. Thurmond is an expert...
Robert Gibbs, Obama’s former Press Secretary, made a statement recently, and I have an issue with the content. Gibbs was responding to a comment made by Sen. Rick Santorum regarding Obama’s “phony theology,” and I quote Gibbs:...
The United States Postal Service has been a central institution in our American experiment since the days of Benjamin Franklin and the Pony Express. Even in our technological society, getting a letter or card in the mail is a moment of joy. In smaller...
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Independence Day is a holiday that Americans celebrate as a birthday party for the country, and there is a lot of symbolism connected with this holiday: fireworks, the Declaration of Independence, the American flag, parades, outdoor barbecues, and the...
Back in May, the ABC news program 20/20 ran a segment that spurred some entrepreneurs in Lincoln County to begin a cottage industry that could make some quick cash, and possibly land them in jail. The news program documented how simple household...
Barbara Jean Hill Adams, 75, wife of Benjamin Franklin Adams, died Friday, March 11, 2011. She was born Feb. 16, 1936, in Lincoln County to the late George William and Ethel Belle Barlow Hill. She was a retired registered nurse and a member of Edgewood...
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Guest columnistLooking back more than a half century brings memories of importance to our American economy today. After World War II, we were locked in the Korean War. To rebuild our economy and help others worldwide, we employed proven fiscal policy. Americans never...
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Contributing columnistUpon receipt of the most recent edition of the AARP Bulletin it was impossible to ignore its Databank U.S.A. feature on State Deficits (their caps in all cases). With one quick glance it becomes profoundly apparent that our state houses have been...
The banning and suppression of books has been going on for several hundred years. Of course, prior to the invention of the Gutenburg press in the middle of the 15th century, books were relatively rare and reading was limited to royalty, the upper...
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