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Meet John

Meet John

on October 14, 2018, 5:44 AM / in People

 During the spring of 2016, John started having difficulty breathing and soon developed a constant discharge from his nose. Throughout the summer, his parents, Elizabeth and Justin, would take the young boy to the doctor, but the symptoms wouldn’t disappear. The family ultimately visited an ENT, who ordered a CT scan. That’s when doctors discovered a rare cancerous tumor in […]

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“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

“YOU SHALL GO TO WORK”

on October 5, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

As Abraham Lincoln’s station in life slowly improved over that of his poor relatives, Lincoln was frequently called upon for assistance. He always displayed a keen interest in the welfare of those who had been close to him in his youth, especially his stepmother, and gave liberally to their aid from his limited means. The following letter to his step […]

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Final Swing

Final Swing

on September 28, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, International News, National News, People, State News

Good morning, it’s Thursday, September 28, 2017. On this date in 1941, Boston Red Sox star Ted Williams had a decision to make: To play or not to play? His team was on the road, about to take the field for a double-header against the Philadelphia Athletics. It was the last day of the season and neither the Red Sox […]

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sand and water

sand and water

on September 23, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

By Rory A very special thanks to Jackie for reminding us…… “I will see you in the light of a thousand suns… and I will hear you in the sound of the waves …Solid stone is just sand and water baby… sand and water and a million years gone by” Joey’s family came here to Tennessee last weekend.   Her mama […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on September 23, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“…The Bill of Rights is a literal and absolute document. The First Amendment doesn’t say you have a right to speak out unless the government has a ‘compelling interest’ in censoring the Internet. The Second Amendment doesn’t say you have the right to keep and bear arms until some madman plants a bomb. The Fourth Amendment doesn’t say you have the […]

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The leaves will change and they will fall

The leaves will change and they will fall

on September 18, 2018, 6:30 AM / in Opinion, People

Fall is coming and the leaves will change and they will fall Hopefully snow will greet us during the holiday time. Not too much of course. Even the animals find this time of year hard to resist. The dogs tend to run more. Once again God and his ultimate grace will show us the beauty of the season. Hopefully we […]

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Prayer for Pastor Brunson and his wife Norine.

on September 17, 2018, 6:23 AM / in People, Religion

I have a short, but urgent prayer request: pray for Pastor Andrew Brunson, who remains in Turkey as he awaits trial on false charges of espionage. A note was passed to me from a member of Pastor Brunson’s family. As you may recall, Pastor Brunson was recently released from prison but placed under house arrest in Turkey. There are reports […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on September 11, 2018, 7:54 AM / in History, People

“yes boys and girls… and leftists, we have the right to free speech, but only if it fits the leftists narrative, doesn’t show their stupidity and ignorance and most importantly doesn’t hurt their fragile little egos.” Kris “Tanto” Paronto Kris “Tanto” Paronto is an American author and speaker as well as a former U.S. Army Ranger and CIA security contractor.[1] Paronto is […]

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‘I Dream of Jeannie’ Star Dead at Age 91

on September 9, 2018, 6:51 AM / in People

By Dawn Geske  Bill Daily, known for his role as Major Healey on the 1960s hit sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie,” has passed away at the age of 91, People magazine reported. Daily, a comedic actor, also had roles on “The Bob Newhart Show” and “Alf.” Daily played Major Healey — the wacky best friend of NASA astronaut Anthony Nelson played by the […]

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Burt Reynolds, star of film, television and tabloids, dies at 82

Burt Reynolds, star of film, television and tabloids, dies at 82

on September 7, 2018, 7:17 AM / in People

By JOHN ROGERS  |   The Associated Press Burt Reynolds, the handsome film and television star known for his acclaimed performances in “Deliverance” and “Boogie Nights,” commercial hits such as “Smokey and the Bandit” and for an active off-screen love life which included relationships with Loni Anderson and Sally Field, has died at age 82. His death was confirmed Thursday by […]

