Thursday, August 17, 2017

In my teens and early 20s, there was but one truth that I held self-evident: I would never, ever be “small town.” From my earliest...

One fine spring evening 35 or so years ago, I rang the doorbell of the home of the young lady I intended to ask...

Fertilizer prices are extremely high at this time. How do we economically stimulate pasture growth throughout the growing season? In general, nitrogen has the greatest...

I work part-time in a clothing consignment shop. I’m used to hearing comments from the dressing room when things don’t fit. Every so often,...

It is no surprise that farming is one of the most dangerous occupations. A number of factors, including noise, heavy machinery, animals, machine parts that rotate, cut and pinch, and long hours all contribute to this fact.

Before launching a paean to spring — surely it is here by now — I must express fervent thanks to readers and friends who took the time and trouble to send me condolences about the Feb. 26 death of my sister, Barbara.

If either you or I get in a high-stakes poker game and we lose our shirts, an absolute certain bet is that the government will not bail us out.

“So tiny, so mighty,” I’ve heard people describe our church choir with those phrases.

Hello from Hazard! Our mailbox was full of hazard-ous guesses this week. There were a few more responses to Item No. 827, confirming what we published...

This morning, the sun is finally shining and the faint sound of chirping birds has been music to the ears. The remnants of...
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