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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, On July 15th, our county mayor published the ‘official’ position of mask wearing in Lewis County on the “Jonah Keltner - Lewis County Mayor” FB page. I have commented on this position numerous times in FB without any...

 

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

August is proving to be a hot month with temperatures in the upper eighties and nineties during the day and in the sixties at night, which is pleasant. There have been scattered showers around the area with intermittent patches of rain. That has been...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    July 30, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

It is about the same weather this past week as the week before, hot, and for the most part dry, but there were a few scattered showers in the area. The creeks in the area have been very popular as many take time for a dip to cool off and have some...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    July 30, 2020

Tyrades! Must We Live with One Foot in the Grave?

Tyrades! by Danny Tyree “Shower the people you love with love/ Show them the way that you feel.” – James Taylor With all due respect to the five-time Grammy Award winner, I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain and I’ve seen sunny days when I...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    July 23, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

It has been a really hot week, more like August than July, but really hot anyway. I hope if you are out much that you stay hydrated because many have suffered from not having enough water to drink and getting sick. Water is very important to our body...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: This letter is to thank the Hohenwald Post Office for their incredible solving of the case of the mysterious “run-a-way” newspapers (The Tennessean) which I should receive 6 days a week, but those pesky little devils seem to hide...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Is it the intention of Lewis County's local government officials to bankrupt and dispose of small businesses? Whatever happened to economic development? There are no signs of any major businesses moving in, so why are we small businesses...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    July 16, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

Several thunderstorms came through the area over the last week or two and some damage occurred with trees down and power outages in the community. On Sunday morning, there was lots of rain and thunder along with strong winds and trees down causing...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    July 16, 2020

Tyrades! Are You Fed Up with Anonymous Sources, Too?

What spoils even more evening meals than robocalls? How about newscasts with their endless stream of titillating revelations coyly attributed to “reliable sources,” “people close to the matter,” “people familiar with the situation,...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    July 9, 2020

Tyrades! Consumers, Do We Really Need All Those Choices?

Dear pandemic-battered readers, as you try adapting to the New Normal, just hope no diehards are waiting to confuse you with a plethora of ADDITIONAL configurations. It’s best just to suck it up and accept the NEW Normal rather than navigating a...

 

The First Amendment, Black liberation and you

The First Amendment has had a landmark year — and it’s only June. The devout invoke religious freedom while debating whether it is appropriate to ban in-person religious services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The socially conscious assemble to pr...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    July 2, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

I want to wish everyone a very happy and safe July 4th. Our country needs the prayers of all who believe in our nation and in God. Our nation is facing some trying times, but it has in the past and survived. We can do it again by electing leaders...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    July 2, 2020

Tyrades! Where Does Your State Rank on The Patriotism Scale?

The personal finance website WalletHub recently released its ranking of the “patriotism” of all 50 states. In an era of toppled statues, kneeling athletes, microaggressions, border wall controversies and globalist agendas, trying to define and...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    June 25, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

This is the beginning of summer and the temperatures show that to be true. The days have been in the upper eighties and low nineties and nights have dipped into the fifties a few times and low sixties other nights. The waterways and creeks have been...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 25, 2020

Tyrades! Do You Treasure Your Prom Memories?

My wife and I experienced some vicarious living when our son Gideon (finishing up his junior year of high school) attended the senior prom. (Yes, VICARIOUS living. It’s not like we got him out of the house, jumped with glee and yelled, “Date...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    June 18, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

This has been another week of summer weather with the nights being in the upper fifties and days into the eighties and low nineties. The humidity for the most part has been low, making for great days and a beautiful time to see the sights of the...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 18, 2020

Tyrades! Can We Discontinue the "World's Greatest Dad" Scam?

Speaking as a father (“What -- am I made of money? Go ask your mother! When you have your own roof, you can make your own rules! No, my abs aren’t flabby, they’re just meditating…”) No, this could go on forever. Start over. Speaking as a...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    June 11, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

It was a wonderful week for farmers who were working in hay. May could have been a little cooler, but it was dry and that is what it takes to get hay cut and ready to put in the barn or storage area. There were many who were doing just that. I know...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 11, 2020

Tyrades! Have Nature's Screechers Ever Invaded Your Home?

A man’s home is his castle – but sometimes the crocodile in the moat decides he wants to try out the bathtub instead. At my day job working in Inventory Control, one guiding principle is “a place for everything and everything in its place....

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    June 4, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

Still summer-like temperatures in the daytime but nights have been in the fifties which seems to make beautiful mornings with the fog laying in the bottoms and over the waterways. Then the sun breaks through and washes it all away to reveal the...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    June 4, 2020

Tyrades! Which Songs Make You Cry?

“Late at night when it’s hard to rest/I hold your picture to my chest/ and I feel fine, I feel fine/But it’s a rainy night in Georgia…” – written by Tony Joe White and performed by Brook Benton. I need your input. I know this is a...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    May 28, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

It is beginning to be more like summer have been. Temperatures in the upper seventies and eighties in the day and staying in the sixties at night. Of course, this brings many of the young and young-at-heart to the creeks for a dip, especially after...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    May 28, 2020

Tyrades!

One of the most awkward, self-conscious incidents in my life occurred when I was shopping with a group, and one of my companions blithely continued browsing long after the store doors were locked. I have done assembly-line work, junkyard work and...

 
 By Dorothy Warf    Opinion    May 21, 2020

Gordonsburg/ Little Swan News

The temperatures have been more like summertime and it really feels good. Of course, when it gets really hot, we will be saying it is too hot. It is just human nature to not be satisfied with what we have at least for the most part. If the rain...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    May 21, 2020

Tyrades!

One of my biggest pet peeves: people who can’t hold up their end of a conversation. Oh, I’m not saying that every single human being is obligated to bring jaw-dropping factoids, whimsical quips and provocative perspectives to every mundane conver...

 

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