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Columns

  • Faces of hope in the tears of Tucson

  • Selling subscriptions

    Ring, ring, ring.
    “Yes.”
    “Hello, is this Mrs. Alicia Arnold?”
    “Yes, it is.”
    “Well, Mrs. Arnold this is The Springfield Sun calling to tell you that we noticed your subscription to The Sun has elapsed and we would like to get your business back.  We have a once-in-a-lifetime offer that we believe will convince you to renew.  Would you like to hear the offer?”
    “Sure.  What is it?”

  • I'm ready for 2011!

    It’s a new year, and lots of folks are making resolutions. They will quit doing this, start doing that, and try to cut back on this, that and those things in their lives.
    Me? I didn’t make a new year’s resolution this year. I’ve tried in the past, and despite making some that have lasted several months, I usually see them come to an end before the year is over.

  • A resolution revolution

    I resolve to stage a revolt against making New Year’s resolutions. I’ve had it with them; they don’t work for me. The New Year is still in infancy, and I’ve already broken 75 percent of my resolutions.  
    It’s not that I didn’t try; I just forgot. The pressure of the moment distracted my attention from keeping the resolution.

  • Miss Cindy

    Better than being rich is having a job you love.
    So, if you get to work at one great job in your lifetime, then you’re blessed. If you get two great jobs then you’re truly blessed. I think my wife would very much agree.
    Cindy is moving on from St. Dominic School to the Springfield State Bank beginning in January. It’s a great move for our family from one great place to work to another. But it wasn’t a decision made without a lot of careful thought and prayers.

  • Church signs

    I always love quotes and one-liners. Don’t you?  

  • Remembering Christmas 1944


    The following is a column written by Mackville native Leon Keeling. He served as news editor of The Harrodsburg Herald in Mercer County for 34 years. After his retirement in 1984, he continued to write columns for the Herald until his death in 2007. He was married to the former Imogene Buster, now of Nicholasville, Ky.

  • Register for Weigh Down Washington County 2011

                                  

    Do your part in making Washington Co. healthier.  A recent report stated that 33 percent of Washington County citizens are obese.  Of this number, 21 percent are children.  Be willing to set a good example for your children and grandchildren.  

  • Discover the "off" switch

  • A new day

    Well, hello there Washington County. It’s nice to meet you.