Choose one: High achievement or good morals

By John Rosemond Parents of children who habitually lie can breathe a huge sigh of relief – The New York Times says that budding Pinocchios are more intelligent than kids who tell the truth (“Is Your Child Lying to You? That’s Good,” Alex Stone, Jan. 5, 2018). The Grey Lady’s announcement is based on studies […]

Ruth Wages Bray, 86

Ruth Wages Bray, 86, of Jonesboro, passed away March 8, 2018. Ruth was a very religious person and was a member of North Fayette United Methodist Church. She loved gardening, flowers and decorating, but her biggest passion was rescuing animals. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, James and Zelma Wages; sister, Mildred Rowe; […]

Janice Padillo, age 95

Janice Padillo, age 95 of Union City, Ga. passed away peacefully March 1, 2018. Janice was born June 27, 1922 to the late Alex and Maggie Bonds in Kossuth, Miss. Her Mother died from TB when Janice was age 9, so she became the cook, housekeeper and caretaker for her father and 4 brothers. Janice […]

Jean Burdin, 84

Jean Burdin (84) went to be with the Lord peacefully March 9, 2018. She was born 2/10/1934 at Fort Benning in Columbus Ga. Jean was preceded in death by her loving Husband, Wes Burdin of 35 years. She is survived by her 2 children, Patricia “Trish” Burdin of Nicolette Minn. and John Wesley (Kristin) Burdin […]

Cynthia Lynn Garcia, age 55

Cynthia “Cindy” Lynn Garcia, age 55 of Carrollton, passed away March 7, 2018. She was born March 20, 1962 in Key West, Fla. a daughter to Linda Maria Cates Garcia and the late Albert Asia Garcia. She was a homemaker and also worked in several salons as a cosmetologist. In addition to her mother, she […]

Mary Jolene Golden, 82, of Fayetteville

Mary Jolene Golden, 82, of Fayetteville passed away at home on March 3, 2018. She was born on April 19, 1935 in Iuka, Miss. to the late Ruby Elizabeth and Oscar Dave Curtin.  Mary and Chuck were very involved in the restoration of Hopeful Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery. Mary is survived by her husband […]

Kathryn Miller Price, 82, of Fayetteville

Kathryn Miller Price, 82, of Fayetteville, passed away peacefully on March 10, 2018. Kathryn is survived by her husband, Derrell Price; her daughters, Janet (Gene) Chunn, Judy Price, Susan (Gary) Chapo and Carol (Markus) Potsch; her grandchildren, Andy Chunn, Samuel Chapo, Kelly Chapo, James Garrard and Price (Camryn) Garrad. Her funeral service will be at […]

Solomon Saylor, age 80

Solomon “Bud” Saylor was born on August 11, 1937 into a small impoverished Appalachian coal mining community. In 1954 he graduated from high school with honors and shortly thereafter enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.  During that enlistment, Bud became the youngest person ever to be fully certified as an airport/approach controller at a moderately […]

Patricia Ann Perren, 74, of Fayetteville

Patricia “Pat” Ann Perren, 74, of Fayetteville, passed away on March 5, 2018.  She was born in Rome, Ga. on September 16, 1943 to the late Lewis and Christine Morris. Pat was a long-time Fayette County resident.  She was employed for over 20 years in the Marshall’s Office for Fayette County.  Pat was a devoted […]

Many new ways don’t work; many old ones do

By John Rosemond An individual who occupies a fairly high-level position in the mainstream media recently told one of my associates that I’m “old-fashioned.” She meant it as a slight, but I hardly took it that way. I do, in fact, espouse a child-rearing philosophy and approach that prevailed when I was a child. To […]

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