In search of ponies: Frog dilemma

Sharna Johnson It would appear my garage door has become the gateway to hell. Frog hell that is. They hop in, but they don’t hop out. Problem is, I don’t want their little souls. Yet daily, I must kick three or four back to the driveway from which they came. Their eyes stare at me […]

a view from under the pew: requiem for a pet frog part two

By Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist Editor’s note: Last time, Amos set up shop observing the animals in the church pew underworld attempt to console Sammy Salamander after the loss of his best friend, Petey the Pollywog. Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t work the capital shift […]

a view from under the pew: requiem for a pet frog

By Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t work the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and dashes. requiem for a pet frog i noticed sammysalamander sittingon a stump all by himselfone day looking so forlornand […]

It’s Their Business: Pop’s Place

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Name: Pop’s Place Location: 2916 N. Main St. What they do: They serve burgers, sandwiches, steaks, chili, barbecue, seafood, frog legs and sides dishes. They offer catering services. There is an arcade in the restaurant as well. Who’s in charge: Fred “Pop” Tate and his son, Gary “Pop Jr.” Tate Employees: Six, with five of […]

Judge not frogs nor people lest ye be judged

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist During this past rainy week, I have seen many more frogs around our house and on the streets. Seeing all these frogs reminded me of the strange encounter I had with a frog. One day several years ago I was getting ready for company and changing the sheets in the […]