Farm & Outdoors 

Outdoor heaven at Home Field Advantage Farmstead

John Willoughby: Greene Publishing, Inc. Whether you’re looking for a place to lay down in beautiful soft grass and gaze at the star-filled night sky or just a quick overnight, indoor stay, Jennifer and Bart Moore invite you to their 40-acre paradise where everything and anything is possible. About two miles south of Interstate 10 on County Road 255, you will find Home Field Advantage Farmstead, owned and operated by the Moores. It all started back in 2013 when their last child graduated high school and Jennifer decided she wanted…

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National Security: California Burning

Fifty-some years ago, a popular singing group “The Mamas and Papas” jumped to the front of the hit parade with their iconic song “California Dreaming.” An updated version a half-century later might be ‘California Burning.’ For the last month, the nightly news programs have featured a segment on the massive wildfires burning across the Golden State. This isn’t a new phenomenon – a year ago the same programs were talking about the massive fire in the Napa wine country. In checking back through the archives of this column, I wrote…

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Christian Concepts: Enemies, Friends and Fake News

President Trump purportedly called the press the “enemy of the people.” Recently, Jim Acosta, a reporter with CNN, suggested in a White House press meeting that presidential press secretary Sarah Sanders set the record straight by saying those in the press “are not the enemy of the people.” When he got an answer he did not like, he walked out in protest. The takeaway in that incident for me is there are those within the national news media who are as thin-skinned and narcissistic as Trump. If they cannot manipulate…

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Mr. Carradine Dewey “C. D.” Agner, Jr.

Carradine Dewey Agner Jr. (C.D.) was born on July 22, 1926, and left this temporary home on Friday Aug. 10, 2018. A native of Madison County, he was loved by all who crossed his path. He went by many names: Daddy, Granddaddy, Uncle C.D., C.D. and First Sarge, just to name a few. He spent his life serving the Lord and his prayers rained love on all ears that they fell upon. One of his favorite civic organizations was the Masonic Lodge. He was a 69 year member of the…

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