6:00 PM Jul 10, 2014
I’ve grown up hearing the phrase “laughter is the best medicine” so many times I could never count them. But I think there is some truth to those words.
6:00 PM Jul 9, 2014
The June-July period is an excellent time for sports.
3:00 PM Jul 9, 2014
In situations such as the one where a director of schools admits in an open meeting he drank a beer and drove his county-issued vehicle home and reaches an agreement to part ways with his position he took less than a year from being hired, it’s safe to say new leadership is a welcome sight.
6:00 PM Jul 8, 2014
Fittingly, I am writing this on Independence Day in an idyllic setting aptly named the Valley of the Moon, getting away from life as I have recently known it.
5:00 PM Jul 5, 2014
Jared Felkins
“This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one, which will make them rich indeed.” — Patrick Henry
6:00 PM Jul 3, 2014
Well, this past week in my sports world has been an up and down roller coaster ride. First, there was the dramatic win last Wednesday for the Vanderbilt Commodores in the College World Series that secured the first ever national title for a men’s sport at the school.
3:00 PM Jul 3, 2014
Thumbs up to former Mt. Juliet High School standout pitcher Taylor Hill for being called up to play for the Washington Nationals.
6:00 PM Jul 2, 2014
We know I love to talk about my unwavering affections for all types of shows in every genre, but rarely can we turn our televisions to a channel and know, without a shadow of a doubt, that something good will be waiting.
6:00 PM Jul 1, 2014
As many of you read this column, I will be about 30,000 feet somewhere between here and the Southwest corner.
1:00 PM Jun 28, 2014
“My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including Fourth of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand.” — Frederick Reines, American physicist
6:00 PM Jun 27, 2014
The Supreme Court Wednesday decided a case that I believe will become known as a landmark case.
3:00 PM Jun 27, 2014
Thumbs up to detectives from Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department and 20th Judicial Task Force agents for taking down a significant marijuana growing operation worth an estimated $160,000 last week. Officers seized more than 200 marijuana plants at various stages of growth, lights and other equipment needed to grow the plants. They also seized seven vehicles, one loaded gun and a large amount of cash believed to be proceeds from marijuana sales. A father and son were charged in connection with the case.
6:00 PM Jun 26, 2014
As I have mentioned in this column in the past, my husband and I decided to save ourselves quite a bit of money a few months ago by getting rid of our satellite service.
6:00 PM Jun 25, 2014
There’s a plethora of singing and talent competitions out there, there’s no argument about that.
6:00 PM Jun 24, 2014
There is no dateline here because my sister Martha, brother Joe, and I are back in Lebanon to put some periods at the end of an era.
3:00 PM Jun 21, 2014
I don’t take many vacations. In fact, I can probably count on one hand the number of vacations I’ve taken since college.
6:00 PM Jun 20, 2014
As an art buff, I like to keep up with what’s going on at Nashville’s Frist Center for the Visual Arts.