Johnson City Press Sunday, February 1, 2015
Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Brace yourselves for the return of the state General Assembly

January 13th, 2015 10:53 am by Robert Houk

Political columnists relish the return of state lawmakers. Their antics often make for great fodder. Unfortunately, a lot of what legislators do in our good names is really nothing to laugh about.

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Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

There's no bloody excuse for not donating - VIDEO

January 8th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

Though I've always understood what Hitchens was talking about when discussing why moral decisions like donating blood are innate in us, I carried on, trying to keep as much of my blood in my body, where it belongs, for as long as possible.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Decades later, fluoride conspiracists still rage on

January 5th, 2015 9:28 am by Robert Houk

Some say fluoridation is a corporate plot to control our minds. Others say it is a government plot to control our minds.

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Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

Doggone it, some dogs just want to go run

December 31st, 2014 2:44 pm by Tony Casey

Jake had a mighty short stride and a small build, but what he lacked in stature he made up for in gumption.

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Columns TriCityMom Community Voices
A few ideas for creative gifts this Christmas

A few ideas for creative gifts this Christmas

December 23rd, 2014 10:36 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

Most of us have a couple of folks on our list who are difficult to buy for. He already has everything, she's tough to please, she's picky, or he doesn't have any hobbies.

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Columns As I See It
Gene Autry was an early  combatant in the War on Christmas'

Gene Autry was an early combatant in the War on Christmas'

December 22nd, 2014 11:32 am by Robert Houk

It makes sense, after all Autry did live in California, which everyone knows is not called the "left coast" for nothing.

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Columns Local News Running Around
Tony Casey

Adam Barnard: A champion among us

December 18th, 2014 9:13 am by Tony Casey

Daniel Boone's Adam Barnard is the real deal. He's so much the real deal that I wasn't even upset when he showed up to this weekend's Reindeer Run 5K to, without a doubt, block me from what I figured to be a confidence-building victory at a local 5K.

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Columns Local News Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan still shopping as distribution begins

December 18th, 2014 9:08 am by Sue Guinn Legg

With time running short and more than 800 individual sponsorships and many shopping trips still to go, Good Samaritan Ministries' Christmas distribution of gifts for more than 1,200 area children and teens, 400 seniors and food for all of their families w

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Columns Heritage Yesteryear

London-Kirkpatrick Hardware knew how to make Christmas merrier for downtown shoppers in 1914

December 16th, 2014 4:41 pm by Staff Report

In the 1950s, many of us faithfully went to see western movies at the Liberty Theatre, at 221 E. Main Street. The building on the west (Fountain Square) side at 219 East Main was the Darling Shop, a ladies clothing store. If we were to turn the clock back

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Columns Community Voices
Spread your Christmas cheer close to home

Spread your Christmas cheer close to home

December 16th, 2014 12:14 pm by Bonnie Simmerman, Community Voices Columnist

"I would rather be asked out right for a donation than have someone use a ploy to get me to give" - Bonnie Simmerman.

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