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Dr. Anthony Fauci, the 80-year-old, lifelong Washington bureaucrat, has been wrong on COVID about as much as he has been right. Yet he projects being wrong with the same conviction as when he …

Dear Class of 2021,Here it is: the culmination of your high school career. As you don your cap and gown and turn your tassel from the right to the left, I urge you to pause for a moment and …

Dear eldest and most expensive daughter, Well, the time has finally come for you to graduate from high school, spread your wings and discover exciting, new ways to spend my cash in college. It …

 I am editorializing, this week. For some time I have had difficulty finding the brand and flavor of cat food which my cats prefer at the local big box store.  When I have ordered it with …

China is claiming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “full of lies and disinformation.” That’s not necessarily untrue most of the time. But in this case Pelosi is being blasted by Communist …

There is really nothing the federal government gets its nose into that it does not make worse. The latest example is extending unemployment benefits, which incentivizes people not to work but rather …

No, I’m not a gossip as the headline may imply – but since I have your attention, I hope you will stick with reading this column long enough to understand what I mean. I made a promise when I …

This is how you elegantly end a marriage, by releasing a classy statement: “Over the last 27 years, we have raised three incredible children and built a foundation that works all over the …

Gas prices and inflation shoot up, there is trouble in Iran, crime is increasing and we have commodity shortages, “economic malaise,” problems at the border and lines at the gas stations. Wow, …

They didn’t name them Mayhaws for no reason. The small red (sometimes yellowish) fruit that tastes somewhat like an apple is a native fruit that is often found growing wild in the low places …

It’s been a rough week for conservatives, Republicans and all Americans. The torture started Sunday evening with the Academy Awards ceremony, which sounded like it was produced by the AOC/Stacey …

On Tuesday, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, …

I remember the summer I fell in love with history.Grandma Edna Kent’s sister, Aunt Nell (Dilmore), moved next door in 1990 right before my sophomore year at Chipley High School.Sheer proximity led …

My wife, daughter and I usually drive over to Las Vegas two or three times a year.We don't go to gamble. We go for three things - the concerts, the dinners and the pools.Concerts and most of the …

By now, most Floridians in the Panhandle probably know that the United States Supreme Court has dismissed the state’s lawsuit against Georgia for that state’s unreasonable consumption of …

Call me old fashion.Outdated. A dinosaur who somehow escaped the tar pit. And sure, I hear the comments. The game is too slow. The pitcher takes too long to deliver the ball. The batter steps …

Democrats are back to trying to find a sneaky way to limit law-abiding gun ownership and, once again, gun sales predictably soar. Even 90-year-old Betty White is packing heat. In fact, any time a …

Two of my daughters are expectant mothers, both due in May. While I’m not the kind of mother who bombards my adult children with parenting directives, I do often remind them of stories from …

At Bonifay Garden Club last week our program was themed tables decorated by several of the members. I chose to use dinner ware which had belonged to my Mother-in-law. The delicate pink, spring green …

This week began with my return to the newsroom, and I am honored to once again be serving both Holmes and Washington counties. When I left this role three years ago, I thought I was retiring from …

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