A doll for Christmas

December 22, 2014 Randall Franks“Southern Style” The winter of ’34 in the valley below the Gravely Spur was an especially …

The tale of two Christmases

December 22, 2014 Tina Dupuy “SoapBlox” Last Saturday, I found myself sharing a New York City subway train with protesters from the Millions …

Blessed are the peacemakers

December 19, 2014 Angelia Roberts “In Black and White” Blessed are the peacemakers; not only were they biblically important, they are essential to …

Few people understand Hanukkah

December 19, 2014 The time for America’s other winter holiday has arrived. Most people have heard of Hanukkah, which in America is often seen as another …

Dickens’ Christmas mystery

December 19, 2014 For fun Christmas reading this season, I highly recommend John Grisham’s “Skipping Christmas,” or Maeve Binchy’s “This Year It Will Be Different.” For a …

Are we doing enough on Main Street?

December 18, 2014 Tony McGuffey “Observations” Like a lot of folks, I’m some times apprehensive about changes. Whether in my personal life, at …