Austin Rhodes

Failure to Act Can Put Blood on our Own Hands

Failure to Act Can Put Blood on our Own Hands

There are real bad guys in the real world who mean to harm innocents. Their stories have been told for years, whether named for their handiwork, like Jack the Ripper and The Boston Strangler, or known by their now infamous proper names, like John Wayne Gacy and Ted Bundy. The monsters preyed upon their victims […]

Death Comes to Oakdale Road

Death Comes to Oakdale Road

Hannah Raye Newman died last Sunday in Rusty Ritch’s old house. 1121 Oakdale Road, in National Hills. Danny Dailey and Buzzy Conner used to live right close there, and while they were a bit older than me, they were still very familiar faces in my life for many years. From 1968 until 1983, Oakdale Road […]

Farewell, Chris Kane (and Other Big News)!

Farewell, Chris Kane (and Other Big News)!

The good news is Chris Kane is expected to stay in Augusta. The bad news is he won’t be coming into your homes via Channel 6 much longer. The popular WJBF News Channel 6 morning anchor is turning in his microphone, and his Freddy the Weatherman coffee mug, for a future that remains unspecified, but […]