9:00 AM Dec 30, 2013
By now, Christmas is but a distant memory in many minds, but my head is still spinning. And the lone question I keep asking myself is, “What was I thinking?”
9:00 AM Dec 30, 2013
There is certainly reason for celebration this week as we say goodbye to 2013 and usher in the New Year.
9:00 AM Dec 28, 2013
Anyone searching for some good news in these last few days of 2013 can look no further than some recent headlines.
6:00 PM Dec 27, 2013
There’s a phrase that’s stuck with me for years: If you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans.
6:00 PM Dec 26, 2013
This time of year for many people is when they begin making New Year’s resolutions.
9:00 AM Dec 26, 2013
Call it a knee-jerk reaction or a mindful evaluation of the situation, but Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. pulled some Duck Dynasty merchandise from its stores’ shelves Friday amid controversy created by the popular show’s patriarch Phil Robertson and his comments to GQ magazine.
6:00 PM Dec 24, 2013
There’s no dateline here because I’m back in Lebanon, not exactly for Christmas, because we are renewing a family tradition in this year of change.
9:00 AM Dec 24, 2013
The following is the second chapter of the gospel of Luke from the New Standard Version of the Bible. We hope everyone has a Merry Christmas.
7:30 PM Dec 21, 2013
“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” — Charles Dickens
4:55 PM Dec 20, 2013
“The right to swing my fist ends where the other man’s nose begins.” – Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
9:00 AM Dec 19, 2013
This week the Lebanon City Council took the first step in increasing the city’s purchasing limits and power with a vote of 5 to 1 in favor of seeking the state’s permission.
6:00 PM Dec 18, 2013
Over the weekend Beyoncé did something completely unprecedented. And that’s saying something considering she basically invented the word in the music industry.
6:00 PM Dec 17, 2013
In case you haven’t noticed, a great deal of these columns dwell on change.
9:00 AM Dec 17, 2013
With every new Christmas season, it would seem that the level of difficulty increases when one tries to get in the Christmas mood. From the hustle and bustle associated with shopping for that special gift to the long lines waiting at check out – it becomes increasingly hard to stay merry.
6:00 PM Dec 14, 2013
Last week’s Sports Illustrated magazine ran a feature on Jack Pinto, whose promising life, along with those of 25 others, were mercilessly and inexplicably snuffed out one year ago this morning in what had been considered one of the most innocent of places – an elementary school.
9:00 AM Dec 14, 2013
After last Wednesday’s whirlwind tour of the vast facets of educational opportunities in Wilson County, there is little doubt we are fortunate.

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