The Left’s New Myth

By Gary Wisenbaker In Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes," a vanity-cursed emperor is conned by a pair of weavers who convince him that they can clothe him in a magical cloth that can…

Out of Thin Air: Paper Plane Poptarts

By Allison Spence I was driving down the highway when I heard, “I hold you mommy?” So I did what any parent should do and I pulled off the highway and held him. Since vacation…

Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho

By Allison Spence It's back to work I go. Hey, I’m alive! These past few weeks the Spence family has been on vacation and boy did we need it. While in Maine I realized something,…

How a Few Good Habits Can Change Everything

By Curt Fowler “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle Holy smokes. We are half-way through the year? How did six months fly by so fast? I did not accomplish…

Sacrifice and Choices

Today marks a new year for me as I turn 57 today. Yes, I am a “firework baby” and I did “come into the world with a bang” as it has been said. 😊 I thought it fitting…

New Frontiers: Questions About Quintuple Murder

NOTE: Adel News-Tribune Editor Charles Shiver is debuting his "New Frontiers" series on Valdosta Today with this examination of the recent Peacock mass murder that took place in 2016 as a veteran crime reporter. By…

Mainely Memories

By Allison Spence This past week we’ve been cooped up inside waiting for nap times and running out of crafts to do. It’s always weeks like these where I look forward to the traditions of…

Y’allywood v. Hollywood

OP-ED by Gary M. Wisenbaker In 280 B.C. the citizens of the Greek island of Rhodes erected the statute “Colossus of Rhodes”, one the Seven Wonders of the World at the time, to celebrate their…