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History Minute de Soto Part Two

Mar 04, 2015 4:07am

The exciting conclusion of the Hernando de Soto series. Well, maybe it wasn’t so exciting for de Soto.

Hernando de Soto was a veteran explorer of the New World by 1539. Based on his fortune...

Pervasive Parenting

Mar 04, 2015 4:07am

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Mary’s Meanderings

Updated: Jan 27, 2015 12:34pm

I remember how special I felt as a second grader, raising my hand in anticipation and being chosen by my favorite teacher, Miss Minton, to come up front and lead the class in songs taught to us....

Time for Late Season Duck Hunting

Jan 21, 2015 4:07am

It’s the last few weeks of duck hunting season. The last thing you do is lay back and slack off, this is the time to push and push hard. This time of year I like to hunt both the Mississippi and...

You can’t die until the government says so!

Jan 21, 2015 4:07am

The carefully planned death of a young woman who moved to Oregon to take advantage of that state’s law permitting the suicide of terminally ill patients has once again raised the issue of the...

Going or Staying

Jan 21, 2015 4:07am

Whether you call it a Go-Bag, a Bug Out Bag or a Get Home Bag, the intent is the same; to survive when things get all shaken up. Each of us packs a bag of things we think we will need when either...

Pause to Reclect On MLK Day

Jan 21, 2015 4:07am

As the nation honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we should pause to reflect on his ideals and vision for America. We all know King’s work in the cause of civil rights, but his call...

The Trouble with Nature

Jan 21, 2015 4:07am

I read with interest the article about the geese problem at Jack Nolen Lake. It brought back memories of a duck problem the Hughart Family had. It seems that my brother-in-law, J.M., was visiting...

Progress with bills at the Capitol

Jan 21, 2015 4:07am

By the end of the first week of the 2015 Regular Session, House members filed over 80 bills. Bills that have been introduced impact everything from taxes to technology. It is becoming very clear...

Say it Loud

Jan 21, 2015 4:07am

I would like to talk a little bit more this week about Konner’s vocalization. Last week I wrote about how he was talking to the computer and how that is a form of socializing. One of the main...

Tax Cuts on the Table

Jan 15, 2015 12:56pm

As we head into this next Regular Session, you will begin to hear a great deal of discussion on tax cuts and the financial needs across our state.

Now may be the perfect time to give you a...

Mary’s Meanderings

Jan 15, 2015 12:56pm

For those of you who haven’t picked up the Farmers’ Almanac, calculated for the year 2015, let me be the first to send you another page of delightfully chosen amusing anecdotes, wise old weather...

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