Category Archives: Current Events

Cheating Death

On Sunday, January 9, a single-engine plane in Los Angeles had engine failure during takeoff and went down moments later. The plane came to rest on some railroad tracks, the cockpit crumpled and the pilot bleeding from his injuries. Los … Continue reading

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Playing with Fire

Investigators suspect that a 5-year-old playing with a lighter set a Christmas tree on fire, causing a tragic blaze that killed 12 family members in a Philadelphia rowhome early Wednesday. This was the city’s deadliest fire in more than a … Continue reading

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Common Destiny

Not often does it catch us off guard when a person who is 99 years old passes away, but that is exactly what happened for many people when beloved actress Betty White died a few days ago. Expectations were high … Continue reading

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Let’s Go, Christians!

This past October 2, Brandon Brown had just won a NASCAR race at Talladega and was being interviewed by NBC Sports reporter, Kelli Stavast. The crowd was chanting a vulgar, anti-Joe Biden phrase, which Stavast mistakenly took to be a … Continue reading

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Debt Forgiveness

Graduations are usually a time of exuberant celebration, as those being awarded their hard-earned degrees joyfully acknowledge their accomplishments and look toward the future with high hopes and expectations. But the 2020 and 2021 graduates of Wilberforce University had even … Continue reading

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Feeling the Pressure

One of the biggest sports news stories in some time is that Simone Biles withdrew from the gymnastic team competition in the Tokyo Olympics. This decision came just as the USA team was to compete for the gold medal. This … Continue reading

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Relatively Speaking

In the lead news story in today’s edition of the Lexington Herald-Leader, it was reported that Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that there were 237 new cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths from the virus yesterday. This was received as … Continue reading

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Coming to the Rescue

Have you seen the video of a 17-year-old girl defending her dogs from a full-grown bear? The video, which has been viewed more than 68 million times, shows Hailey Morinico, of Bradbury, California, rescuing her dogs from a bear on … Continue reading

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Leading from Strength

President Theodore Roosevelt’s policy for leading the United States was described in his famous line, “Speak softly, but carry a big stick.” That’s a far cry from current President Joe Biden’s promise that the United States would lead “not by … Continue reading

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Affecting the Others

COVID-19 has shut down another sports team. The Duke men’s basketball team has pulled out of the ACC tournament, ending their season. One of their walk-on players tested positive for the virus. Just losing one player who had a very … Continue reading

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