Often I visit Gold's Gym at Chestnut and 4th Street. I park in the theater parking lot at Broad and 4th Street. I depend on the walk signs to get me there safely. Most days I almost get hit by someone turning left or right coming from the exit ramp off 27 or turning right on 4th street from Chestnut. This happened yesterday as I was almost mowed down by a garbage truck and another driver following too close to the garbage ... (click for more)
Every night after the Rodriguez girls went to sleep not that long ago in a grim, rat-infested basement apartment on Chicago’s South Side, their father – a boxing referee who came to America from Puerto Rico -- would kneel beside the girls’ bed and whisper in each child’s ear. Their parents made them sleep hot-dog style, tightly wrapped in the same sheet and pressed together to protect against the huge rats the size of footballs that skittered ... (click for more)
August 27, 2016
Some facts regarding the power uprate at Browns Ferry to share with the Scottsboro Environmental group opposing the uprate: 1. The reactor does not run at a higher temperature ... (click for more)
This past week we lost another great broadcaster, Jack Wright Hatcher Sr. I worked with Jack in the 60’s and 70’s. Jack always would tell you what he thought. Most ... (click for more)
Not long ago, in my morning reading, I happened across an obscure tale about a special tablecloth. And, as things like this are more and more wont to do, I was instantly blessed by this story. ... (click for more)
Should District Attorney Neal Pinkston step aside from prosecuting Gatlinburg detective Rodney Burns on perjury charges?