In Loving Memory: Obituaries Of The Week August 22, 2021

Jerome Powell

In Loving Memory: Obituaries August 16-22, 2021 ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) *Refresh this page for updates and newly listed obituaries for this week. Obituary for Johnny P. Bugg Johnny P. Bugg, age 31of Springfield, died Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at his home. Graveside services will be conducted Wednesday, August […]

NAPB Puts a Focus on Breaking Down Barriers

Jerome Powell

The National Association of Plant Breeders 2021 virtual meeting highlighted the need to reach out and form new collaborations to advance plant breeding for the 21st century. Fabian Leon was born in Bakersfield, Calif., where his parents were migrant farm workers. He grew up in Nicholasville, Kentucky, where his chance at […]

Invasion of the Robot Umpires

Jerome Powell

A human, at least, yells back. When I spoke with Frank Viola, the pitching coach for the High Point Rockers, an Atlantic League team in North Carolina, he said that A.B.S. worked as designed, but that it was also unforgiving and pedantic, almost legalistic. “Manfred is a lawyer,” Viola noted. Some pitchers […]

Talk it out – Lawn & Landscape

Jerome Powell

Photo courtesy of Dave Mitchell Dave Mitchell feels confident in saying that over the course of your lifetime, you’ll meet a group of people that will fundamentally irritate you. Mitchell, a keynote speaker at Lawn & Landscape’s Top 100 event in Nashville, told attendees that people sometimes meet others and […]