4:30 PM Oct 28, 2013
Halloween is a time when starry-eyed children transform into superheroes, princesses, ghosts, goblins and the like for one night all for the quest to fill bags and plastic Jack-O-Lanterns full of candy.
4:28 PM Oct 28, 2013
Back in May, Jared Felkins, director of content (nee editor) of this newspaper, politely replied in the negative when I asked if he would be okay with my putting poetry in my columns.
3:45 PM Oct 25, 2013
After 13 years, I think I’ve got this marriage thing pretty much figured out.
6:51 PM Oct 24, 2013
As a native Tennessean, I never really had a whole lot of exposure to it growing up – I remember a few “big” snows in my younger years, when we got maybe 6 inches or so.
6:21 PM Oct 24, 2013
Students at Lebanon High School, Mt. Juliet High School and Wilson Central High School started last Friday encouraging their communities to back them with a simple request that now appears could lead to a significant pay day.
6:07 PM Oct 23, 2013
We’d like to thank everyone for the outpouring of support we’ve experienced the last few days and we’d also like to share a few things we’d like the public to know about New Leash on Life, also known as the Humane Association of Wilson County:
6:06 PM Oct 23, 2013
There’s little doubt not every high school graduate has both the means and desire to move on to a college or university. And that’s where the Tennessee College of Applied Technology becomes an option.
3:02 PM Oct 23, 2013
It’s my favorite time of year. We are now in the midst of the World Series, also known as the Fall Classic. I happen to be a Cardinals fan, so of course I’m ready to fall into the recliner and cheer them on from the living room.
6:31 PM Oct 22, 2013
Over the weekend I got back in to the swing of things. I went to a movie for the first time in a few months, which is a lifetime in my eyes.
6:27 PM Oct 22, 2013
No one should simply shake their head and sadly lament the horrific story of child abuse that afflicted Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s 2-year-old child.
6:25 PM Oct 22, 2013
The Wilson County Commission was wise to defer a plan that would have effectively eliminated about $35,000 annually from New Leash on Life’s budget Monday.
9:34 AM Oct 22, 2013
This could be a shock to friends back home in Lebanon, but I am giving up baseball, or at least my San Diego Padre season tickets.
9:30 AM Oct 22, 2013
In the English language, there are two words that, when used together, can foster unity, joy, and a spirit of togetherness between parents, teachers and children. These two words describe an event that almost everyone can agree is fantastic, well-timed and much-needed. These two words, synonymous with happiness, are “Fall Break.” Unless you're me, of course. I sort of hate fall break. Not because I'm some sort of school-loving break-hater, but because I love these breaks a little too much.
10:08 PM Oct 19, 2013
There’s at least one major irony that came from the federal government’s recent shutdown. After all, isn’t the term government shutdown ironic in and of itself?