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Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 1:30 PM

One of my all-time favorite TV cowboys rode off into the final sunset early last Saturday morning.James Garner was certainly one of Hollywood's finest gentleman and a motion picture and television legend. Over his five decades in the limelight, I never heard anything negative said about the man, who became a household word in the western-comedy series, “Maverick.”

Updated Jul 21, 2014 at 2:39 PM

When I moved to Helena two years ago, I had mixed feelings. The only thing I knew about the community was its high crime rate. Little did I know that my relocation to the Delta would prove among the best decisions I have ever made.

Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 10:23 AM

Following a 7-week sabbatical, it's finally back in the saddle time for this old grizzled journalist. Some, I have been told, have missed my weekly ramblings and others probably haven't even noticed it was missing from The Helena World lineup.

Updated May 23, 2014 at 9:18 AM

Apathy is defined as “indifference”, “lack of concern”, or “lack of interest.”

Updated May 15, 2014 at 10:37 AM

It has been frequently said that if you are truly looking for a learning experience or something to do, you need look no further than your own backyard. Such is the case with the Delta Cultural Center.

Updated May 8, 2014 at 3:40 PM

If everything you read must be “politically correct”, then go ahead and stuff this column away in file 13 because it probably isn't going to make you very happy.

Updated May 1, 2014 at 2:58 PM

Last week, New York Yankee pitcher Michael Pineda was caught using pine tar to rub up the baseball to get a better grip on the ball during a damp evening at Yankee Stadium. For those not familiar with baseball, pine tar is a substance that batters...

Updated Apr 24, 2014 at 3:15 PM

Mysteries have been popular in literature, TV and the movies almost from the beginning of those genres. People, however, particularly tend to savor what we refer to as real life mysteries – from the disappearance of aviator Amelia Earhart to...

Updated Apr 10, 2014 at 11:26 AM

Whether or not the “silent majority” wants to admit it, the United States is slowly but surely becoming a Godless nation. Oh yes, the polls show that more than 80 percent of Americans still believe there is a “Supreme Being”...

Updated Apr 3, 2014 at 10:54 AM

“Yes, I would like to place an order please. I need four cans of green beans, a 10-pound sack of potatoes, a 5-pound sack of sugar, a roast and a package of brown and serve rolls, please.”

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