Category: Blogs & Columns

A collection of blogs and miscellaneous columns for The Dillon Herald website and/or The Dillon Herald newspaper

American Muscle Cars – 2015 EQUUS BASS 770

I want to tell you about the most exciting car coming out of Michigan in 2015, and it isn’t a Ford. In fact it isn’t a DODGE or GM either. This is the most exhilarating car that you have probably not yet heard of; the Equus Bass 770!

Fire Corner: Fire Is Everyone’s Fight

Fire is everyone’s fight. Find some information at this link…

American Muscle Cars – 1968 Hurst/Olds 455

The summer was 1968 and two desirables had got together and began a marriage where they would soon be making a big announcement. No, it wasn’t going to be me, as I would come along a little later in October of ’68. No, this due date was much before then and there was going to be much more than just a bundle of joy. Theirs was to be filled with an enormous amount of energy.

American Muscle Cars: The 1978 Ford Thunderbird

I am both a second generational preacher and lover of the Ford automobile. If you spend any time around me whatsoever, you will soon hear those two sermons. Today I was reminded of one of my fondest memories as a child and I couldn’t help but share the good news with a friend.

Column: Humane Society Of Dillon County

The Humane Society of Dillon County was started in June of 2013.  Its primary purpose is to promote spaying and neutering of pets or animals in the county and to educate the public as to the importance of animal care and sterilization to prevent unwanted animals.

American Muscle Cars – 2013 Camaro Hot Wheels Edition

It was my birthday, (I believed to be 1976 or 1977) when what would prove to be a long-time friend of the family, Paul Johnson brought to me a gift.


Okay, let’s talk truth here. The Cobra brand actually launched in 1993 but I believe the 2003/2004 Mustang Cobras were Ford’s best effort to bring the glory days of muscle, sleekness and just plain bad back for a new generation of pony lovers. 

The 2003 Cobra, code named “Terminator” was definitely from the future. With a supercharged 4.6 liter cast iron block that produced 390 horsepower this machine was capable of annihilating many. Launching 0-60 in just 4.5 seconds this car would run the quarter mile in the mid to high 12’s at 110 mph.

The Fire Corner: Smoke Alarms

A properly installed and maintained smoke alarm is the only thing in your home that can alert you and your family to a fire 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether you’re awake or asleep, a working smoke alarm is constantly on alert, scanning the air for fire and smoke.

For The Record: Crime Briefs

Reports on stolen tires, vandalism, larceny, etc.


It is said that confession is good for the soul, so I guess I’m about to come clean. Today I had a look at a lady that actually caused me to turn around and go back.