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With the return of baseball, albeit a little shaky due to COVID-19, we have somewhat come full circle in one respect. As the first games of the truncated season were televised, broadcasters were calling the games from remote locations. The Fox network carried the first national game with lea…

Let me be clear from the start. I am no fan of the judicial philosophy of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

We are indeed living in strange times. Not very long ago wearing a mask into a store was forbidden. Now, you will be forbidden entry in many stores if you don’t wear a mask.

Christianity has a long history say some. It has been twisted, abused and accused of some of the worst things imaginable. But is that fair? Today, there are multiple forms of Christianity. Two important classifications are Cultural Christianity and Biblical Christianity. For the confused rea…

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My grandfather’s generation retired with it, my father’s generation had it taken away from them, or frozen, and the chances of my generation ever seeing one is slim to none outside of working as a state employee. Unfortunately, pensions are becoming a thing of the past. The dream of working …

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Congratulations Class of 2020! You’ve accomplished your first longterm goal and are on your way to accomplishing many others. 

Well, now what? That question has been a common one since the world was paralyzed due to the worldwide pandemic that is COVID-19. International travel ground to a halt. Schools, churches and business closed. The economy of the United States tanked and the death toll of the pandemic has surge…

I watched a video of the killing of George Floyd. I watched him beg to be allowed to breathe. I watched as he pleaded with officers to help him, to stop killing him. I heard bystanders plead, argue and demand the officer on his neck stop hurting him, stop crushing him, stop suffocating him t…

It’s budget creation time in Grainger County. It will be a time of anxiety and anticipation, particularly for citizens who will wait to learn whether another property tax increase will be necessary. 

Isn’t this interesting? Two states that have permitted mail-in voting for no particular reason recently held special elections to fill vacant Congressional seats. In each situation, Republicans flipped seats that had previously been held by a Democrat.

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The Class of 2020 has reached a milestone, but won’t be recognized in a traditional manner. There will be no awards banquets, prom or even a typical graduation ceremony. If a traditional ceremony does come to fruition, there will have to be restrictions in place that have never been consider…

Being a mom is a hard job. It’s often thankless, and sometimes discouraging. Some mothers seem to have it all together, while others may feel as though they’re barely keeping their heads above water.