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Maverick Is His Name One of my favorite actors died last weekend. James Garner seemed to always play the role of the “man (American) with a plan” and the rational…

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From the Editor Spent Saturday evening with the grandkids. After church we went to pick green beans in a friend’s garden. His generosity has allowed us and others to enjoy…

From the Editor

July is full of reunions and festivals, county fairs and craft shows. People gather with their families and friends to share old memories and make new ones. Grandparents get to…

Hawk Talk

The Shell Game So, where are the cicadas? Remember about two or three weeks ago when we were warned that by now our ears would think they were in the…

Hawk Talk

This “Big Bang” Theory It may be just the kid in me that gets me all excited about birthdays. And this one Friday is pretty special. In so many ways…

Jack Remembers

I have been gone 19 months. I have a wife and a boy a year old I have never seen. There are no cell phones, no Skype, only airmail letters.…

From the Editor

God Bless the USA! That sentiment seemed to echo throughout the park at the Perry 4th of July celebration last Friday. Patriotism and nostalgia were the order of the day.…

Hawk Talk

The Land of the Free How many times do you think the “Star Spangled Banner” was played and/or sung this past weekend? (How many people actually know all the words?)…

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My sister and I went to the movies last week to see “How to Train Your Dragon 2.” We loved it and declared it to be one sequel that was…

Jack Remembers

1960, it was Floyd Gibson’s turn to be Governor. The lawyer from Independence was President Pro-tem of the Senate, would first be Lt. Governor, then Governor in 1964. There was…

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