8:00 PM Feb 27, 2015
As I sit typing this, it is eight below zero with 6 inches of snow outside. I don’t live in Alaska; I live in Indiana. Most people of the northeastern United States would gladly trade our 6 inches of snow for what they have on the ground in a heartbeat. Winter, for the most part, seemed to be a mild one until the calendars turned to February.
7:00 PM Feb 27, 2015
I’m not into the ‘church thing’ because there are so many hypocrites.” “If they can make it into heaven with the hatred they have for other people, I know that I’ll make it in.” These and many other statements and sentiments are expressed by people who have given up on religion and more specifically Christianity. Why?
4:00 PM Feb 27, 2015
Representatives of my daughter Heather-Ashleigh will be in the office today selling Girl Scout cookies. Of course, no one should feel any pressure to buy from her just because she’s the boss’s daughter. I know there’s a rumor going around that Roberts was fired last year for not placing an order, but that’s not true. He was fired for wearing a suit on casual Friday.
3:00 PM Feb 27, 2015
Last year, Gov. Bill Haslam made a significant investment in the future of Tennesseans when he signed the Tennessee Promise program into law. This program, which offers future graduates of any Tennessee high school the opportunity to receive two years of community or technical college tuition-free, will surely open doors for thousands of young men and women to get the education they need to start their careers and find good-paying jobs.
2:00 PM Feb 27, 2015
Thumbs up to Wilson County Sheriff’s school resource officers and Mt. Juliet High School faculty who surprised Remmington Caldwell with tickets to WWE Monday Night Raw and other gifts Monday at the high school.
6:00 PM Feb 26, 2015
OK, hopefully this will be the last time I am writing about the lovely weather Mother Nature has chosen to drop in Middle Tennessee.
10:00 PM Feb 25, 2015
Find sweet and sour citrus fruits in season this winter. It may seem unlikely, but bright, fresh citrus fruits – including lemons, oranges and limes – reach their peak in the blustery winter months.
6:00 PM Feb 25, 2015
Former NFL coach and ESPN analyst Herm Edwards was absolutely correct when he said the reason athletes/coaches play the game – to win.
4:00 PM Feb 25, 2015
Wilson County Schools Deputy Director Mickey Hall is right. Making the decision to close Wilson County schools is not an easy one, and there is more that goes into it than many people realize.
10:00 PM Feb 24, 2015
We are all desperately seeking warm weather and are over this cold. With only a couple more weeks of winter left, there’s no need to go out and buy brand new winter outfits for your closet.
6:00 PM Feb 24, 2015
The world keeps catching me up with myself in the Southwest corner.
3:00 PM Feb 24, 2015
The Tennessee General Assembly has a lot on its plate this session.
10:00 AM Feb 23, 2015
We’ve written extensively about role models over the years.
8:00 PM Feb 22, 2015
On New Year’s Eve, a Metro police car ran a red light. The guy in front of me braked and I did, too, but I hit his back bumper.
10:00 AM Feb 22, 2015
United Ways across the state of Tennessee have been involved with helping to push the recent Governor’s Healthier Tennessee Initiative, so this week an update seemed appropriate since so many of us have been trapped inside for the better part of the week.