6:00 PM Apr 18, 2014
You can’t help but love Twitter sometimes. And cellphone cameras. They both have provided an immeasurable number of talking points – and punchlines – in recent years.
5:00 PM Apr 18, 2014
Thumbs up to Lebanon High School Career Technical Education graduation coach Joe Murphy for being named Wilson County Teacher of the Year last week at a banquet to honor him and the other 27 teachers of the year at Cumberland University. Thumbs up also to W.P. Bone III and Bob McDonald for organizing and sponsoring the event for the past 16 years.
6:00 PM Apr 17, 2014
It appears that Nashville’s other professional sports team is now searching for a new coach.
9:00 AM Apr 17, 2014
Local runner Josh Erhard is still running, and it’s likely he won’t stop soon.
9:00 AM Apr 16, 2014
Less than two minutes is all it takes to potentially give a 5-year-old girl who suffers from a rare disease and her family a life-changing event in their lives.
6:00 PM Apr 15, 2014
As spring stretches into the reality of real spring, both back home and in the Southwest corner, Maureen and I prepare for our trip east.
2:00 PM Apr 12, 2014
“Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.” — Martin Luther King Jr.
6:00 PM Apr 11, 2014
I was glad to see that the filmmakers of Heroes Behind the Badge decided to make a second installment of their documentary.
2:00 PM Apr 11, 2014
Thumbs up to Mt. Juliet High School teacher Edward Johnson after 37 years of service to Wilson County schools and 50 years in education. The Wilson County Board of Education honored Johnson with a plaque at its meeting Monday night.
6:00 PM Apr 10, 2014
OK, so, I’ve written in this column before about my (borderline) obsession with all things J.R.R. Tolkien. Well, Tuesday the second installment of the Hobbit movie trilogy was released on DVD.
6:00 PM Apr 9, 2014
Sunday marked the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards live in Las Vegas, and with more than two dozen performers, and hosts like Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, it was not to be missed.
6:00 PM Apr 8, 2014
Hummingbirds have become an attraction for us in the Southwest corner.
6:00 PM Apr 3, 2014
Well, it appears that Mother Nature has decided, at least for a couple days, that it can finally be spring. I am very happy about this. It is a little weird to be wearing capris the first week of April, but I'm not going to complain.
9:00 AM Apr 3, 2014
Did you know that more than 3,000 people were killed and 421,000 people were injured nationwide in crashes involving distracted driving? Those numbers might seem far-fetched, but in fact those numbers reflect that damage distracted driving caused nationwide in 2012.
9:00 AM Apr 2, 2014
Sometimes problems are a good thing.
6:00 PM Apr 1, 2014
Forty-three years ago, I was shocked to learn my priorities for a newspaper didn’t necessarily jive with everyone else’s desires.