He amazes me

He amazes me

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistI met Jesus on a brown couch in Jerry Bottom on August 20, 1971. (That’s Huddy, KY.) My sister was sitting right besi...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Dealing with change

Dealing with change

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistMy hairdryer broke last week. And right in the middle of my morning assembly/preparation! I clicked the buttons several tim...

May 21st, 2017 |  


A girl changing the world

A girl changing the world

By Dawn Reed Guest Columnist I had lunch with the neatest young lady last week. She is setting out on an adventure and I couldn’t wait to hear...

May 14th, 2017 updated: May 14th, 2017. |  


An alarming morning

An alarming morning

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistThe first thing you should know is that it wasn’t my fault. Really, it wasn’t.Since my total hip replacement si...

April 30th, 2017 updated: April 30th, 2017. |  


Not the holiday I had expected

Not the holiday I had expected

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistA few days before Easter, I was talking to a five-year old as he was having his teeth cleaned. “Do you know who is co...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Madison PD distracted driving patrols

Madison PD distracted driving patrols

On Thursday, April 13 I had the opportunity to go on my first police ride-along.Captain J.T. Adams of the Madison Police Department allowed me to go o...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Shock at Easter

Shock at Easter

Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistA friend called and told me someone I cared about had died. I pulled off the road to cry. I was shocked. Stunned. Was it true?...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistPalm Sunday was never a big deal to me. Decades came and went without even a thought. I guess I was just busy getting ready...

April 9th, 2017 |  


Nine-tenths of coal miners are gone

By James A. HaughtEditor EmeritusThe Charleston Gazette-MailAmerica’s coal industry is sinking sadly. Tonnage, usually above 1 billion, dropped ...

March 28th, 2017 |  


The challenge

The challenge

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistLent is the 40-day period between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. It is a common practice by Catholics and Christians to g...

March 26th, 2017 |