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A feature of the churches I serve is the public sharing of joys and concerns on Sunday mornings. This gives those in attendance a chance to publicly share their blessings and needs.  It … more
Some guys are born to be hunters and fishermen.  I never had those genes in my DNA makeup. Consequently, I’ve never been on many small boat rides. Never water-skied. Never fished … more
Each year at the Edgar County Fair, candidates for Miss Edgar County are required to give a speech.  This year, one of the candidates encouraged those in attendance to volunteer.  She … more
Mirrors are on cars and trucks for a reason. Actually, a very valid reason. They help you avoid accidents.  It aggravates me to ride with drivers who turn their heads to look rearward … more
I need glasses to read with unless I am transferring information on a sheet of paper to the computer screen. I usually type the stuff I write with size 14 lettering. If I am in the mode of … more
Here is a compilation of stories appearing in the August 1924 issues of the Paris Beacon-News. The July 1923 volume is misplaced so Out of the Past is 99 years instead of a century. TRAFFIC … more
Being a caregiver for a loved one who has developmental and intellectual disabilities can be rewarding, but it can also be incredibly challenging. Caregivers often find themselves juggling a … more
The past couple weeks were a wild ride in materials science and thermodynamics. It was the equivalent of an 1849 Gold Rush for science with announcements followed by excitement. Sadly, on … more
Addiction is a chronic disease affecting millions of individuals around the world. It is characterized by a compulsive and uncontrollable need to use drugs or engage in a behavior despite the … more
Here is a compilation of stories appearing in the July 1924 issues of the Paris Beacon-News. The July 1923 volume is misplaced so Out of the Past is 99 years instead of a century ago. MAYOR TO … more
Most farms I have ever lived on, or visited, had a post pile. It seems they grew bigger back in the ’50s and ’60s when farmers were taking out fences instead of building them. … more
The story is told of a man who dies and goes to heaven, or the story could use a woman as the subject. The soul meets St. Peter at the gates and St. Peter says, “Welcome, let me give you the … more
Residents of Phoenix, Ariz., celebrated July 31 when the temperature dropped to108 degrees. They had experienced 31 consecutive days with the temperature above 110.  Arizonians were not … more
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an encore printing of a column from 2020. The Old Codger is working on new material but did not have it ready in time for this week’s issue.) … more
Hi, my name is Whitney Haas, and I am the program director for summer camp, School’s Out and all sports at the Paris Rec Center. Working with children has always been a passion of mine. I … more
Rosie and I look forward to a special day about this time of year. We went to one-room country schools so that qualifies us to meet with others that attended those type of schools. Up until I … more
Here is a compilation of stories appearing in the July 1924 issues of the Paris Beacon-News. The July 1923 volume is misplaced so Out of the Past is 99 years instead of a century ago.   … more
More often than we are ever prepared for, tragedy strikes. From time to time, we all are faced with heartache, sorrow, death, job loss, illness or any number of other difficulties. When this … more
About three years ago a very good friend of mine named Noah, tapped into his intelligence and became an entrepreneur. He started a business of transporting pets. Terre Haute is his home base.  … more
Drug abuse is a major problem that has devastating consequences on the lives of individuals, families and communities. Many individuals are caught up in the cycle of drug addiction leading to various … more
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