9:30 PM Aug 7, 2015
Millions of people around the globe call themselves Christians.
8:30 PM Aug 7, 2015
As a child, my brother tried to warm up an unopened Pop Tart in the microwave, and it lit up like the Fourth of July Why? Pop Tarts aren’t designed that way.
5:00 PM Aug 7, 2015
I would venture to say that you probably love at least one person — hopefully a lot more — very much. So much that it even sometimes hurts. And they love you back. Warts and all.
4:00 PM Aug 7, 2015
Local schools’ success catching attention
8:00 PM Aug 6, 2015
James B. (Jim) Hawkins is a general practice and public interest law attorney based in Gallatin. 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. You can call (615) 452-9200 to suggest future column topics.
7:00 PM Aug 6, 2015
Dave Ramsey is America’s trusted voice on money and business. He has authored five New York Times best-selling books. The Dave Ramsey Show is heard by more than 8.5 million listeners each week on more than 550 radio stations. Dave’s latest project, EveryDollar, provides a free online budget tool. Follow Dave on Twitter at @DaveRamsey and on the web at daveramsey.com.
4:00 PM Aug 6, 2015
We are once again nearing one of my favorite times of the year. It’s time to play some football.
7:00 PM Aug 5, 2015
Prepare for the most flavor with herbs. There are three ways to release the most flavor from fresh herbs. Chopping is one, bruising is another and heating is a third way.
6:00 PM Aug 5, 2015
This week was proclaimed National Farmers Market Week by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack. Secretary Vilsack announced that 8,144 farmers markets are now listed in USDA’s National Farmers Market Directory, up from about 5,000 in 2008. The directory is published online at farmersmarkets.usda.gov.
3:00 PM Aug 5, 2015
This time last year, I was following future Lebanon High School valedictorian Griffin Duvall around high school for his first day. I didn’t shadow anybody this year, but I still found myself inside school buildings and impressed with what I saw.
2:00 PM Aug 5, 2015
Gen. Hatton deserves to be honored, and his rightful place is in the center of our town.
4:30 PM Aug 4, 2015
A room addition on a house in beautiful downtown Gladeville turned into a disaster last week.
4:00 PM Aug 4, 2015
Saturday afternoon, my wife and I retreated to our courtyard with appetizers and cocktails.
3:00 PM Aug 4, 2015
Amid all the controversy over the recent push in New York and elsewhere for a $15 minimum wage, it’s important to remember the big picture. In the decades after World War II, the United States had powerful policies and popular movements that lifted up working men and women. A third of employed Americans were members of unions, and a pro-worker lobby pushed Washington to raise the minimum wage to more than $10 in today’s dollars.
2:00 PM Aug 3, 2015
CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley often closes his half-hour newscast with a positive, pick-me-up story. Often it’s reported by Steve Hartman in his feature called “On the Road.” The story is usually a heart-warmer, perhaps a reunion of long-lost family members, a youngster overcoming some dreaded disease by sheer determination or someone simply going the extra mile for someone else. The viewer can’t help but smile, and occasionally wipe a tear away.
10:00 AM Aug 3, 2015
What do you do when your partner opens a no trump and you have five hearts and plan to bid two diamonds to transfer him to hearts and the pesky opponent bids two diamonds in front of you?

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