LoginCreate an account

Home News-Telegram Community News Dike News

Dike News

Altered functionality in mouse world

I understand the Army pays people hard money to identify practices, machinery and buildings subject to “altered functionalities,” which means creating something for one purpose and adapting it to another.


The bull and I had a conflict of interest

Before you get bent all out of shape with me for trading my Sorrel horse to middle brother Jimmy D. for a $20 Sears Roebuck guitar, I have to make something clear. Like Jap Hatley, I’m a walking Hatley, not a horse riding Hatley. Far as I know, Daddy never rode a single step on a horse; he was a wise man.


Two sandwiches short of a picnic

Somewhere around 1500 A.D., give or take several hundred years, some folks went around Europe bragging they could change iron into gold. People called them alchemists and the practice of their art alchemy.


Auschwitz and the bird dog

My chief bird hunting partner, Daddy, died in 1961. Several of the members in small country Methodist churches I served from 1958 through 1965 had known Daddy and his passion for the hunt.


The Slab: A memory that keeps on giving

From the earliest time I can recall, the two mile strip of concrete, known to everybody in northeastern Hopkins County as the Slab, ran in my memory.

  • «
  •  Start 
  •  Prev 
  •  1 
  •  2 
  •  Next 
  •  End 
  • »
Page 1 of 2

mySSnews Login

User Menu