Garrett: CEO's 'tude both childish, cruel

Overweight? Homely? Unpopular? Hip clothing magnate Mike Jeffries doesn’t want you wearing his lines.Which is a pretty cruel thing to say. But Jeffries takes...

Oden: Why I just can't watch Honey Boo Boo

First, a confession: My wife and I don’t watch much television. We are readers. I polish off four to six books a week, plus...

Garrett: Newspaper is America's worst job . . . so they say

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } Much has been made of’s recent release of its list of best and worst jobs. According to the...

Letter: Thanks for making fundraiser a success

Editor:Simply saying thank you doesn’t seem enough for all those who contributed to the success of CASA’s First Annual Scott Sportsman Showcase.The Showcase Committee...

Garrett: Hard times sometimes bring out a community's best

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } Sometimes you have to see the worst to see the best.That may have been the case last week, as...

Oden: Chocolate gravy and other food cravings

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } I don’t know what caused me, after the passage of decades, to suddenly succumb to a craving so sentimental...

Garrett: Spring game attendance a sign UT got it right

Firing a hall of fame coach, as the University of Tennessee did in 2008 with Phillip Fulmer, is never easy, even when it’s the...

Oden: 'Amazing Ones' weren't hindered by age, infirmity

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } I will call them the Amazing Ones, two uncles who because of age and infirmity some would write off...

Letter: Manager's salary overstated

Editor:During the March 21 meeting of the Oneida City Council concerning restructuring the Water and Sewer Department, the issue of savings realized by the...

Garrett: The incredible, edible . . . dandelion?

if( function_exists('ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT') ) { ADDTOANY_SHARE_SAVE_KIT(); } They may very well be nature’s most hated wildflower.Instead of restricting themselves to well-lighted forest areas or open pastures,...
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