7:01 PM Nov 14, 2013
It’s a little like going to the dentist. For adult children, the prospect of having the “money talk” with our aging parents is something we know we should do, but we avoid it – even though it will most likely protect us from a lot of discomfort down the road.
8:10 PM Nov 13, 2013
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. shareholders sent a clear and direct message to Sardar Biglari on Tuesday: This isn’t just a run-of-the-mill operation.
5:43 PM Nov 12, 2013
It’s hard to think of two women in the music industry right now with a greater and louder impact than Katy Perry and Lady Gaga.
5:41 PM Nov 12, 2013
With the leaves changing colors and a little nip in the air, it’s a good time to go for a ride and enjoy the fall colors and all that this season brings. The month of November brings on the holiday season and the many reasons for us to be thankful.
9:00 AM Nov 9, 2013
Most days at 7:15 a.m., I’m just rolling out of bed with groggy eyes searching for focus to eagerly start another day. Yeah right.
8:31 PM Nov 7, 2013
I had the opportunity Thursday to attend Gov. Bill Haslam’s big education announcement at West Wilson Middle School on Thursday.
8:27 PM Nov 7, 2013
Hopefully by now everyone in Wilson County has picked out a favorite Veterans Day event to attend. Maybe for some it will be two or three.
11:28 AM Nov 6, 2013
Those of you who read my last column probably remember that I mentioned taking a camping trip last week with my husband. Well, color me wrong on that one.
6:32 PM Nov 4, 2013
In the Southwest corner, we are winding down from our Texas interlude after traveling to Austin a week before Halloween and left a day before the rites of scary.
12:22 PM Nov 2, 2013
So the end of the first nine weeks has arrived and what have we learned so far in kindergarten? I learned I now have a rep among the teachers at Castle Heights Elementary School, and things are much different from my days of watching Spot run.
5:47 PM Oct 31, 2013
One pattern that stands out for me is that as soon as the temperatures start to drop and the days get shorter, I tend to report a lot more house fires.
11:50 AM Oct 31, 2013
Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead has been both praised and criticized in this space in the past for some of the decisions he’s made for the city. The one he made Thursday was correct if for no other reason than simple fairness.
7:06 PM Oct 30, 2013
As far as I’m concerned, the holiday season begins Thursday. I know, it’s not really a holiday. Nobody even gets a day off.
7:04 PM Oct 30, 2013
It’s no secret the cost of living is growing each day. It can be seen in the grocery store, at the gas pump and in our utility bills.
7:25 PM Oct 29, 2013
I know just last week I educated you all on such a cheerful column topic a la the horror movie Carrie, but with Halloween in two days I find it kind of hard to stay away from the holiday.

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