June 7, 2014 RSS feed / Features

‘I’ll never forget’ Don Zimmer

Straight Ahead

I’m not sure how many of you know who Don Zimmer was, but he died yesterday at the age of 83. He was a major league baseball player, coach and manager whose career spanned 66 years. More...

‘The Goldfinch’ may not be Pulitzer material but still a good read

I don’t get to read as much as I’d like during the school year, but I do manage to squeeze in a book here and there. More...

At the Library

The Book Bunch, the reading group sponsored by the Friends of the Person County Public Library, is reading Stephen King’s 11/22/63 for its June selection.  The group will meet on June 26, at noon, in the library’s gallery. More...

Friend recommends two for summer

When I want good ideas and great suggestions about new books to read, I often turn to my long-time friend and fellow bibliophile Gean Gentry.  Last week, just in time for this “book page,” Gean emailed another friend and me and made More...

Summer reading list growing by the day

Well, the school year is over and summer has officially begun for Roxboro Community School staff and students. Like many of my colleagues, I have a summer reading list a mile long. There is a lot of catching up to do over the next nine weeks.  More...