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Eat, Boy, And Get To Work

Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls working during the holidays and the lesson about the true meaning of Christmas he got from his childhood mentor. (December 17, 2013, Page 4)

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    Defining moments in sports

    Local columnist T.J. Ray recalls a couple of defining moments in sports for him and admits they do affect his perception of and reaction to some of the quirks of the games and announcers. (December 12, 2013, Page 4)

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      Wail, Boy

      Do you notice folks, most likely at church, singing a bit off key? Or could you be one of those that the others are noticing. Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls being told his singing wasn’t so good, but he also recalls a more important message to keep on “wailing away” because the Lord appreciates all singing. (December 10, 2013, Page 4)

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        Best Christmas

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a lesson he learned as a youngster about doing what’s right and how it turned into his best Christmas ever. (December 3, 2013, Page 4)

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          State’s resort guidelines fascinating

          Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at state laws and guidelines regulating resort areas and facilities. (December 2, 2013, Page 4A)

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            Thanksgiving At The Gin

            Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a Thanksgiving work day at the cotton gin when he learned the importance and value of giving thanks. (November 26, 2013, Page 4)

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              Political correctness holds heavy hand

              Local columnist T.J. Ray takes on political correctness, writing about how the misinterpreted actions of a well-meaning volunteer turned into something completely different because of the way some people sling around labels. (November 20, 2013, Page 4)

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                Not Nary ‘Nother Noose

                Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a lesson he learned – later rather than sooner, and the hard way rather than the easy – about using the hangman knot he’d been taught by his friend and mentor, Jaybird. (November 19, 2013, Page 4)

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                  My Fingers Were Crossed

                  If you grew up in a family with brothers and/or sisters, you’ll certainly get a humorous bit of history in this week’s local column by Jimmy Reed as he looks back at one of his “fights” with his brother and how he avoided the usual post-fight punishment from his parents. (November 12, 2013, Page 4)

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                    Mr. Hall’s 8 Ball

                    Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about mischief he got into as a youngster and the lesson he learned about leaving his name etched on items that didn’t belong to him. (November 5, 2013, Page 4)

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