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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...

 

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...

 

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