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Apr 23rd

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Driving for the First Time

Can you remember the first time you ever "drove" a vehicle? Maybe it was your parent's pickup or car. Maybe it was your granddad's old tractor. Either way, I'll bet it was as unforgettable a time as mine was.

I had turned six years old in November, and with sleet and snow on the ground the following January, my dad sat me in the seat of our old Farmall tractor. The clutch and brake were 12 to 18 inches from my feet, but that was of no concern for my job was to hold the steering wheel steady and not fool with anything else.

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Josh Beavers

Two Beautiful Words

Two Beautiful Words

I do not pretend to know someone else's pain. But I can scarcely deny that the hardest moments in my own life have centered on loss. The loss of trust, the loss of financ...

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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Thoughts of Dad on Father's Day Weekend

Dear Editor:

My father taught me to dance before I could walk. He carried me into my parents' kitchen and twirled me to whatever song their crackly radio played. When I wa...

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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: NSA Surveillance

Dear Editor:

It is truly evident that all the information-gathering being done by the current administration is not to prevent terrorist attacks, as it claims. As a matter...

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Letters to the Editor

'Social Welfare Organizations'

The following letter is in response to Jim Hightower's column, published on Wednesday, June 12 in the Minden Press-Herald.

Dear Editor:

The following is quoted directly fro...

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