Opinion

Is Tennessee a 'most patriotic' state?

Jun 25, 2019 at 02:32 pm by clervin

WalletHub is out with another list, this time ranking the states with regard to patriotism. The states were compared using 13 key indicators ranging from share of the enlisted.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: 'Ol Gramps isn't who he used to be

Jun 25, 2019 at 10:00 am by Dads2Dads

Tom and his wife recently hosted their daughter and her two children for a couple of weeks. The older grandson is 3 years-old; the younger just a baby. The latter child did w.... Read More

Opinion: What is the Transgender Community? We are just people.

Jun 25, 2019 at 09:30 am by McFiddlesby

Hi Brady, It sounds as if you are struggling with a family member who questions their gender. From your tone, you seem resolutely opposed to this point of view. I don't know.... Read More
Death and Taxes

Opinion: Local government needs to tax and spend no more

Jun 21, 2019 at 01:32 pm by Tess2019

Tax and Spend NO MORE! Rutherford County Commissioners at the public hearing sat there with the taxpayers and listened to Finance Director Lisa Nolen, who explained how each.... Read More

Opinion: Injustices to the mental health of the Transgender Community

Jun 20, 2019 at 07:00 am by JBrady 4

Remember back in the day? Ahhh, the '80s and early '90s... The hippies, the war protester/activist era had all but faded away. Long hair, tattoos and piercings on men were sl.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: How to shy away from shyness

Jun 19, 2019 at 08:06 am by Dads2Dads

The world is a flurry of complicated issues and problems. We encourage young people to get involved in current events and speak their mind. However, we sometimes forget that.... Read More
Tennessee State Property Tax

Letter to the Editor: Tennessee's Dirty Little Secret is the State Property Tax

Jun 18, 2019 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire 1

To the Editor: Since 1949 the State of Tennessee relied on the sales tax as her primary source of funding. Prior to 1949 the State also had a property tax. The rate was five.... Read More
Happy Father's Day

When God Created Fathers

Jun 12, 2019 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

When the good Lord was creating Fathers, he started with a tall frame. A female angel nearby said, “What kind of a Father is that? If you’re going to make childre.... Read More
FDR's D-Day Prayer

Opinion: FDR's D-Day Prayer

Jun 06, 2019 at 10:00 am by clervin

As we commemorate June 6, the 75th anniversary of D-Day, today's Americans should remember President Franklin D. Roosevelt's powerful D-Day prayer. In WWII, the very sur.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: How to find peace of mind

Jun 04, 2019 at 11:49 am by Dads2Dads

We used to laugh when our teenage kids griped about all they had to do and their lack of peace of mind. What did they have to worry about? Life was furnished to them—al.... Read More

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