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The Dark Side of Sports
No, it's NOT necessarily a book about Penn State University and current woes, but there are several pages devoted to the troubled university back in Happy Valley. "The Dark Side of Sports" is the latest read from Nick T. Pappas exposing the sexual culture of collegiate and professional ath…
19 Down, 2 To Go
I was at the Marias Heritage Center last evening (Tuesday) reading Montana History. "Pioneer Doctor".What a great book! We've completed 19 chapters and have 2 left to go plus the epilogue and we should conclude this saga next week. This story of a lady doctor in the old west o…
Deadly Little Secrets
I'll say! That's the name of the book I'm currently reading in the evenings. It's the latest pot boiler from my friend, award-winning journalist & author Kathryn Casey. I thoroughly enjoy Kathryn's writing, having read several of her true crime books and having recen…
Recycle Is Our Middle Name
I believe that our community of Shelby was recycling before it was the "in thing" to do. Probably the credit to our mayor, His Worship-The Honorable Larry J. Bonderud, who even has initials behind his name. Our Shelby Recycle Meeting is scheduled for tonight (Monday) at 6 SHARP up …
Puffman Goes High Tech
his afternoon (Friday) on "Puffman Musical Trivia", I'm giving away a newly released book by author Dr. Tracy Wilen-Daugenti. This lady doctor must know what she's talking about...she has one of those hyphenated names! She's the Vice President and Managing Director o…
How’s The Harvest In The Golden Triangle
I received a report this morning (Friday) that "Touring Todd" and the custom cutter crew blew into Conrad yesterday and the day before. I understand that road construction made for a long move from the Forsyth and Billings area. At least that's what they're saying...
The World’s 2nd Worst Broadcaster
That would be the white haired Anderson Cooper on CNN, according to the Peter Franklin, the Gabby Cabby. I'm not sure who the very worst is, but I guess we'll find out at 4:35 this afternoon (Thursday), when the Gab Man joins us from New York City on the Puffman Show...
A Different Kind Of Steak
ast Tuesday evening, I was enjoying a barbecue STEAK dinner at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. This evening (Tuesday), I'll be back at the Heritage Center, only tonight I'll be STAKING out an easy chair in their sun room to read more Montana History...
It’s All About The Children
Operation Homefront, the national non-profit that provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families and Wounded Warriors, has announced it's annual Back-to-School Brigade program to collect school supplies for military kids...
Combines To Conrad
I received a report from "Thrashing" Todd earlier this morning (Wednesday). He says the custom cutter guys are done with the irrigated barley over in Forsyth and they are harvesting irrigated spring wheat, which is too wet at 20% moisture. The boys are planning to move into the Conrad area…
The Gabby Cabby Gives A Thumbs Down To Batman
Peter Franklin says "one wacko out of the more than 300 million people we have in the United States, goes and shoots up a movie theater and right afterwards, every talking head (I think he might mean the media) has an explanation as to why it happened"...
Down Came The Judge’s Hammer, Sandusky’s In The Slammer
And the NCAA decision came down early this morning (Monday) on Penn State Football's future. This morning harsh ruling (60 million dollar fine, no bowl games for 4 years, scholarships cut, Paterno's winning record ERASED(!), came on the heels of Joe-Pa's statue coming down early yeste…

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