A Zoom Thanksgiving? Summer could give way to a bleaker fall

Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts (AP), September 1 – As the Summer of COVID draws to a close, many experts fear an even bleaker fall and suggest that American families should start planning for Thanksgiving by Zoom. Because of the many uncertainties, public health scientists say it’s easier to forecast the weather on Thanksgiving Day than to predict […]

Commissioner Clark shares George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Publisher’s Note: Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark, a genuinely nice person who deeply cares about our community, faced head and neck cancer this year while he was running for re-election. He lost by re-election by 173 votes out of 4,737 cast in the May 22 Republican Runoff Election. Clark suffered his diagnosis right […]

What the first Thanksgiving dinner actually looked like

Julie Lesnik, Special Reporter to the Associated Press United States of America, November 22 – Most Americans probably don’t realize that we have a very limited understanding of the first Thanksgiving, which took place in 1621 in Massachusetts. Indeed, few of our present-day traditions resemble what happened almost 400 years ago, and there’s only one original […]

Trump kicks off Thanksgiving break golfing with Nicklaus

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending the first day of his Thanksgiving break taking advantage of the good golfing weather. White House spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham says the president was playing “a quick round” on Wednesday with golf legend Jack Nicklaus, Nicklaus’s professional golfer son Gary, and his grandson G.T. Trump has […]

For what I’m thankful

For what I’m thankful

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer There’s so much for which I’m thankful. Here’s a short list. I’m thankful that: The Lord rules, shows mercy, and has permitted me another year to enjoy this wonderful Earth since last Thanksgiving. My friends are my friends. My wife is my wife. She and I agree on a lot of […]

We all have much for which we are thankful (Part 3)

We all have much for which we are thankful (Part 3)

Image: Precinct 3 County Commissioner James Noack. Part 3 of 3. The Golden Hammer asked the question, “For What Are You Thankful?” We received responses from about three dozen community leaders out of about fifty to whom we asked the question. We’ll publish the responses in the order we received them in three parts – […]

We all have much for which we are thankful (Part 2)

We all have much for which we are thankful (Part 2)

Image: Precinct 4 County Commissioner Jim Clark. Part 2 of 3. The Golden Hammer asked the question, “For What Are You Thankful?” We received responses from about three dozen community leaders out of about fifty to whom we asked the question. We’ll publish the responses in the order we received them in three parts – […]