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Letters From Leton: Commitment

A couple Saturdays ago was my day to work at the Wise office. It was a cold and snowy morning. It had snowed another four inches that night, and the roads were a bit slippery and covered. As customary, I went by Hardee’s in Wise before work to pick up breakfast for my teammate (and… Read more »

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 »