One step closer to liberty and justice for all

One step closer to liberty and justice for all

Editor’s Note — This piece was submitted by Fairfield High School students Ariel Hayslip, Grace Matthews, Chaise Reffitt, and Ethan Yates....

January 17th, 2020 |  


Lessons learned from a new puppy

Lessons learned from a new puppy

A new puppy started sprinting through our house this week, introducing both chaos and joy into our home.As we’ve learned to adjust to the quirks...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Tribute to a very special woman

Tribute to a very special woman

All of us have come in contact with certain individuals, and, if we are lucky, many individuals, who have enriched our lives simply by being in their ...

January 14th, 2020 |  



Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

I’ve always heard the phrase “out of the mouths of babes,” but I was reminded of the truth it holds during a recent Wednesday evenin...

January 13th, 2020 |  


Could we borrow an egg?

Could we borrow an egg?

Maybe it’s because I’m getting older and more nostalgic. Maybe it’s because I live in a more rural area now and neighbors’ hom...

January 10th, 2020 |  


A little courtesy goes a long way

A little courtesy goes a long way

Thank you! I appreciate you taking the time to read this column.Whew, that wasn’t so bad, was it?For some reason, typing that first paragraph ha...

January 9th, 2020 |  


Get ready — it really is winter

Get ready — it really is winter

Back in November, I wore a winter coat because it was cold outside.Since then, it has been around 45 degrees almost every day. I wore a light sweater ...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Double-digit years, 1919 to 2020

Double-digit years, 1919 to 2020

Of course, of all the truisms one realizes as the years roll by, it’s the “don’t blink” admonition in that Kenny Chesney song ...

January 7th, 2020 |  


The fleecing of the flock

The fleecing of the flock

Each Sunday morning just before morning worship at our church, the children march around and through the congregation to the tune of Father Abraham, c...

January 6th, 2020 |  


I guess it’s time to let it go

I guess it’s time to let it go

I know I should be moving on into the new year, but I just can’t quite let go of 2019 yet. Specifically, I seem unable to file into the past the...

January 3rd, 2020 |