Parenting is a great responsibility not all embrace

Published Sunday, April 10, 2011
By Brian Knox

Sometime in this next week, most likely, my world will be turned upside down once again.

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Local economy showing signs of growth

Published Sunday, March 27, 2011
By Brian Knox

Seats were at a premium at Tuesday's Decatur Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at the Decatur Civic Center. In fact, it was the most well-attended Decatur Chamber luncheon that Chamber Director Misty Hudson could recall.

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It’s time for businesses to step up

Published Sunday, January 30, 2011
By Brian Knox

At Tuesday's officer installation luncheon for the Decatur Chamber of Commerce, new president Carey Williams said he understood 2010 wasn't the best year for business owners in the room. But the analogy he used next made audience members smile

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Don’t tune out, join the conversation

Published Sunday, January 16, 2011
By Brian Knox

The Tucson shooting Saturday that left six people dead including Federal Judge John Roll, and critically wounded Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, led to almost instant finger-pointing on who was to blame. Letter writer Ken Hughes weighed in with his opinion in Thursday's paper.

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We welcome your submissions

Published Sunday, January 2, 2011
By Brian Knox

It's 2011, and if you are reading this, thank you. Thank you for letting us tell your stories and keeping you informed on the latest news in the county. Thank you - I'm not sure if we in the newspaper business say that enough to our readers. Your support is definitely appreciated.

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Peeking inside the old inbox

Published Sunday, December 19, 2010
By Brian Knox

This week, I thought I'd share a little insight into my inbox. Here's a sample of the hundreds of e-mails I receive daily and my take on them.

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Time to play the name game

Published Sunday, December 5, 2010
By Brian Knox

The Bard could have been making a point about how names might not be that important to the two star-crossed lovers, but, hey, that tale didn't turn out so well, now did it?

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Welcome back, football season

Published Sunday, August 29, 2010
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By the time you read this, football in Wise County will have officially begun.

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