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CARTOON: Obama sequester salary cut

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:27

GUEST EDITORIAL: Conversion of UT power plant to gas wise use of funds

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:25
Gov. Bill Haslam wants to spend $24 million to convert the University of Tennessee coal-fired power plant to use natural gas.

LETTER: Punishment for working

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 22:23
I feel like I'm being punished for working.

COLUMN: Margaret Thatcher was a formidable woman

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 21:30
She had the eyes of Caligula and the lips of Marilyn Monroe. So said Francois Mitterrand, the last serious socialist to lead a major European nation, speaking of Margaret Thatcher, who helped bury socialism as a doctrine of governance.

Rivers remembered for beingconcerned veterans' advocate

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 22:47
Mr. Jerry Rivers was a beloved and highly respected citizen of Clarksville-Montgomery County Tennessee. The Leaf-Chronicle published an excellent article on Mr. Rivers' life contributions and funeral services.

COLUMN: America the war-weary

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 20:30
Talking with members of Congress at a gathering here last week was an education in the public's wariness of new foreign entanglements -- especially in Syria.

COLUMN: Anti-abortion group should be allowed at university

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 20:29
We know Johns Hopkins University is devoted to diversity, because it says so. Hopkins has an Office of Institutional Equity and a 'Diversity Leadership Council' that defines 'inclusion' as '

COLUMN: The sweet grace of 'Southern Mercy'

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 20:13
In a recent conversation with a friend, we discussed how grace and mercy are very similar yet different.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Kid President offers lessons we could all learn from

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 20:12
Wisdom out of the mouths of babes, well, sort of. 'Kid President' Robby Novak of Henderson has been a hit on YouTube, social media, television, and even at the White House. That's a pretty significant accomplishment for a 9-year old.

Senior Menu

Sat, 04/06/2013 - 01:16
The Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency offers meals Monday through Thursday at the Stewart County Senior Citizens Center in Dover and the J.D. Lewis Senior Center in Erin.

Making Tracks in Houston County: God give me strength

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 20:45
Have you ever prayed 'God give me strength?'

Around the Community: Remembering the good old days

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 20:41
Many times, I think of life as a puzzle we have to solve because there are too many unanswered questions along the path, and we all are struggling to get answers to them.

Houston County School Menus

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 20:10
The following are the breakfast and lunch menus for the Houston County School System for April 15 through April 19.

CARTOON: Tax code

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 15:47

Book signing brings new, old friends together

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 06:52
Former Houston County resident, Brian Nichols and his wife, Natalie, visited the Houston County Public Library on April 3 to promote his new book, 'Taking Charge with Value Investing.'

Dog found in Cumberland City

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 06:32

School for scandal

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 21:45
My first question after reading about seven teachers in an Atlanta, Ga., public school accused of altering standardized test scores to make it appear students performed better than they actually did was: How could they!?

GUEST EDITORIAL: Handgun carry permit records should stay public

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 20:42
A bill that would keep the public from obtaining information on Tennessee handgun carry permits has passed in the state House of Representatives and encountered no resistance in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

CARTOON: Brain mapping

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 18:10

GUEST EDITORIAL: Concerns about session's speed are justified

Tue, 04/02/2013 - 21:28
Some Tennessee lawmakers have been grumbling about this year's galloping legislative session — and for good reason.