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Hopefully I’m not the only one who’s been following the harrowing story of a Florida fourth grader who was recently promised a full ride to the University of Tennessee starting in 2028. It … more
Before the ink was dry on last week's Advocate News, I began receiving emails from former Durant football players, asking if I had forgotten about their teams. Why? I actually knew the answer … more
It’s been 20 years. On one hand, it was bound to happen sometime. Yet on the other, there is just something about the annual Wilton vs. Durant football game. I’ve been around this … more
It began last week with a rather curious letter we received in the mail. It had our proper street address but the name on the envelope was “3rd Street Neighbor.” The sender was “Cedar … more
Did you celebrate National Vinyl Record Day? Or did you miss it like I did? It was Aug. 12 and commemorated the day in 1877 that Thomas Edison invented the phonograph. Why celebrate National … more
In the 15-20 years I’ve been closely following tennis, I never could have dreamt that one day I’d be covering a local athlete on the biggest of professional stages. I’ve written in this … more
Editor: What motivates us the most: love, greed, fear or something else? Politicians of both parties count on the public’s fear as the base motivator for donating dollars to campaigns and … more
Editor: For years, in our own offices across the state, dentists have provided free or reduced care to patients in need on an ad hoc basis. Some dentists open their offices once or twice a year … more
Editor: On Aug. 9 and 10, the city of Durant celebrated their annual Firefighters Festival with a parade on a beautiful day. The firefighters had a man dressed up as a mascot dog — black … more
“People will come Ray, people will most definitely come.” The iconic quote above from the unforgettable voice of James Earl Jones is just one of the countless gems from the 1989 film … more
Excitement is building. A first-ever regular season Major League Baseball game will take place in Iowa next year. And it will take place at a location many people consider sacred. On Thursday, … more
Editor: In offense to both Christ and our Constitution, leaders of the conservative agenda continue to present ideas from the Bible’s “Old Testament” as “Christian.” They are not the … more
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