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Tyrades! What Does the Future Hold for Church Attendance?

Are you a faithful Christian who is concerned about empty pews – and the steadily decreasing impact of Christianity on the social fabric? There’s good news about the Good News. After years of procrastination, I have stretched beyond my 600-word...

 

Tyrades! Ready for Tyree To Carve the Thanksgiving Trivia?

As your host, I have gathered a cornucopia of genuine Thanksgiving trivia, thanks to “Good Housekeeping” magazine and other sources. (Granted, “Good Housekeeping” reached its peak of relevance in the June Cleaver era. Today’s...

 

Tyrades! Have You Mailed Your Veterans Day Cards Yet?

Veterans Day parades? Veterans Day school essays? Veterans Day ceremonies on the courthouse lawn? Star-spangled Veterans Day memes on social media? Platitude-enhanced newspaper editorials? Sure, I’m familiar with all those expressions of...

 

Tyrades! Commercial Radio Turns 100: What Are Your Favorite Memories?

Did you realize that commercial radio got its start on November 2, 1920 when legendary KDKA (Pittsburgh) broadcast the results of the Harding-Cox presidential race? Almost overnight, radio transitioned from domination by ham operators to an actual...

 

Person of the Week: Lisa Rawdon

Name: A: Melissa (Lisa) Rawdon Age: A: 62 Q: How long have you lived in Hohenwald? A: 62 years Q: What did you want to be when you grew up? A: Nurse or teacher Q: Is that what you became? If not,...

 

Tyrades! Do You Have Unanswered Questions About Halloween?

I was trying to clear the cobwebs from my mind, and all I could find was random thoughts about Halloween (a.k.a. Hallowe’en, a.k.a. Allhalloween, a.k.a. All Hallow’s Eve, a.k.a. All Saints’ Eve, a.k.a. the Holiday That Is Bankrupting the...

 

Tyrades! What Shall We Say About 50 Years of Home Ownership?

This is a year of double milestones: my mother’s house turns 75 and (as of October 30) she will have been living there for 50 years. She grew up as part of an itinerant sharecropping family during the Great Depression, so I’m glad she has...

 

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My electronic key fob is putting more mileage on ME than on the car. For the past several months, I have tried to build up the nerve to do a thorough search of the contents of my trunk. I am hoping against hope that an overly sensitive trunk-release...

 

Tyrades! Are College Entrance Exams A Dying Breed?

My son Gideon has now finished both his ACT and SAT college entrance exams (scoring at an impressive percentile somewhere between “It’s …it’s…go ask my wife” and “Never you MIND what his father’s score was”), but I wonder if the...

 

Tyrades! Come on, get Happy: The Partridge Family at 50

Realizing that September 25 marks the 50th anniversary of the premiere of “The Partridge Family,” I am reminded that time moves more swiftly than a 45 RPM turntable. It seems like only yesterday that I was a fifth-grader and my mother was...

 

Tyrades! Who Can Turn the World on With Her Anniversary?

What were you doing the night of Saturday, March 19, 1977? Like 21.2 million other Americans, I was watching the final episode of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” Watching it and making a nerdy audio recording of it for posterity. Sure, I didn’t...

 

Tyrades! Inspirational Quotations: Are You for Them or Against Them?

One of the highlights of my 93-year-old mother’s week is when she receives an inspirational essay from a church lady (hi, Regina!) who maintains a mailing list for Special People. Yes, the world is flooded with anxieties, conflicts and doubts....

 

Tyrades! Will You Be Laboring on Labor Day?

For most of us, Labor Day will be an occasion for relaxation and contemplation. (And MORAL DILEMMAS, because our contemplation will be complicated by the fact that the little cartoon angel on our right shoulder and the little cartoon devil on our lef...

 

Tyrades! Ray Bradbury: Something Centenary This Way Comes

I was jealous of my wife a couple of years ago. Our son’s sophomore English class read Ray Bradbury’s cautionary novel “Fahrenheit 451” and she found the time to read along. My writing deadlines and regimen of prioritizing news and...

 

Tyrades! Is The 75th Anniversary of V-J Day the Last Hurrah?

My first knowledge of the War in the Pacific probably came from then-new episodes of “McHale’s Navy” and the 20-year-old “Made in Occupied Japan” dishware that my mother collected. Seemingly overnight, I find myself struggling to do justice...

 

Tyrades! Are Vertical Farms on the Up and Up?

When I was a carefree lad watching “Lost in Space,” the Robinson family’s high-tech hydroponic garden sounded neat. Now I worry that the science fiction program sowed seeds that are taking us too far away from our roots of harvest festivals...

 

Tyrades! Do You Have A Favorite Heat Wave Story?

Much of the nation is experiencing a prolonged heat wave, so of course your humble columnist counterintuitively conjures up WARM MEMORIES to comfort himself. When I was in college, I sometimes supplemented my income by helping my late father with...

 

Play Cool it with Cash!

Go to page B • 8 in our PDF to win some summer cash!...

 

Television Review: What Makes the Cast of Parks and Rec Special

If you asked me to name my favorite TV show of all time, I'm not sure I'd be able to narrow it down to one. But if you asked me to name my top five, I'm certain that Parks and Recreation would make...

 

Rock House Songwriters Night

After an arduous day of pushing tamps and pulling shots, the people of Rock House Coffee Company held another free event in support of the arts and culture in our community. The second monthly Songwri...

 

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