Father’s Day

It's time for men to step up

As Father’s Day approaches this weekend, it’s a good time to reflect on the critical role fathers play in the life of their family as well as our country.

Editorial cartoon 6-13-19

My plan for improving education

As elected officials at the State Capitol continue to fight amongst themselves on how to achieve what some of them call “betterment” in public education, I think I have a solution that’s superior to the ominous, excuse me, omnibus education bill.

Editorial cartoon 6-6-19

A look at violence in schools

My senior year at Spencer High School was an eventful one, and not always in a good way.


Young men sacrificed to change the world

Seventy-five years ago today, the world was changed by a band of frightened, wet young men who had the prayers of the free world behind them.

Remembering Reedy in 1930

Roane County Clerk Charlie White grew up in Reedy.

The facts

Christians bear the brunt of persecution

Distressing revelations of Christian persecution around the world and at home often are downplayed by the media in the name of political correctness.

Editorial cartoon 5-30-19

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