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“Fast and Furious” too fast, furious

When fast and furious are linked it usually indicates a game, a race, a debate, political or otherwise, or similar events. Fast and Furious are linked to “gun walkers,” as…

No clergy, no prayer

Ten years ago, clergy became greatly involved and more prayers went up at one incident than in many years when terrorists attacked the United States from the air, destroying the…

Lifetime spent searching for God’s greatest gift

From the minute a person is born, that person is reaching out. Reaching for something that is always very easy to find, but oft-times very hard to keep. As we…

Early railroading in Pulaski

Pulaski has been an outstanding mining town, zinc, iron and steel producer, furniture and hosiery manufacturer, health resort, and other industries. First, and most important, it was a railroad town.…

History behind Page’s Camp meetings

In the mid-1700s, there lived in the horseshoe bend area of what became Pulaski County, and on the west side of New River, a Methodist layman by the name of Alexander Page.…

Newbern’s professor of religion

With the long line of travelers continually moving through the old frontier town of Newbern, the county courthouse being located there, and the stagecoach passing through regularly, one would naturally…

The peaceful village of Draper

The Town of Draper came about as a result of the location of the Norfolk and Western Railroad tracks. It was the first station to be established on the Cripple…

Spending our way to the past?

It’s really sad that many Americans living today seem to never have heard of the “Great Depression” that hit this country on the late 1920s. I would certainly not like…

Memories…when things seemed perfect

As people grow older, they tend to spend a lot of time reminiscing about those times way back when youth made just about everything seem perfect. Many times we make…

The Good Old Days

I read somewhere that you can’t change the past, but you can sure ruin the present by worrying about the future. That’s quite a mouthful, and I’m not altogether certain…