Opinion
Hard-working ‘old Yankee’ forces revised thoughts on people in general
Editor’s note: Back by popular demand (or in spite of it, depending upon your perspective) is former Cadiz Record sports reporter/columnist/photographer Monty Stagner. From time to time, his opinio...
Dec 26, 2012 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weeding through the speculation, false info and lies in the Newtown tragedy
From the most basic point of view, there can be no debate on the horror of the events that took place Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. That morning, 20-year-old Adam Lanza k...
Dec 19, 2012 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another tragedy claims more young lives in Trigg County
It is with great sadness that we include in this issue of The Cadiz Record yet another account of multiple lives lost in an automobile accident. Families touched by such events involving the loss o...
Dec 12, 2012 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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My thoughts on Saturday’s parade and run
Saturday’s Cadiz Christmas Parade was the biggest and most beautiful one I’ve seen in my four years of living here. No question. It didn’t hurt that while it’s starting to look like Christmas, it d...
Dec 05, 2012 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Facebook hoax reveals widespread outbreak of gullibility
It happened again. And, of course, Facebook is involved. Not that long ago, I wrote a column about how easy it is to quickly deceive a large number of people in today’s society. That column was lar...
Nov 28, 2012 | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Labor unions still have a purpose
I certainly won’t defend everything labor unions do these days, and there are certainly excesses. That said, I think they still serve a purpose, as workers deserve a piece of the economic pie. Two ...
Nov 21, 2012 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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A few leftover thoughts from last week’s election
I’ve had some time to think and sleep since Election Day, during which I had time for neither. Here are a few thoughts I took away from last Tuesday: – Trigg County’s voter turnout was 63.7 percent...
Nov 14, 2012 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Consider helping build on success of Imagination Library
Time for an update on Trigg County’s Imagination Library. In 2008, a group of community leaders opted in to the program, which was started by singer Dolly Parton in 1996 in Sevier County, Tenn. The...
Nov 07, 2012 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warning: Many of the Hurricane Sandy photos you’ve seen are big fakes
Devastating events like Hurricane Sandy tend to provide an opportunity to study human behavior in a number of ways. Before going any further, it should be noted that it is not my intent to ignore t...
Oct 31, 2012 | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Night of Too Many Stars provides accurate look at truth about autism
It generally takes something very special to generate a genuine emotional response from me. And there’s only a handful of things that leave me vulnerable to such displays. Among them, and not neces...
Oct 24, 2012 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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