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
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.
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.
6:00 PM Aug 1, 2015
“Indecision may or may not be my problem.” — Jimmy Buffett
4:00 PM Jul 31, 2015
Here are the thumbs of the week
6:00 PM Jul 30, 2015
Cancer continues to affect lives. The disease doesn’t discriminate and is a familiar foe, one that often is difficult to overcome alone.
3:00 PM Jul 29, 2015
I was doing my hourly browse through Twitter yesterday and before I knew it, I found myself deep in thought.
2:00 PM Jul 29, 2015
It’s not a secret that Wilson County has some of the best schools in the state of Tennessee, as noted by its peers and parents alike. Within the county, there are two distinct school systems including the Wilson County School system and the Lebanon Special School District.
3:00 PM Jul 24, 2015
Hey, there. Am glad you read this column — and you will be, too. Know why? Because this is going to be the best column you ever read. Ever.
2:00 PM Jul 24, 2015
See who got thumbs up this week.
5:00 PM Jul 23, 2015
The last few days I have been unfortunate enough to come across many people on the roadways who simply need to go back to drivers ed.
6:00 PM Jul 22, 2015
If you know me, you know I hate to lose – at anything. However, I understand some things don’t require, or deserve, me to fully unleash my competitive spirit – such as pickup basketball.
4:00 PM Jul 21, 2015
This is the 400th column I’ve written on these pages. That’s almost eight years of weekly notes from the Southwest corner.
5:00 PM Jul 18, 2015
Editor’s Note: In honor of the start of school in two weeks, the following column was originally published in the Aug. 3, 2013 edition of The Democrat.
3:05 PM Jul 17, 2015
One of my favorite movie quotations comes from “Hoosiers,” the late 1980s film about a small Indiana high school which comes out of nowhere to win the state title.
2:05 PM Jul 17, 2015
Thumbs up to both first responders who helped save the life of Peyton Bogle, and to the Bogle family for making an extra effort to say thank you to those who responded to the incident. “Today they showed up at the station and he got to sit in the fire engine and blow the horn. It was a pretty cool moment,” Lebanon Fire Department Shift Commander Bobby Cawthon said. “It was a good moment for the guys because the last time they saw him he was in the ambulance headed to Vanderbilt and a lot of times that’s the last you see of them.”