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Dick Yarbrough, Author at LaGrange Daily News


Legislature has chance to help those that can’t help themselves

In the midst of the cacophony over election reform, vaccination policy, sports betting, Trump’s grumps harrumphs and another unconscionable private school voucher scheme, a piece ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:11 pm


Some final harrumphs on Trump’s grumps

My column suggesting to Republicans that, like it or not, the presidential elections are over and for those crying ‘foul’ they might want to take ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:32 am


Talking about current events

I had just hung up from a robocall wanting to extend the warranty on a car I no longer own when the phone rang again. ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, February 5, 2021 10:52 am


Requiem for the woman who shares my name

She wasn’t thrilled when I told her I had been invited to write an occasional column for a local publication. After more than three decades ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, January 15, 2021 11:00 am


Dick Yarbrough’s Christmas column

This column has become a Christmas tradition. I share with you once again this year. It is dedicated to my beloved wife and to all ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, December 25, 2020 12:34 pm


Despite election controversy, life goes on

Don’t shoot the messenger but Donald Trump has lost his bid for a second term as president. He doesn’t have enough votes in the Electoral ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, December 18, 2020 1:00 am


Random thoughts from Dick Yarbrough

Here we go again. The University of Georgia has another Rhodes Scholar. According to my abacus, that makes 25. But who’s counting? (Wink! Wink!) Phaidra ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, December 3, 2020 8:58 pm


Voter fraud claims nothing new in Georgia

You’ve got to love Georgia Republicans. They are more fun than a roomful of puppies. What makes them the most fun is that the puppies ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, November 27, 2020 9:40 am


Bugging Junior E. Lee about the election results

As I promised last week, I contacted Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in Greater Garfield, ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, November 13, 2020 11:00 am


Junior E. Lee primer to analyze election results

Because this column runs across the state on different days of the week depending where you may happen to be, some of you will be ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:35 pm

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