Giving thanks

November 25, 2003 Thanksgiving is upon us - a time (for me) of being with family and friends, crisp, cold morning air, holiday greetings and of course, pumpkin pie.

Enjoying fall foliage

November 20, 2003 One of the most enjoyable afternoons I've had recently was spent driving from Batesville to Mountain View, via Locust Grove, Pleasant Grove and St. James. The fall foliage was magnificent.


November 20, 2003 Dear Editor: I would like to thank Don McCarron. In ignorance and to deride me and my fellow Christians, he paid us a very nice compliment.

Rules of engagement

November 19, 2003 The latest trend in finding Mr./Miss Right seems to involve either modern technology or some kind of gimmick.