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Our hometown hero was just ‘Larry’

Hometown heroes, particularly in America’s smaller communities, are often catapulted to that position on the basis of athletic prowess. In the South, more likely it’s prowess on the football field, the “sports religion” of the region.

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‘Violated’ by a theft

Dear Editor:

There are unscrupulous people in Baker County who do not think twice about stealing someone’s precious memories and priceless heirlooms after their loved ones pass away. Read More »

Some column ideas still remain taboo

“I’m having trouble coming up with material for a column,” I said to my wife Kelley as I sat in the living room staring at my laptop, which was staring back at me without being a bit of help.

“Write a nostalgic column about Father’s Day,” she suggested. Read More »

Hike in out-of-pocket insurance cost

There’s good news and bad news surrounding the medical insurance plan adopted by the Baker County School Board this week for school district employees and their families in 2014-15. Read More »

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