The Suicide of Aaron Hernandez Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his prison cell this past Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from an apparent suicide. Hernandez was serving a life sentence…

Growing up in the newspaper business   I never had to wonder what I wanted to do when I “grew up.” I grew up doing what I knew I wanted to…

Florida Taxpayer Independence Day Monday, April 17 was also known as “Florida Taxpayer Independence Day.” According to statistics, an improving economy in Florida is producing steady, but modest, growth in…

The Miss Watermelon Queen Pageant(s) Are Planned Applications Are Ready The Jefferson County Watermelon Pageant has been planned and the date set – – – JUNE 3! The “Baby to…

Drain the Swamp! Nelson Pryor, Guest Columnist     The cowboys are out of control, again. The government’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATF) has not learned a thing.…

The list is too short Disney’s newest live action movie release of  “Beauty and the Beast” is the subject of controversy. This classic tale of the importance of character over…

Evangelism and Politics The Festival of Hope is a Billy Graham Evangelistic Association event scheduled for next week in Vancouver, Canada. Franklin Graham following in the footsteps of his father,…

Happy Birthday, Mom! Friday, March 10 will be my mother’s, Mary Ellen Greene, 78th birthday. I wanted to take my column space this week to write a special “Happy Birthday”…

Science and Superstition     One of the meanings given for the word superstition is “any blindly accepted belief or notion.” I was thinking about this when I began reading through…