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W Gregory Ward, Author at Valley Times-News

News

Davis, longtime BOE member, passes away

LaFAYETTE — Joe Davis, a long-time member of the Chambers County Board of Education, is remembered by former colleagues as someone who was truly dedicated ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Thursday, July 29, 2021 9:43 am

Opinion

Don’t end up like a Bursin’s donkey

I recently came across Bursin’s Donkey. It’s not a real donkey at all, just a philosophical construct used by smart people to make a point. ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12:17 pm

Opinion

Wealthier than Croesus

Let me introduce you to one of the wealthiest people who has ever lived.  You. All of my life I’ve heard the expression, “Richer than ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 12:53 pm

Opinion

Ward Column: Importance of thinking for yourself

It seems that no matter where you turn, someone is giving you their opinion. And that includes what we used to call the news.  Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 9:30 am

Opinion

A full tank of gas

I found myself on an early Saturday morning at Kroger gassing up my Jeep.  I was on my way to McDonald’s for coffee and a ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, July 7, 2021 7:22 am

Opinion

Taking flight and catching up with an old friend

I became reacquainted with an old hobby an and old friend last weekend. Let me tell you about it. I’ve always had a fear of ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 7:29 am

Opinion

Science the mess out of it

In the movie “The Martian”, Matt Damon plays an astronaut who was mistakenly left behind on Mars after a freak weather storm forced the rest ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 7:38 am

Opinion

I wanna watch the world burn?

Mean Girls is a movie that was written by Tina Fey, an improvisational comedy actress turned writer.  Fey had become a hot commodity in television, ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 12:53 pm

Opinion

What it means to graduate high school

My nephew graduated from high school last week. I was there, and I have to admit it had a bigger impact on me than I ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 7:39 am

Opinion

Words can be carnivals themselves

We’ve spent the last couple of weeks strolling around outside events of one sort or the other. Maybe we devote a little time to looking ... Read more

by W Gregory Ward, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 8:26 am

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