As our nation sits down to a table filled with food on Thanksgiving Day, each of us should thank God for our blessings and give to those less fortunate. I am always thankful for our military, serving both here and abroad, so that we can have freedom, not only to serve God, but to live a life…

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In this last episode of our Coach's Corner series, sponsored by First bank, Ernie and Mark Pemberton reflect on the Golden Eagles 10-2. Wrapping up the show with a slideshow of shots from the 2020 season. Congratulations Eagles on a successful season! Go Eagles!

If I could snap my fingers and my kids automatically know, understand and live a certain principle, it would probably be the idea of personal …

I had not intended to make this a complete “Oktoberfest” column this week, but once I got started with all the delicious German dishes it was …

I was thinking this week about how cooking is somewhat like clothes. What I mean by that is as the seasons change, we tend to choose different…

Many people have heard the riddle, “What is black and white and read all over?” The answer is the newspaper, and Rhea County has had some type…

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September is now a memory, and now that Fall has begun, thoughts will soon begin to focus on the holidays, and many of you have mentioned that…

Just like outside, there are signs of Fall in the column today. You will see what I mean when you read through the column. Today there are a c…

If you have ever witnessed a fire you would know that it can be a destructive force which can destroy life and property, putting everything an…

Late summer and early fall seems to be a time for remembering and reflecting, and with that in mind, this week’s column is a little different …

Sometimes, it’s really hard to practice what we preach. As seasons of life change, I’m finding myself doing things I said I’d never do as a pa…

The month of September is beginning, and all of us are wondering where the year has gone! We usually see the stores with Halloween and Christm…

Richard’s Note: I was saddened to hear this week of the passing of Doyle Argo, for a kinder, gentler man I have never known. A couple years ag…

If you have ever driven through the western part of the state of Tennessee, you may have seen fields white with the growth of cotton, or even …

As a follow-up to the diabetic recipes I had in last week’s column, Sue Wilkey from Dayton Mountain sent me three delicious favorites of hers.…

From our early days of Rhea County history we find information relating to the importance of water in the lives of our early settlers. Water w…

For this week I had planned a different set of recipes, but it seemed that everywhere I went last week, people were asking about diabetic reci…

Isn’t it encouraging when you hear someone say exactly what you’ve been saying all along? You feel validated, and finally appreciated.

William Gibbs Allen wrote a great deal of history relating to Rhea County and the War Between the States. One could only imagine what his writ…

The column this week will take you to many parts of the world—from Italy and sunny Mexico and Germany as well as down to the Deep South. The r…