Reformed, But Not Simplified

Reformed, But Not Simplified

If only tax simplification were true.You see, one of the promises of the Republican tax-reform bill was that taxes would become way simpler for the ma...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Cold and Flu season tips

Fall and winter can be daunting for physicians. These are the times when many infectious illnesses are more common. I can usually tell that Autumn is ...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Words of wisdom for the New Year

Words of wisdom for the New Year

This week’s Newberry NOTES is written in honor and memory of Joan O’Dell, a Newberry legendary analyst and spiritual leader. She has passe...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Some New Year’s resolutions for public officials

Some New Year’s resolutions for public officials

For many of us, the arrival of January 1 means more than a new calendar year. It’s an opportunity for a new chapter…a chance to get things...

December 27th, 2017 |  


Did The Pentagon Act Alone In Employing UFO Hunters?

Did The Pentagon Act Alone In Employing UFO Hunters?

When I was in sixth grade, my impassioned 4-H speech about the possibility of extraterrestrial visitors didn’t even merit an Honorable Mention (...

December 27th, 2017 |  


The story of the Birth of Jesus

The story of the Birth of Jesus, in the Bible, never grows old.On a quite night, a young virgin named Mary laid her newborn in a manger that was in a ...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Time serves as currency during family Christmas

Time serves as currency during family Christmas

The holidays can be hectic. People are dashing from store to store to find the right gifts, sending Christmas cards to relatives and friends, and gear...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Christ is the heart of Christmas

Christ is the heart of Christmas

Most people define Christmas by what they see— the trees, lights, shopping, gifts, food and parties. However, that is not what Christmas is all ...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


‘Tis the Christmas season

‘Tis the Christmas season

‘Tis the Christmas season. To help get ourselves in the spirit, first we decorated the Chamber. We want to thank Lowe’s for our beautiful ...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


St. Francis and the first live Manger scene

St. Francis and the first live Manger scene

This time of year you see them everywhere. Manger scenes, nativities, creches depicting the birth of the infant Jesus as recorded in the Gospel accoun...

December 18th, 2017 |