Thursday, October 14, 2021
On Saturday, Aug. 21 the town of Waverly and many nearby areas were devastated by a flood that claimed 20 lives and millions of dollars in property damage.
Saturday, October 09, 2021
Every year or two, my late grandfather, Herod Brim, would make a trip in his 1951 GMC pickup truck from Brim Hollow all the way to Willette in Macon County to get a load of cook-stove wood.
Cooking has never been my thing. But seeing as I had three children to raise and they’d all claim they were hungry at least three times a day, I grudgingly became a chef.
Monday, four dozen Chinese military aircraft flew into Taiwan’s air defense zone, climaxing a weekend of provocations that saw nearly 150 sorties of China-based fighters and bombers.
Saturday, October 02, 2021
Sen. Joe Manchin III on Wednesday outlined — yet again — why he won’t support the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion reconciliation package, outraging progressives who already think that number is too small. They can huff and puff all they want, but they won’t blow down the West Virginia Democrat’s ho…
Thursday, September 30, 2021
For centuries up to and including the 20th, Europe seemed the central pivot of world history.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Walk around a supermarket in the U.S. or Europe and you will see some empty shelves once more. This isn’t due to people panic-buying toilet paper, as they did early on in the pandemic; rather it’s because supply chains are clogged at almost every stage between Asian factories and grocery sto…
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Since day one, President Joe Biden has been clear that the only way to defeat covid-19 — and protect the American people and the U.S. economy — is to defeat the virus both here at home and around the world. Our most powerful weapon in this fight is safe and effective vaccines.
For all the passion that has surrounded abortion, the public’s view of the issue has remained remarkably stable in the nearly half-century since the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision established that a woman has a right to terminate her pregnancy.
In a diplomatic coup, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a deal last week with the U.K. and U.S. to have those Anglo-American allies help build a nuclear-powered submarine fleet for Australia.
Saturday, September 18, 2021
For years, Democrats have talked about allowing Medicare to negotiate prices for prescription drugs, just as government health insurers do in other countries. Simple market logic would suggest that the current system, in which Medicare is barred by law from negotiating, is utterly absurd.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Thursday, September 09, 2021
“He may be an SOB, but he’s our SOB.”
Saturday, September 04, 2021
Thursday, September 02, 2021
Arthur L. Tepper, 86, of Mt. Juliet, TN passed away on Sunday, Aug. 29.