5:00 PM Jun 18, 2015
Dave Ramsey gives financial advice
4:00 PM Jun 18, 2015
It’s been one of those weeks this week where my sports team has decided they want to contribute to me having serious medical issues.
2:00 PM Jun 18, 2015
This week of June 15 is being celebrated all over the civilized world as the 800th anniversary of one of the major events in human history -- an event that has led us to this moment when we could even speak honestly of “civilization.”
10:00 PM Jun 17, 2015
First things first, keep the pan hot! The technique of stir-frying relies on browning to impart flavor to both the protein and vegetables. To do this, it is necessary to keep the pan hot. This can be done by:
9:00 PM Jun 17, 2015
The cattle market continues to be strong. We have not experienced a down side to the market in quite some time. Cattle producers continue to remark on the record prices they are receiving. Someone said recently that if cattle producers cannot realize a profit currently, then they really need to explore another enterprise.
4:00 PM Jun 17, 2015
Coming from Bonnaroo, the last thing I want to do is be a part of anything negative. However, after much debate, I feel the need to address recent comments made by Arthur Laffer, former Ronald Reagan administration cabinet member and world-renowned economist, during a luncheon recently in Lebanon.
8:00 PM Jun 16, 2015
Last week was a busy week for the music industry in and around Nashville. Many of our friends from “The Glade” and Wilson County are involved in the business. Thousands of country music fans converged on Nashville from all over the world. Almost 100,000 rock and roll fans poured into a cow pasture down near Manchester, Tenn. for the big three-day event known as Bonnaroo.
5:00 PM Jun 16, 2015
It came in the mail a week ago. It was rather innocuous, a standard 10x12 padded yellow envelope, sent by UPS. I thought it must be another cooking or sewing book Maureen ordered on the Internet or perhaps one of her friends sent a thoughtful gift.
4:00 PM Jun 16, 2015
One question we often hear is: “Is college affordable?” I believe the answer for most Americans is, “yes.” For millions, two years of college is free. For most students, four years at a public university is affordable and these include some of the best colleges and universities in the world.
1:10 AM Jun 16, 2015
This time of year there is so much going on, but one of the most common things to happen in June, July and August are weddings. There are always many weddings to attend during the summer months, and you always want to know what to wear and to look appropriate for the occasion.
3:00 PM Jun 15, 2015
Poet George Herbert once remarked, “One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.” A local businessman and father of four children said, “I believe that it takes a village … but the village cannot replace a father.”
8:00 AM Jun 15, 2015
Here are four questions from Mike Lawrence, and I confess I missed all four. My partner and I both would answer No. 4 as I did, so there.
10:00 AM Jun 14, 2015
Are we a charity or a nonprofit? Is there a difference you ask? Charity is both a noun and a verb. For some reason I’ve never liked the term charity. I prefer to think of United Way as an investment resource. We help people invest in their communities, in their neighbors and in themselves.
4:00 PM Jun 12, 2015
I’m old enough to remember when computers were small enough to fit into a large room. And both my parents, knowing my interest in computers, wanted me to learn something called “binary code.”
5:00 PM Jun 11, 2015
When it comes to the topic of mental health most seem to shy away from the conversation. It is no different here in Wilson County than anywhere else.
10:00 PM Jun 10, 2015
It’s “fly swatter season” in Wilson County. I have noticed that fly populations are trending upward. Warmer weather and rain showers help make for the perfect “fly breeding haven.” Flies are not just irritating but can cause production losses in cattle.
9:30 PM Jun 10, 2015
According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Unattended cooking is responsible for the majority of fires in the kitchen. You can prevent kitchen fires by taking these steps.