GUEST COLUMN: President Wilson signed law authorizing organization in 1916
Perhaps more remarkable than our longevity is the fact that, over the course of a century, Farm Credit has largely operated under the radar in the world of privately owned financial institutions.
OPINION: For now, Donald Trump is the man to beat on the Republican side of the presidential race
Trump’s appeal won’t last. But the prejudices that are animating so many GOP primary voters are more enduring. And that’s where party leaders need to start their work.
OPINION: Rookie chief stands firm in face of commission interrogation
New Albany Police Department Chief Michael Persley earns respect in his first public challenge on the job.
OLD ROCKER: Check your knowledge of No. hits in the 1050s
The Isley Brothers recorded their second single, “Shout,” on July 29, 1959. The song did not achieve great chart success, but would sell more than 1 million copies and became a rock classic.
FEATURES COLUMNIST: Insomnia leads you to the strangest places
For millenia, residents of an isolated island have held the world at bay.
HISTORY: Walt Disney's theme park, Disneyland, opened in July 1955.
Walt Disney was inspired to create a theme park while watching his daughters ride a merry-go-round.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Excellence is a habit, not an act
Adopt these seven habits of fit people to realize your individual goals of a healthier body.
OPINION: The entire Muslim community should not be vilified over the acts of a few monsters
Domestic killers like Dylann Roof, the white supremacist gunman in Charleston, are far more common than foreign-inspired assailants like Mohammad Youssef Abdulazeez, the Chattanooga shooter.
OPINION: Illegal marijuana farms are uprooting ancient trees, draining streams
When California legalized the sale and production of marijuana, there were no major agribusiness firms that had ever been part of the tokin’ culture. Instead, pot outlaws that had been illegal for years were now legal, but with that old outlaw mentality.
OPINION: The lot of a peacemaker is a lonely one
This is where the peacemaker comes in. It is time to find some middle ground. And I think I know just the place to start: The National Statuary Hall Collection in Washington, D.C.
OPINION: Vacations and other distractions are felt on Sunday mornings
There are certain things that inevitably happen in the religious community when the hottest part of summer comes.
MUSIC REVIEW: Home-grown country music superstar's new album due for release Aug. 7
Luke Bryan’s exploration of some of life’s grown-up mysteries helps make his latest batch of songs his best album ever, a tour de force that should keep him on the country album and singles charts for the next several months.
OPINION: Video of Planned Parenthood exec draws strong reaction
The sting video included discussion centered on the sale of donated tissue from aborted fetuses. The reason no one should be shocked by any of this is because it is the inevitable outcome when moral boundaries are removed.
OPINION: At least pay attention as well as a goldfish does
A report finds that “Heavy multi-screeners find it difficult to filter out irrelevant stimuli — they’re more easily distracted by multiple streams of media,” which explains a lot about the lack of critical thinking these days.
OPINION: Pot-bellied pig struggles with dog days and ramps
Some Pig lived his first year in my backyard with access to the sun porch when too hot or too cold. But, alas, the good times came to an end, precipitated mainly by the fact he weighs about 250 pounds. Whoever first coined the phrase “greedy as a pig” sure knew what he was talking about.
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- EDITORIAL: Marketing order for pecans a smart move
- EDITORIAL: Protecting our protectors here at home
- EDITORIAL: Will Iran honor the nuclear programs agreement?
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- EDITORIAL: Outrage, sadness over murders of churchgoers
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Letters to the Editor
- RUBY BRITT: No longer a Land of Greatness
- WALT SPECHT: Take the profit out of crime
- CHUCK PERSALL: Pharmacist goes the extra mile
- LACEY SHORTER: Focus is on the wrong concerns
- WALT SPECHT: The real issues are being ignored
- JOHN CANNADY: What scripture supports same-sex marriage?
- RUBY BRITT: Christian values are under fire
- WALT SPECHT: A gun is a tool for equalizing a threat
- WARREN D. GRANT: Gun control is not the answer
- JOHN CANNADY: Democratic national candidates lie for political gain
- Is the city set to kill the multimodal project? 1 comment
- Commissioners bid adieu to the mayor in their own unique fashion 3 comments
- First election prediction? There will be a runoff
- Edwards' little tax problem 2 comments