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Dick Yarbrough, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: Philip Weltner used his pickaxe for public good

He was called “Mr. Anonymous, Jr.” I thought about him the other day, after I read the U.S. Department of Justice has launched a statewide ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, September 28, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: It’s no secret Cognia disregarding Open Records law

Whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, liberal or conservative, there is one thing that should unite one and all – how government spends ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Looking for some good news in these trying times

It is hard to find much good news these days as we relive the horrific events of 9-11 that took the lives of 2,977 innocent ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Nervously awaiting another football season at UGA

If you don’t know by now, I love my alma mater, the University of Georgia, the oldest state-chartered university in the nation.  I am a ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Saturday, September 4, 2021 8:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Remembering a time when negative was positive

I had a COVID-19 test the other day even though I have been fully-vaccinated and wear my mask regularly in public. I am sure to ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Saturday, August 28, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH: Random thoughts on random subjects

What a bunch of whiners.  I refer to the jive-talkers that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, waving their Trump flags and having a ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, August 13, 2021 10:00 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Methodist squabbles show ‘organized religion’ an oxymoron

My wise father once advised me to never talk politics or religion with people. You will never change their minds, he said, and they will ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Saturday, August 7, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Final Olympic memory a lasting one

One last word about the 25th anniversary of the Centennial Olympic Games and then we will move on.  Nostalgia is not one of my strong ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Thursday, July 29, 2021 9:30 am

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YARBROUGH COLUMN: Vernon Jones talks about running for governor

Strong opinions begat strong reactions. I recently begatted a strong opinion about Republican gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones and he begatted a strong reaction right back ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Tuesday, July 20, 2021 9:30 am

Columns

YARBROUGH COLUMN: The best of times, the worst of times

Twenty-five years ago this week, Bill Clinton was winding up his first term as president and trying to remember if he knew someone named Monica ... Read more

by Dick Yarbrough, Friday, July 16, 2021 10:30 am

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