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When the task is not yours

When the task is not yours

By Pat Farrell Sometimes, you have this wonderful idea that involves something you want to do for the good of the community, an organization or your church. It may be…

The fortune of being attacked for beliefs

The fortune of being attacked for beliefs

I had the misfortune, or perhaps the fortune, to be attacked because of my religious beliefs the other day.  At first, when you hear the words and feel the anger,…

God can use your past to help someone’s future

God can use your past to help someone’s future

By Pat Farrell   “You have to help me,” she wrote. “I remembered you, and I need your prayers. It’s my daughter. She’s left home. She graduated from high school…

Journey to faith

Journey to faith

Hello Pulaski! My name is Pat Farrell. I am new to Pulaski and to the readers of The Southwest Times. My dear friend Desmond Barrett has been your loyal and…

Benefit cruise-in was success because of those who participated

To the editor: My husband and I would like to take a moment to express our appreciation to everyone involved in making an event happen last weekend. The benefit cruise-in…

Free concert honors community veterans

To the editor: On Sunday at 3 p.m., the Pulaski Elks will honor our community guardsmen, soldiers, sailors, marines and airman with a tribute concert. This is a free event…

Vote against Trans Pacific Partnership

To the editor: It’s time the U.S. Legislative branch proved we are not an oligarchy and fulfilled the will of the people. The Trans Pacific Partnership is a disaster for…

Please submit your letters to our public forum!

How to submit your letter to The Southwest Times: 1) Through our website: visit http://www.southwesttimes.com/submit-ideas/ and be sure to select “Letter to the Editor” as type of submission. 2) Through…

Civil War Battle of Wytheville

Looking Back with Lloyd Mathews, originally printed January 17, 1979   On July 17, 1863, residents of Wytheville steeled themselves for an attack by General Toland’s Raiders. Every man, woman…

Iron bridge should be torn down

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Pulaski Town Council last week approved funding the remaining $3,094 needed to complete the financial portion of the Iron Bridge project, a campaign Friends of Peak Creek…