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Dear Editor: I live on the corner of FM 1452 and Highway 21. During the last month, three dogs have shown up here. The first dog appeared around March 31 — a tiny Chihuahua running around on … more
Apparently there will be even more lawsuits facing the Trump administration, because, apparently some government workers feel they should be allowed to make their own decision on their work, and not … more
Here we are at the start of another year. The old guy tottered off, and the baby is a couple of days old. If you’re like me, you look forward to a new year with promise, feeling that the … more
There’s a thing that’s going and growing in the country that you may have heard of — Trump Derangement Syndrome. It’s had other names, such as Bush DS, Palin DS, etc. — pretty much … more
There’s a little something for everyone at Vintage Finds, located on the west side of the square in downtown Madisonville.  Whether it’s a taste of something new, like the olive oil made … more
The events in Charlottesville, Va., are squarely in the realm of horrific, heinous and reprehensible. If you’ve been living under a rock, essentially, a rally by white supremacists, which was … more
I wanted to share this story with you this week, I hope you enjoy it and understand just how much God loves you. From her bedroom window, Rebecca eyed the children playing in the snow enviously. … more
By a show of rolled eyes, how many of you out there reading this are surprised in the least that the Senate, in all of its infinite majesty and wisdom, failed to pass a repeal of the Affordable Care … more
Congratulations to two of our outstanding Madisonville Citizens, Dawn Knight and Chief Herbert Gilbert for winning the Madison County Chamber of Commerce Man and Woman of the Year Award. Also doing … more
I’ve always enjoyed reading social media posts of my friends and family. It helps me keep up, keep grounded, and touch on things like the political mindset of those in my circle. Last week was a … more
Dear editor: I am writing this letter to publicly thank the staff at CHI Madisonville St. Joseph Health Center Emergency Room. Recently, while putting metal siding on a shelter for our donkeys, … more
Here’s a small representation of the headlines that were on different “new” sites on the Internet last week: Book pushes to spread benefits of pot legalization nationwide Lawrence: Trump … more
This is a continuation of folks’ memories of learning drive.  It also keeps alive the names and memories of those who have gone before us. I hope it brings you some smiles.  Trent Curtis. I … more
While the country continues being in the throes of figuring itself out, and all the foofaraw about President Trump and his manic march to Armageddon (darn those tax cuts), we pause to return to an … more
Found out Thursday afternoon that a paragon of 1970s cinema, and certainly an example of rampant masculinity, Burt Reynolds, passed away at age 82. Reynolds was the quintessential man’s man, … more
The biggest question in my mind in the latter half of election week was not how Texas Republicans could lose long-time seats in the House to Democrats, or why Ted Cruz didn’t have a better … more
Dear Editor: As cofounder and an active participant in Rufus Refuge, a local animal rescue that has rescued 941 cats and dogs in the last two and a half years, I want to address the issue of … more
2 Corinthians 9:6-8 says, “Remember this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.  Each person should do as he has … more
Just as many of you did, I enjoyed the July 4 celebration at Lake Madison. Having grown up the son of an Air Force enlistee, the Fourth of July always was a serious, special time, given that … more
All over America people have allowed attending church services on Sunday to become an “option”. They have replaced that time of worship and renewal with worldly pleasures and they have put God on … more
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