4:00 PM Sep 30, 2015
“If you admire somebody you should go ‘head tell ‘em. People never get the flowers while they can still smell ‘em.” –Kanye West, “Big Brother” Regardless how you feel about Kanye West, he’s made relatable music throughout his career and this quote from his third album always makes me pause and think. One question always comes to my mind when I am thinking about the quote. Why is something so simple hardly done?
10:00 PM Sep 29, 2015
The Glade has recently experienced an increase in traffic accidents. We had two tractor trailers turn over within a half of a mile of each other on the same day. Signs have been put in place to help keep the trucks off the narrow roads. For the most part these signs are ignored.
4:00 PM Sep 29, 2015
I am not fond of Monday morning quarterbacks, nor do I ordinarily find it useful to think about “what might have been.”
3:00 PM Sep 29, 2015
To the Editor: I would like to make a couple of points regarding Dean Fox’s piece in the Lebanon Democrat on Sept. 25.
2:00 PM Sep 29, 2015
To the Editor: As I was reading Dean Fox’s editorial concerning conservative politicians trying to go around the recent court ruling on same sex marriage and perhaps use the 10th Amendment to support their efforts I kept telling myself that this seems familiar.
2:00 PM Sep 28, 2015
School days are here again. When school teachers ask for help today, many are really wanting to know how mentally and emotionally to survive the day. In some cases, knowing the subject matter is secondary to managing crowd control. A friend of ours works across the street from a “last stop” high school for children who have been booted out of their original school.
4:00 PM Sep 27, 2015
A pair of Tennessee Republican lawmakers are marching down the same path to legal defeat trod so many times before — nullification.
3:00 PM Sep 26, 2015
Republicans who want to abolish the filibuster in the U.S. Senate are Republicans with short memories.
8:00 AM Sep 26, 2015
Have you ever noticed that many of the same items go on sale at the same time each week in the store ads? However, careful observation will often show you a small variance in price at different stores even though the item is drastically reduced.
9:30 PM Sep 25, 2015
I am a Jesus pusher. To push Him is to push happiness. He does not give me happiness; He is my happiness.
8:30 PM Sep 25, 2015
I love baseball. I love the smells of a freshly oiled glove, the grass of the outfield and the dirt as it flies around you after a good slide.
7:00 PM Sep 25, 2015
See who got a thumbs-up this week.
3:00 PM Sep 25, 2015
“This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in pursuance thereof; and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the United States, shall be the supreme law of the land; and the judges in every state shall be bound thereby, anything in the constitution or laws of any state to the contrary notwithstanding.” — United States Constitution, Article Six, Clause 2
10:00 AM Sep 25, 2015
Do you know anyone who is selfless in his or her giving and community spirit? Maybe there’s a senior who goes way beyond the normal volunteering efforts. Perhaps you know someone who saw a need in our community and decided to do something about it not for money but for the good of Wilson County and their neighbors and friends.
8:00 PM Sep 24, 2015
James B. (Jim) Hawkins is a general practice and public interest law attorney based in Sumner County. This column represents legal information, and is not intended to take the place of legal advice. All cases are different and need individual attention. Consult with a private attorney of your choice to review the facts and law specific to your case. To suggest future column topics, call (615) 452-9200.
7:00 PM Sep 24, 2015
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3:00 PM Sep 24, 2015
As Wilson County students begin a new school year, returning to the classroom can signify many new challenges and many new opportunities for all students both young and old.