Op-Ed

Op-Ed

Reasons your congregation must discuss Charlottesville

The KKK/Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va., resulted in numerous injuries and one death by vehicular homicide. This past Sunday, some houses of worship acknowledged what had happened in some way — either in the sermon, the prayers or a moment of silence. But in some churches, there was complete silence about what happened.

Op-Ed

National ‘alt-right’ sickness surges with Trump spreading it

I have a friend who grew up in the aftermath of Hitler’s destruction of Germany. She and her family lived in East Germany under the thumbs of Communist rule. Ironically, during some of those years the head of Russia’s feared secret service, the KGB, was none other than today’s Russian President Vladimir Putin, our own president’s favorite among world leaders.

Op-Ed

Talking about solar eclipse, not online barbershop

Tie Rod was talking about the eclipse and Slemp thought he was referring to an online barbershop. Slemp could understand a computer haircut, all except the actual haircut part, but figures somebody in California has figured out how to do it.

Videos

Danville spoils Frederick Douglass football debut

Frederick Douglass head coach Brian Landis spoke after Danville defeated Douglass, 36-0, on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.
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Danville spoils Frederick Douglass football debut 0:41

Danville spoils Frederick Douglass football debut

Winning Wiener Dog 1:00

Winning Wiener Dog

Kentucky's quarterbacks put on their analyst hats 1:12

Kentucky's quarterbacks put on their analyst hats

Saturday was a mixed bag for Kentucky's offense 1:06

Saturday was a mixed bag for Kentucky's offense