Johnson City Press Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Popular rural magazine lobbied for painted farmhouses in 1911

Popular rural magazine lobbied for painted farmhouses in 1911

April 28th, 2014 11:32 am by Bob Cox

In 1911, The Progressive Farmer, a popular rural- oriented monthly magazine, started a crusade to promote the painting of southern farmhouses.

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They don't call you 'honey' or 'darling' for nothing

They don't call you 'honey' or 'darling' for nothing

April 28th, 2014 10:59 am by Dan Kyte

Some of my friends (and some are surprised to hear I have friends) have asked why I haven't written anything for this column lately.

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ENOUGH  DENIAL

ENOUGH DENIAL

April 28th, 2014 10:46 am by Jennie Young

The recent report from the United Nations' Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change is based on the work of the world's leading environmental scientists. At minimum, 800 climate experts participated in the research leading to the panel's grim forecast.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Church at the jail, Boss Hill's fundraising and other notes of the week

April 28th, 2014 10:45 am by Robert Houk

This week, a few notes from a political pundit's notebook. I'll begin with the Republican Primary for Washington County sheriff.

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Columns As I See It Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Troublemaker's visit makes for an exciting day at the museum

April 28th, 2014 10:39 am by Jan Hearne

In 1982, I worked as the director of a small county museum. After its grand opening, the board decided to admit everyone free of charge for the first week or so. We wanted to be the "people's museum" though the phrase had not yet been coined.

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Columns Mystery Diner
Taste Budz delivers Southern culinary magic

Taste Budz delivers Southern culinary magic

April 25th, 2014 2:30 pm by Mystery Diner

One of the pleasures of working in downtown Johnson City is that you can leave your car parked and walk just about anywhere you want.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Fishing is a lot like life, learn the lessons

April 24th, 2014 8:53 am by Johnny Molloy

Believe or not, fishing replicates life. Just as we learn more about life as we live it, when we fish we not only learn lessons about catching fish, but we can apply those lessons to our non-fishing lives.So, in no particular order, here are some life les

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Small Miracles' online auction to begin Saturday

April 24th, 2014 8:44 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center will kick off its 18th annual online auction Saturday at noon at www.small-miracles.org.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
An enjoyable visit to the Grand Ole Opry, March 1971

An enjoyable visit to the Grand Ole Opry, March 1971

April 21st, 2014 11:22 am by Bob Cox

In the early 1970s, my wife, Pat, and I occasionally drove to Nashville to see the Grand Ole Opry, which was located then at the downtown Ryman Auditorium. Recently, I uncovered a souvenir program from a visit we made there on Saturday, March 27, 1971.

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Vivid memories of trekking down a scenic trail

Vivid memories of trekking down a scenic trail

April 21st, 2014 10:48 am by Shuly Cawood

One Saturday during my last summer of graduate school, I returned to my hometown of Yellow Springs, Ohio, and took a bike ride with my father on the town's walking/biking trail.

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