Author: Leton Harding





Letters From Leton: Bobbleheads

Perhaps you are a collector of bobbleheads. You know, those cute figurines you see on someone’s desk or on the dashboard of a passing car. Often during sports seasons, teams will offer everyone attending a bobblehead of a player as a special treat for attending the game. This week I experienced the passing of two… Read more »



Letters From Leton: A Nickel For A Pop

If you have not had a chance to watch any of the History Channel’s America Great series, I recommend it to you. On Thanksgiving (naturally), I watched a show called, “Foods that Made America Great”. A common theme among the shows relates to once dominant companies that either lost out to, or at minimum missed… Read more »







Letters From Leton: Popcorn Balls

In Appalachia, there are specific memories for many of us surrounding holidays and celebrations. One of those this time of year is homemade popcorn balls. Homemade popcorn balls as treats originated in our family more as a necessity. Having extra money to purchase candy was not a consideration – so instead of cash, the resources… Read more »



Letters From Leton: The Greatest Steak I Ever Had Was A Disappointment

A number of years back, I had the opportunity and pleasure to serve as a member and subsequent Chairman of the Risk Management Association’s (RMA) Community Bank Council. Fifteen Bank CEOs and Executives from around the country provided input and guidance to the RMA as the organization supported Community Banks. Our fall meeting was normally… Read more »