5:00 PM Jul 3, 2015
Thumbs-up to the Fourth of July, which will mark the 239th birthday of this country. It’s been a busy time lately, with issues like the Confederate flag and same-sex marriage dominating the news lately. But never forget that we’re all Americans, we all have a stake in doing what’s best for our fellow Americans, and at the heart of it all, we’re the ones responsible for making sure our country has another prosperous 239 years. And with that, enjoy the fireworks and be safe.
4:00 PM Jul 3, 2015
It was a little more than two years ago, that rainy day at Cedars of Lebanon Park.
4:00 PM Jul 2, 2015
Have you ever had one of those days where you just are feeling down and don’t know what to do about it?
6:00 PM May 26, 2015
Often, I go into the weekend mulling over possibilities for this column and come up empty until the last moments before deadline.
3:00 PM May 22, 2015
Thumbs up to Grant Gustafson and his family who were visited by volunteers with Lowe’s Heroes on Tuesday, with the makeover expected to be completed Wednesday.
6:00 PM May 21, 2015
This weekend for many people marks the kickoff of summer and lots of family barbecues.
6:00 PM May 20, 2015
“A fault is formed in the Earth’s crust as a brittle response to stress. Generally, the movement of the tectonic plates provides the stress, and rocks at the surface break in response to this,” according to E-education.edu.
6:00 PM May 19, 2015
As I begin this column, I wish I were home but then recall Brenda Callis’ words on a trip to the Southwest corner several years ago.
6:00 PM May 16, 2015
The quality of life in Wilson County has proven to be an invaluable asset for recruiting new businesses and residents. In fact, many would argue that our county is already “head and shoulders” above most counties in Tennessee.
4:00 PM May 15, 2015
Thumbs up to the 514 students who graduated from Cumberland University with 392 participating in the commencement ceremony Saturday.
6:00 PM May 13, 2015
I have only known Pat Wylie, Mumsy, for the last four years.
6:00 PM May 12, 2015
In a note to Andrew Maraniss, the author of “Strong Inside,” I wrote I could write about my contemplations about his book for a long time.
6:00 PM May 9, 2015
“Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.” — Aristotle
6:00 PM May 8, 2015
Earlier this week Tennesseans proved their generosity, raising more than $2.5 million in 24 hours for 755 nonprofits.
3:00 PM May 8, 2015
Thumbs up to the Relay For Life of Wilson County, which held its annual Relay for Life Survivor Brunch on Saturday to honor and celebrate cancer survivors while also remembering cancer victims.
6:00 PM May 7, 2015
Well, the 2015 draft is over, and the Tennessee Titans are welcoming some promising young talent. I am hopeful that these new faces will help make an impact for a team that was, let’s say, lackluster, last season.
6:00 PM May 6, 2015
This May could possibly be the best month in my life. Every May is special for several reasons, but this one has the makings of the greatest month ever.