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Sundays With the Sentinel: Ken Hucherson: I am Second

on September 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Kenneth Lee Hutcherson (July 14, 1952 – December 18, 2013) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League and senior pastor at Antioch Bible Church in Kirkland, Washington, where he had been since 1985. His nickname from his NFL days was “The Hutch”. Hutcherson died on December 18, 2013, after more than a decade-long battle with prostate and bone cancer.[1] Ken Hutcherson was survived by his mother, […]

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What were you doing 62 years ago today?

on September 6, 2018, 10:19 AM / in People

What were you doing 62 years ago today? Today is one of those days that lives forever in my mind – like my birthday – Pearl Harbor Day – Sept 11th – and other memorable dates. As I was waking up I was thinking of where I was 62 years ago.  I was sitting with my fianc`e, his brother and […]

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firekid’s “Boomerang” Featuring Rory Feek Captures Life in the Moment

firekid’s “Boomerang” Featuring Rory Feek Captures Life in the Moment

on September 3, 2018, 8:34 PM / in People

boomerang A couple weekends ago, we finished playing our last show for awhile here in the concert hall at the farm. All in all, we’ve done ten concerts in the barn since April and it’s been so much fun to be on stage here at home sharing songs and telling stories like Joey and I used to do together, and […]

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The Long Count

on August 30, 2018, 8:12 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, August 30, 2017. In yesterday’s missive, I wrote that heavyweight boxer Gene Tunney knocked out Jack Dempsey to win the title and retired undefeated. This statement was a work of art, of sorts: two historical errors in one sentence. So let’s get this out of the way now, with a nod to astute readers Richard Freiman […]

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Cause Celebre

on August 29, 2018, 8:51 AM / in History, People

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Fifty-five years ago today, an impressive collection of Hollywood stars made their way back to Los Angeles. These A-listers had come to the nation’s capital in support of civil rights. At the March on Washington, some had performed songs, others had given interviews, and all had listened to Martin Luther King Jr. and […]

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Looking for the Balance Between Life and Business: The Moment When You Need to Stop

Looking for the Balance Between Life and Business: The Moment When You Need to Stop

on August 29, 2018, 5:58 AM / in People

By Sharon Rondeau  |   The Post and Email One very sensitive woman named Bronnie Ware was a carer for elderly people. Based on her observations, she wrote a book “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying.” The author claims that most people regret that they worked too much. This is especially true of men who “deeply regret that they spent most of […]

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Neil Simon, prolific playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 91

Neil Simon, prolific playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner, dies at 91

on August 27, 2018, 6:29 AM / in People

“For almost half a century, his comedies have offered light at the end of whatever dark tunnel America has found itself in,” John Lahr wrote in 2010. NBC News Neil Simon, the prolific American playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner, died early Sunday morning in New York of complications stemming from pneumonia, according to his publicist. He was 91. Simon began […]

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McCain’s Final Resting Place

McCain’s Final Resting Place

on August 27, 2018, 5:52 AM / in People

Former Presidents George W. Bush and Obama are expected to eulogize the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) this weekend. McCain will lie in state in both Arizona and the nation’s capital as part of events that end with his burial at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., on Sunday, Sept. 2 (The Hill). McCain, a decorated Vietnam War hero, […]

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Senator John McCain, ex-POW and Political Maverick, Dead at 81

Senator John McCain, ex-POW and Political Maverick, Dead at 81

on August 26, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran unsuccessfully for president as a self-styled maverick Republican in 2008 and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday, his office said. He was 81. McCain, a U.S. senator from Arizona for over three decades, had been battling glioblastoma, an aggressive […]

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Perfect

Perfect

on August 23, 2018, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

“A man could spend his whole life searching for the perfect petal and it would not be a life wasted” It’s Monday night and I am sitting by the PC writing to you as I always have for 20 years. I will turn 65 in a couple of months, and I thought that I would leave you with something of myself. When […]

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