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The recent school board meeting raises major red flags for our county. As a county commissioner and someone who has been apart of school board and city council meetings, I have never seen any of these bodies of government post 4-5 signs during a...

 

Letter to the Editor

We’re becoming a nation of soothsayers, crystal ball gazers, and now independant paparazzi wannabees. Each one believes their story is the equalizer for a life well lived. The “white noise” has “verbal soot” saturated in it. When did “protest...

 

Letter to the Editor

I really felt saddened by the passing of Sheriff department’s Investigator Bradley Lawson & my sincere condolences for his family & to our Sheriff department’s loss of a true public servant. In 2021, I had a dispute with my neighbor’s contr...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    April 10, 2024

Tyrades! Noisy restaurants: yea or nay?

A recent Wall Street Journal article provided food for thought about the decibel levels in restaurants. According to the article, in 2023, audio data from the app SoundPrint found that 63 percent of...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    April 4, 2024

Tyrades! Ever have a work spouse

You probably have quite a few co-workers with whom you exchange chitchat, banter and superficial observations on current events. (“I fervently believe both Hamas and Putin could be nullified simply b...

 
 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    March 14, 2024

Tyrades!: What Does Spring Break Mean To You?

You probably crave a break from my patented “sour grapes” routine, but we must face facts: spring break (a.k.a. Easter break, a.k.a. mid-term break, a.k.a. “unwind, rejuvenate, have fun, but don’t...

 

Letter to the Editor: Clyde Webb

This letter was originally published in the Nashville Tennessean in the 1950’s-60’s. As I think of the terrible slaughter of our American people on the highways I am reminded of the words spoken by Solomon, The wisest man who ever lived, “Wh...

 

Letter to the Editor: Marsha Perkins

We’re reminded; the Founders concluded our Constitution would only work for a religion and moral population. Many choose biblical stories, popular to recite, that others admire and applaud. Famously is the “good samaritan” exploit. It’s easy to clai...

 

Why Should the State Tourism Department Records be Secret?

By Deborah Fisher An often quoted phrase related to open government is one by Louis Brandeis, an attorney and associate justice on the Supreme Court whose work and writings spanned the late 19th and early 20th centuries. “Sunlight is said to be t...

 

Letter to the Editor

Free speech my foot! Our lost language. It’s like, I mean, you know, I have a feeling. I’m like thinking, it’s like a free world out there. I have like a friend, who like, wants to like see this movie, but I’m like, I’ve already seen it. Should I...

 

Letter to the Editor

Our roadsides I just came back to my house on Mt. Joy, from taking a walk to my brother’s and back home. The Lord has given all of us such a beautiful, breezy day, with sunshine and seventy degree weather. The purpose of my walk was to enjoy the d...

 

Letter to the Editor

Sometimes we all forget what the true meaning of Christmas really is. It’s the birth date of our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ. It’s also a time of giving thanks to those who have also touched our hearts. Tracie Lomax did just that tonight (De...

 

Letter to the Editor

An Open Response to MLEC about Wireless RF Smart Meters This is a response to an interview/article published in the Lewis County Herald on Oct. 20, 2022, with Keith Carnahan, President and CEO of MLEC. MLEC has received many emails and phone calls...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am firmly convinced that most people don’t follow politics that closely. Most feel that as long as they’re not directly removing money from my wallet, who cares, right? As we draw nearer to, quite possibly, the most important mid...

 

Letter to the Editor; Jan Tache

Our MLEC Co-Operative turns out to be much less than a co-operative. Without any notification or explanation, it is quietly planning to install Radio Frequency (Wireless) smart meters in our County and the five other counties they serve. They’ll begi...

 

Letter to the Editor; Nagy

Dear Editor, In response to Melanie S. Kupfer’s, (HCBS Services Coordinator) Letter to the Editor regarding the unprecedented raid on a former Presidents home by the FBI, I would like to quote some facts first and then ask a question. ‘Even if Pre...

 

Letter to the Editor; Johnson

I have recently been made aware that MLEC is in the process of replacing current advanced (digital smart) meters for RF (radio frequency) advanced (digital smart) meters in all five counties it services, currently in Hickman County. They plan to star...

 

Melanie S. Kupfer's Letter to the Editor

This is in response to the statement Senator Marsha Blackburn put out on August 8, 2022 and published in the Lewis County Herald August 11, 2022. First, I would like to clarify that Mr. Trump is the EX-President of the United States. As a member of...

 

Letter to the Editor; Dale Floyd

As a local business owner, paying county property taxes, city property taxes, county business taxes, city business taxes, franchise and excise taxes, garbage taxes, wheel taxes, gas taxes, telephone taxes, cable taxes, and sales taxes, I...

 

Letter to the Editor; Thank You so very much to the MLEC linemen

Dear Editor and Community, I want to give a big Thank You so very much to the MLEC linemen who rush out after their regular work hours and risk their personal well being to get the power back on for all of us, whether the outage is caused by...

 

Letter to the Editor; The Ineptitude of the Bureaucracy

Whenever a business decides that another department of employees is vital, they tend to search out candidates with previous experience, or education, in the requisite field in order to lend credibility to the position and guarantee success....

 

Letter to the Editor: On the Subject of 5G

Many of us here have serious concerns about the ongoing rollout of 5G in Hohenwald and Lewis County. These concerns fall into three main areas that I hope we will all think about. 1. First, 5G is an invasion of our property, an unseen trespass of the...

 

Letter to the Editor; Nancy Nagy

Dear Editor, Since Tennessee is increasingly becoming another home of the U.S. Auto manufacturing industry, trade between Canada and the U.S. is now vitally important to Tennessee as it is to Michigan. The Canadian Freedom Truck Convoy has clearly...

 

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