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Cooling it in hot weather

July 11, 2019 SST

By Wendell Fowler Much to the delight of shrieking children and helpless parents, there’re here: enticing ice cream trucks blaring Pop Goes the Weasel, trolling neighborhood streets. On a hot day consuming popsicle, ice cream […]

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TOP TEN ACTS OF REVENGE I WISH ON OTHERS

July 4, 2019 SST

By Torry Stiles 10. People who miss the big dumpster on my block encounter others with similar bad aim on their next visit to a public restroom. 9. People who sprawl across three seats in […]

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Earth is our pharmacist, not a delicatessen

July 4, 2019 SST

By Wendell Fowler Summer weather is here: cookouts, picnics and porch parties proliferate as bustling farmers markets abound with a kaleidoscope of local summer fruits and vegetables tingling with vitamin-packed, sun-kissed deliciousness. If I never […]

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Don’t get so upset about the setup

July 4, 2019 SST

By Curtis Honeycutt I don’t attend many movies with groups anymore. Part of that is a life stage issue — most of my friends are married and have small kids. It’s hard to justify the […]

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Wail of the Bigfoot: conclusion

July 4, 2019 SST

By Rick Hinton The creep factor for me always begins when I enter Morgan Monroe State Forest, just south of Martinsville. There is just something about this place that’s always resonated with me – and […]

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TOP TEN REASONS TO STICK AROUND

June 27, 2019 SST

By Torry Stiles (Dear readers – Depression has claimed a few of my friends recently. Probably a few of yours, too. Community Hospital, Valle Vista, St. Vincent’s, St. Francis and several other locations offer 24/7 […]

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Wails of the Bigfoot: Part II

June 27, 2019 SST

By Rick Hinton The BFRO (Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization) monitors Bigfoot/Sasquatch sightings across the country. The undisputed facts centering around these sightings and encounters are: “It’s a fact that for more than 400 years, people […]

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Muy caliente! Surprising health benefits of peppers

June 20, 2019 SST

By Wendell Fowler We’ve all watched sidesplitting viral videos of folks eating month-searing peppers: one minute they’re a badass; the next they’re bug-eyed writhing, sweating uncontrollably, a flood of tears flowing down their rosy cheeks […]