Monthly Archives: April 2018

A Confederate Memorial Day?

Recently, the Fayette County Commission was asked to consider having a proclamation to honor the Confederate war dead. To far too many, this may have appeared as a reasonable request. It was not. It is way past time for us as white Southerners to recognize why the war was fought… slavery. In the past, recognition…

Fleming brothers holding April 28 food drive to benefit Fayette Samaritans

Special to Fayette Newspapers Since he was 6-years-old, Andrew Fleming knew he wanted to help people. On April 28, the now 11-year-old’s organization, Andrew’s Fun & Helpful Community, will hold its fourth food drive to help hungry children. Every non-perishable donation will benefit Fayette Samaritans. A grant from Youth Service America’s Sodexo Foundation helped to…

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Baseball is all around us and the temps are cooperating. But here comes the pollen. Still, Spring has sprung and that means America’s past time is “at bat.” Some may argue that today football, not baseball, is America’s National Pastime. But in the first half of the 20th century, there was no question that baseball…

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