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 By Danny Tyree    Opinion    May 6, 2021

Tyrades! How About Celebrating History's Unsung Mothers?

Since you asked, my niece Claire is expecting her first baby in August. Her sister Emma is expecting her second child in October. I have faith that both young ladies will someday earn a spot in a Hall of Fame for Mothers. Alas, history is littered...

 

Letter to the Editor: Betty Turnbow

The Lewis County Education Fund has helped a number of the Lewis County High School graduated pursue their educational goals over the years. The Turnbow family wishes to thank our family and friends for their generous donation to support a...

 

Letter to the Editor: Barbara J. Hinson

In the April 15th issue of the Lewis County Herald there was an article about the Lewis County Library and Archives being selected as one of the four runners-up in the 2021 American Library Association Penguin Random House Award for Innovation. This...

 

One Day At A Time

Well it is a beautiful spring morning here in our little valley, the sunshine is warm, and there is a gentle little breeze blowing and a beautiful blue sky. The cats have all ate their breakfast and are now running and playing. The birds seem very...

 

Letter to the Editor: Patty Crews

I never thought I’d see the day They call it taking a knee, No respect for Old Glory And sometimes none for you and me. I never thought I’d see the day Abortion on demand Precious life given by God, Taken away by man. I never thought I’d see...

 

One Day At A Time

Well it is a quiet and peaceful morning here in our little valley. The sun is shining down and feels so warm. The cats have had their breakfast and are laying in the warm sunshine. The birds are all singing and I even saw a butterfly. I think everyon...

 

Letter to the Editor: Harry Crist

Do you ever sit back and wonder what happened to the days gone by? What happened to playing games int he yard with kids int he neighborhood, riding your bike, fishing and hunting with Popa? What has happened to respect not only for your elders, but r...

 

Letter to the Editor Correction: John Baker

In my Letter to the Editor a couple of weeks ago, an honest typing error was made (my handwriting is not the best in the world.) The error was, Donald Trump - President in Fault! It should have read, Donald Trump - President in Fact! John...

 

Letter to the Editor: Wesley Carroll

“O Biden, Where Art Thou?” While this is not the exact title of one of the best written movies of my generation, the sentiment seems to reverberate throughout my oversized head these days. I find myself wondering why our current president has...

 

Letter to the Editor: John Baker

Dear Editor, The United States is not a Democracy, it is a Republic. When asked what kind of country we have, Benjamin Franklin said, “A Republic, if you can keep it.” Our Pledge of Allegiance states, “and to the Republic for which it...

 

Letter to the Editor: John Jorgensen

Dear Editor, I would like to offer my sincere appreciation to MLEC for their outstanding service during this recent cold weather period. We live in a remote area of Lewis County and are at the end of the grid. During this period, with minor...

 

Letter to the Editor: Melanie S. Kupfer

Dear Editor, This is a very trying time for the United States of America. A decision needs to be made whether or not a former president can be held accountable for his actions after he leaves office. Our Senators, Marcia Blackburn and Bill Hagerty,...

 

One Day At A Time

Well, it’s a cold wintry morning. I have my hot coffee and a good warm fire going. The house is so comfortable. The cats are snuggled back in their bed on the porch for a long winter cat nap. And I’m watching for the snow. I guess we all still ha...

 

Letter to the Editor: Wesley Carroll

Mr. Editor, I would like to enter an opinion (simply that of a concerned citizen of this wonderful community, state, and these great United States) in response to Ms. Kupfer’s letter published in an edition of the Herald a couple of weeks ago. Ms....

 

Lend a helping hand

Well, there is a light rain falling, cool but not bad cold to be winter, but heavy rain is on the way. Got a warm fire in the old heating stove, a cup of good hot coffee, the cats have eaten and they are snuggled back in their beds for a nice cat...

 

Facing Up to the China Threat

By Brian T. Kennedy, president of American Strategy Group The following is adapted from a speech delivered on September 29, 2020, in Rapid City, South Dakota, at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar. Reprinted by permission from Imprimis,...

 

A Season of Love

By Grace T. Tarrant, 18 years old Christmas is the time of the year that the birth of our Lord is focused upon. We read the story of His birth, and contemplate on what it means to us today. We feel His love and know He sent His son for us. Around...

 

Gordonsburg/Little Swan News

The weather has been the talk of everyone around since the rain on Thursday when a partly warm day with sunshine took a turn to the rainy side and cancelled the Christmas Parade for that night. The parade was rescheduled for Tuesday night. Let us...

 

Letter to the Editor: Harry Crist

It’s time to brace yourself. January 20, 2021 our country as we know it is about to change! The left is going to try to abolish all the rights so many of us have fought and died for. Little by little they will all begin to disappear. To the folks...

 

Letter to the Editor: Tom Kilpatrick

Letter to the Editor Healthcare in Hohenwald I have lived in Hohenwald now for five years and it is becoming increasingly clear that although there is relatively good clinical healthcare on a day to day basis, there is a serious failing. I understand...

 

Let's Give Thanks

Thanksgiving is the unofficial beginning of the Holiday season and it has different meanings to each of us. For most it is being with family and friends, having too much delicious food, and watching s...

 

Letter to the Editor: Jack Cothran

Dear Editor, Donald Duncan and I (Jack Cothran) were reminiscing about high school, our time in service and others who have proudly served in the military. Reflecting back we had stressful and somewhat divided stands on political issues, especially t...

 

Letter to Editor from Monier Ibrahim

To: Keith Carnahan, CEO of MLEC; County Mayor Jonah Keltner; City Mayor Danny McKnight; and MLEC board members. Dear Sirs, I passed the state inspection to have a service release at 110 Dr. Ibrahim Lane in Summertown. I live outside city limits...

 

Letter to Editor from Bob Berry

Boat Launching Stopped - Revenue Lost Several years ago, the Murphy Bridge was replaced over Buffalo River on Napier Road. The new bridge is a little higher than the old bridge. When they built the new bridge they were determined to prevent boaters f...

 

Letter to the Editor: Nicholson

Dear Editor, It has been quite a year! You would have to live under a rock not to hear and see all the crazy going on in our nation. Quite sadly, many are ill informed and just parrot propaganda, which inundates social media, mainstream and...

 

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