Returning the smile (even though)

As most people are aware the Moose Lodge has been having charity bingo’s for over a year now. In the past nine months we have been able to raise...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Letter to the Editor: Food for thought after the tragedy

Dear Editor,Food for thought after the tragedy that occurred at Roane County High School.It should be well known that only high school football is req...

September 16th, 2019 |  


Time of the year for scams

Time of the year for scams

Remember the good old days?Whenever your telephone rang, it meant someone you knew had something to ask you or something to tell you. It was almost ne...

September 16th, 2019 |  



Halloween at what price?

Halloween at what price?

As the leaves begin to yield to the influence of the changing season thoughts begin to turn to the harvest, preparing for the changing weather and Hal...

September 16th, 2019 |  


The good of God

The good of God

It is good to feel good about the good of God.The above thought is what one of the Psalmists believed. Concerning God, the Psalmist said, “The k...

September 12th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: Hearing the truth

Search the Scriptures: Hearing the truth

In the movie, A Few Good Men, there is a rather iconic scene, which perhaps you have seen, during which Col. Jessup, played by Jack Nicholson, is conf...

September 12th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: The relevance of the Word of God

A Hunger for More: The relevance of the Word of God

“Forever, O LORD, Your word is firmly fixed in the heavens” (Psalm 119:89 ESV).As we read the Word of God, let us hope that we do more tha...

September 12th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: When living for God seems too hard

Cross Words: When living for God seems too hard

In Psalm 73, the author contemplates whether or not he should be like those who disobey God. After all, he writes, “For I was envious of the arr...

September 12th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: God’s lost and found

God’s Kids Korner: God’s lost and found

In Luke, Chapter 15, verses 3-10, Jesus tells the Pharisees and people two stories about someone who has lost something very important to them. In the...

September 12th, 2019 |  


Staying silent doesn’t work

Staying silent doesn’t work

I heard about National Suicide Prevention Week for the first time almost exactly four years ago this week. I was barely two weeks into my first semest...

September 11th, 2019 |