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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Local Columnists

Pantry hosts complex, but caring, symphony

Local columnist T.J. Ray takes a closer look at the workings of the local food bank, The Pantry, and urges members of the community to help out in any way they can. (December 18, 2013, Page 4A)

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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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