Wednesday, March 04, 2015


Dwight Sparks

PE Teacher Made Exercise Important

Dwight Sparks – Thursday, June 5, 2014

They were packing everything away on Monday evening after school — the balls, the unicycles, the nets, the hundreds of sports items the physical education program uses at Shady Grove Elementary ...

Nice Saturday Yielded Quickly To Snowy Sunday

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The shirtsleeve weather Saturday morning felt mighty good in Round Hill, Va. We cut some trees at my oldest son’s home and stacked firewood. We ate lunch on the deck. The granddaughters ran ...

Buying Obama’s ‘mom jeans’

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Forgive me, Sarah Palin, I may have accidentally bought a pair of mom jeans. The former Alaska governor took apart President Obama last week, challenging his “potency” compared to the ...

Baptist Preacher Died In Pulpit

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

It’s hard to imagine a better way to go. Cowboys want to die in the saddle. What about preachers? In the pulpit of Dutchman Creek Baptist Church, the Rev. Thomas Edward Tuggle, 87, slumped ...

Grab bars a senior fashion on vehicles?

Thursday, March 6, 2014

A faithful reader from Winston-Salem is getting up in years, and the fear of falling is ever present. Always an innovator and quick thinker, she has done something about it — installing grab ...