Who’s that lady with Steve Burns?

Every once in a while a picture comes across my desk which catches my eye and piques my curiosity. I immediately recognized Steve Burns and taking a closer look, standing next to him was Betty White. Yes, Betty White, the very same Betty we all know and love. The...

Coffee curmudgeons always good for a column

The doors open here at the Tri-City Times Monday through Friday at 7:15 every morning. By 7:30 the coffee is brewing and the first of the ‘coffee klatch curmudgeons’ begin showing up. It’s been that way for many years now, a tradition of sorts I suppose. I acquired a...

Hammertown or bust

Garrett Toombs, 25, is a quiet, polite, determined and intelligent young man. Oh, and he likes to go fast, just as fast as whatever he is driving at the time can go. His father, Glenn, says, “Garrett has always had a very real need for speed.” Garrett was riding...

Success was in the wind

Austin Roy has a deep love and appreciation for the outdoors. His family recognized Austin’s love for the outdoors early on and extended their arm of knowledge and provided opportunity. Austin is wise beyond his years. His father, Paul, credits the whole family for...

Who ever thought?

Covid-19 forces cancellation of Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend Who ever thought? We didn’t think it would happen, but it did. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to challenge our world and, unfortunately, prohibits us from holding the Woods-N-Water...