Burnin’ hunk of … Elvis’ house

Burnin’ hunk of … Elvis’ house

Jimmy Rogers and his dog, Honey, were walking, as they do every morning, in the comfortable, tree-lined Audubon Park neighborhood of East Memphis, Ten...

November 28th, 2018 |  


Cledus and Eustis go shopping

Cledus and Eustis go shopping

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, and once again I have avoided participating in either. Not necessarily because I am a Scrooge, altho...

November 26th, 2018 |  


It really is simple as that

It really is simple as that

Most experts agree that it is better to prevent a problem than create one, then trying to fix it. That is why programs that educate people about the d...

November 23rd, 2018 |  



The day the big oak fell

The day the big oak fell

About a week ago the wind and the ice came to town, as they frequently have, under the cover of darkness a few minutes after the 6:32 a.m. freight tra...

November 22nd, 2018 |  


Family businesses have a history link

Family businesses have a history link

After God, family and friends, one of the things I am thankful for this week and throughout the year are the family businesses of our town.I have no k...

November 21st, 2018 |  


What is a mother’s worth?

What is a mother’s worth?

What’s a mom’s worth? What does a mom look like? What makes a good mom?These are all questions that I have pondered when sitting down to w...

November 20th, 2018 |  


Thankful for bulls, goats, and Super Bowl rings

Thankful for bulls, goats, and Super Bowl rings

It’s an old story, but a very effective one. Two men were walking through a field one day when they spotted an enraged bull, storming after them...

November 20th, 2018 |  


Thankful for what I have

Thankful for what I have

One day, I looked all around me and all I could see were the things in my life I didn’t have.There seemed to be something wrong with my automobi...

November 19th, 2018 updated: November 19th, 2018. |  


Reflections on Thanksgiving

Reflections on Thanksgiving

This week on The Times-Gazette’s website and Facebook page, we asked our readers to share some of their favorite Thanksgiving memories with us, ...

November 19th, 2018 |  


‘A man has to know his limitations’

‘A man has to know his limitations’

I occasionally run across people who seem to have photographic memories of their elementary, middle and high school years. In fact, I live with a woma...

November 15th, 2018 |