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COACH'S CORNER: Summertime employment, part 2
Sivills Brothers Summers, Part 2 Last week, I brought you part one of a column on my experience working at the Sivills Brothers Grocery store back in the late 70s and early 80s. Today, I will bring...
Jun 18, 2014 | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student-athletes trying to make the jump to college
It’s one of those week’s – a little of this, a little of that. *** This week’s Sports section contains a story on Quentin Bird signing to play football at Kentucky Wesleyan. Quentin is the sixth Cl...
Jun 18, 2014 | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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COACH'S CORNER: Summertime employment
Sivills Brothers Summers, Part 1 Hey, good to see you again. Well you know what I mean. Last week, I brought you a column on work ethic. This week, I am once again focusing in on a work-related top...
Jun 11, 2014 | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Trigg coach, teacher set for Wimbledown trip
How often does someone with local ties get the opportunity to go to Wimbledon? The oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, Wimbledon is held each June at the All England Club in...
Jun 11, 2014 | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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COACH'S CORNER: The joy of seeing old-fashioned work ethic
This week’s column is a messages to sons and daughters out there everywhere, no matter what their age. It is about work ethic. It is about how proud parents can be of their children when they work ...
Jun 04, 2014 | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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The life of Maya Angelou
This editorial was published in a recent issue of The Courier-Journal and was obtained for this publication through the Kentucky Press News Service. It was another poet who said, “All I have is a v...
Jun 04, 2014 | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Here’s hoping voters are more inspired, informed by November
Of the two, which is more dangerous – ignorance or apathy? Primary elections were held last Tuesday. Locally, voter turnout was quite low – not uncommonly low, but somewhat surprising when consider...
May 28, 2014 | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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COACH'S CORNER: A most interesting man
There is a commercial on television that uses a white-haired fellow to promote an adult beverage. The ad always refers to the star of the commercial as the most interesting man in the world. Some o...
May 28, 2014 | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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What can Twitter really do?
A Twitter campaign aimed at raising awareness of the April 2014 Chibok, Nigeria, kidnapping - which was perpetrated by west African terrorist group Boko Haram (“Non-Muslim Teaching is Forbidden”) -...
May 21, 2014 | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Satire does news better than news programs do news
Every now and then, I use this column to bring you recaps of late-night news (or “news”) television programs like The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. I do this for at least two reasons. 1. These...
May 14, 2014 | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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