Elkin Tribune- RSS OPINION Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION Thu, 2 Oct 2014 05:24:35 EST 1800 Down the River Road http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50804063/Down-the-River-Road We were good little toters, all of us kids. There was a lot of toting to be done, on our farm in Surry County. We toted water from the spring to the barn, we toted tobacco plants from the plant bed to the patch, we toted 'taters out of the... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:15:09 EST Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/50814652/Letter-to-editor To the editor, Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:34:06 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50801269/Stone-Mountain-News Yale Huie will be bringing the message Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Park are invited to come as you are to worship in this historic church. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 00:57:06 EST Terror too close for comfort http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50792004/Terror-too-close-for-comfort A little girl, about my age at the time, plays in a field as a bird chirps in a tranquil scene shown in an old, blurry, black-and-white TV ad.Then comes a countdown: 3-2-1. Next, a mushroom cloud from a nuclear explosion arises. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:27:04 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50727294/Stone-Mountain-News The ladies at Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church will have their fall bazaar on Saturday, beginning with breakfast at 8 a.m. There will be crafts, yard sale items, and Betty's homemade fried apple pies. Proceeds go to finish up the picnic... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:11:08 EST Hog-wild in a wacky way http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50688856/Hog-wild-in-a-wacky-way I am ready to reveal the one depravation I suffered through while growing up here in the hometown. We didn't have barbecue at my house. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:30:06 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50641100/Stone-Mountain-News Union Baptist Church on the Traphill Road is having revival this week through Thursday at 7 p.m. Donald Ball will be the guest speaker. Pastor Steve Stolzfus invites you to worship with them. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:48:12 EST Disquiet back in the homeland http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50605414/Disquiet-back-in-the-homeland One time I headed up the mountain to the Highland Games at Grandfather Mountain just for a look-around. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:23:08 EST Motel Madness http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50590318/Motel-Madness Early last month, I headed down to a S.C. beach. I didn't make it that night. I got tired and decided to find a cheap motel. I found it. You have heard of “fleabags.” It was trying to get up to that status. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:09:17 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50574542/Stone-Mountain-News Welcome Home Missionary Baptist Church on the Traphill Road will be having an auction and hot dog supper on Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. Pastor Ritchie Harris invites you to support them. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:52:04 EST Give Captain Sisko a football http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50525904/Give-Captain-Sisko-a-football A running gag on the old “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” TV show, which aired widely in syndication from 1993-99, claimed that the future would have no baseball. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 15:20:09 EST Down the River Road http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50309111/Down-the-River-Road Without a doubt, we are a very festive people here in the Yadkin Valley. We have festivals for wine, for pumpkins, for fiddles, for farming, for leaves, for apples, for a television show, for a deep-dish pie…you get the idea. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:26:09 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50415906/Stone-Mountain-News Larry Andrews will be bringing the message Sunday at Garden Creek Baptist Church at 9 a.m. Campers in the Stone Mountain State Park are invited to come as you are to worship in this historic church. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:10:15 EST How ‘bout that other Elkin ‘paper? http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50370620/How-bout-that-other-Elkin-paper “The Tribune” has served as the chronicler for Elkin - the newspaper of record, as they say in the business - since 1911. The 'paper has changed much over the many years and decades, but unchanged is its eminence here in the... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 03:54:04 EST The Preacher’s Corner http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50309075/The-Preachers-Corner In Genesis 1:1 we read the following… “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:53:06 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50331977/Stone-Mountain-News Round Hill Baptist Church is having revival this week through Aug. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Claude Lloyd from Rocky Ford is the guest speaker. Pastor Matthew Higgins and the congregation invite you to worship with them. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:34:10 EST Bell tower blues http://elkintribune.com/news/opinion_columns/50241288/Bell-tower-blues Springtime is really lovely on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill. The beauty of it all helps to lessen the academic pressure. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:57:03 EST Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/50283473/Letter-to-editor To the editor, Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:06:04 EST Letter to editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/50252969/Letter-to-editor To the editor,Welcome Back Buckin' Elks!The 2014-2015 school year officially begins on August 18 as teachers and staff return to Elkin City Schools. Students will begin classes on August 25. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:48:02 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50241666/Stone-Mountain-News Traphill Baptist Church is having revival this week. Crabgrass will be singing Thursday night. Pastor Bobby Trott and the congregation invite you to worship with them. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 02:21:12 EST