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I’m a pain in the neck – literally

Ever have a major pain, but no knowledge of where it came from? I’m going through that right now. All was fine when I went to work Friday, but sometime…

The gift of life a second time

Quick action, fast thinking and cooperation ended in good news and saved a man’s life recently in Pulaski County. These circumstances are certainly not a once-in-a-lifetime occurrence, thanks to training,…

Obama set for ‘big reveal’

Tonight is the night for President Obama’s “big reveal” of his master plan to cut the jobless rate in the United States. With many eyes, not all, focused on the…

Good Old summertime

Summer is almost gone. Many of the things we spent the winter and spring thinking we would do come summer remain undone. The long, long days are just not long…

“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…