Elkin Tribune- RSS OPINION Feed http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION http://elkintribune.com/section/OPINION Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:19:01 EST 1800 Letter to the editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/151565304/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:00:23 EST Letter to the editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/151569175/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:00:22 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151506239/Stone-Mountain-News Derick Barker will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday, weather permitting at 9 a.m. If the weather is bad and the park is closed, there will be no service. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 04:30:21 EST Highway headaches take a toll http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151482895/Highway-headaches-take-a-toll Well, don't that beat all.Word has reached this hometown news desk that folks are debating whether to eliminate tolls on the West Virginia Turnpike. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:10:21 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151381637/Stone-Mountain-News New DVDs ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “The Christmas Pageant,” “Christmas with a Capital C,” “Puppy Love,” “We Bought A Zoo,” “One Last Dance,” “Little House on... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 03:55:21 EST Letter to the editor http://elkintribune.com/news/letters/151351596/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 07:25:21 EST South’s textiles to rise again? http://elkintribune.com/news/community-news-opinion_columns/151342746/Souths-textiles-to-rise-again Who says textiles are dead? Mon, 19 Jan 2015 02:00:22 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/151182299/Stone-Mountain-News New DVDs ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “The Wedding Chapel,” “Just Desserts,” “Annie's Point,” “WWJD-What Would Jesus Do?,” “Growing the Big One,” “All I... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:30:21 EST Elkin’s new Trophy Room http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/151166077/Elkins-new-Trophy-Room We're getting to be like a little Hollywood around here.Last week I mentioned Elkin resident Anthony Barigi being featured these days on the fourth season of a CMT cable-TV reality show, “Redneck Island.” Mon, 12 Jan 2015 02:59:06 EST You might be a redneck if … http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/151073928/You-might-be-a-redneck-if Pleasant Hill native Anthony 'Big Po' Parigi is doing ME no favors as his tale plays out on the cable-TV reality show “Redneck Island.” Mon, 5 Jan 2015 02:52:07 EST Pass the plate and the mouthwash http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/151016554/Pass-the-plate-and-the-mouthwash Last New Year's Day we got a kind invitation to lunch. As the ladies discussed the menu, they talked about serving soup.“What about cabbage and black-eyed peas?” I interrupted. Mon, 29 Dec 2014 01:42:04 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150974107/Stone-Mountain-News New books ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Hometown Courtship” by Diann Hunt, “Family Matters” by Deborah Bedford, “Ready Made Family” by Cheryl Wyatt and “Code of Honor” by Lenora... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 02:22:03 EST A Christmas tale on the side of the road http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150937344/A-Christmas-tale-on-the-side-of-the-road The chatter pouring out of the radio stopped Birddog in his tracks. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:14:05 EST Elkin Elementary reaching out to the community http://elkintribune.com/news/news_education-opinion_columns/150937920/Elkin-Elementary-reaching-out-to-the-community Elkin Elementary School has been very busy helping out the community the last couple of months. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:45:05 EST Don’t be a Grinch, support the zombies http://elkintribune.com/news/editorial/150887804/Dont-be-a-Grinch-support-the-zombies Creatures of science fiction may not be everyone's cup of tea, but when these “creatures” are making sure children in the community are going to experience a Christmas celebration that they might not otherwise have, then they should... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:50:05 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150883738/Stone-Mountain-News New books ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library include “Undone” by Karen Slaughter, “Double Take” by Jenness Walker, “Texas Ranger Dad” by Debra Clopton, “Homecoming Blessings” by Merrillee... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:37:06 EST Christmas Town, courtesy of textiles http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150874693/Christmas-Town-courtesy-of-textiles This is a story of Christmastime and textiles.It's not a story of clacking looms, flying lint and making money. Instead, it's a story of children's dreams, teenagers' delight and adult nostalgia. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:46:03 EST Finally, the rooster crowed on Christmas morning http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150834122/Finally-the-rooster-crowed-on-Christmas-morning “Is the trailer still there?” my father asked. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:55:07 EST A little cowboy has to have pasta http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150805615/A-little-cowboy-has-to-have-pasta Looking back, I'm surprised Mom would let me watch TV at all. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:04:05 EST Stone Mountain News http://elkintribune.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/150804111/Stone-Mountain-News A new audio book on CD ready to check out at Traphill Branch Library is “Walking on Water” by Richard Paul Evans. This is the fifth book of The Walk series and the library has all of them. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:05:09 EST