Opinion
Voter ID laws need to protect honest voters
“It is better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer.” English jurist Sir William Blackstone, “Commentaries on the Laws of England,” circa 1765. Requiring some form of picture...
Oct 15, 2014 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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COACH'S CORNER: ‘I can play with anybody, Coach!’
As you have probably heard by now, I am coming out of my brief retirement from coaching high school basketball. In one week I will be something that I haven’t been since 1992. I will be the head co...
Oct 08, 2014 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Here’s hoping the forecast changes for Ham Festival
Weather is at its best when it’s easily ignored. Trigg County celebrates the 38th Ham Festival this week, and the folks who will line the streets of downtown Cadiz will probably get a little wet an...
Oct 08, 2014 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special interests spend in Kentucky
This column was published in Tuesday’s edition of The Courier-Journal and is republished here through the Kentucky Press News Service. Deep Throat’s advice, “Follow the money,” in the Watergate-era...
Oct 01, 2014 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two decades later, Barkley still right about who should be role models
“I am not a role model.” – Charles Barkley, 1993 Twenty-one years after Sir Charles pointedly reminded parents that they, instead of him, should be role models for their children, has anything chan...
Sep 24, 2014 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning from the NFL’s Ray Rice crisis
The following editorial was published in Tuesday’s edition of The Courier-Journal. Here we go again. Another scandal, another American institution’s credibility lost, another big national dialogue,...
Sep 17, 2014 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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COACH'S CORNER: To touch a soul
Hey, let me get right to it today. Last week, Cadiz Record writer Franklin Clark brought you a story about an event that has become known as Meet at the Cross. Franklin did a superb job of bringing...
Sep 10, 2014 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kentucky casino effort is losing momentum
The following editorial was published in Friday’s edition of The Paducah Sun. It is interesting that in a week when two Atlantic City casinos closed amid stiff competition, news emerges that moment...
Sep 10, 2014 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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COACH'S CORNER: A stray dog, a fifth down and more
I am sorry that you missed the Trigg County Hall of Fame induction ceremonies last Saturday morning at the school cafeteria. The 1971 and 1972 state championship football teams were inducted into t...
Sep 03, 2014 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice Bucket Challenge: a good idea misused as the latest Internet fad
The Internet can be a tool – just as easily, it can be a weapon. I’ve used this space several times to bemoan online hoaxes aimed at creating panic. It doesn’t take much browsing time to find someo...
Aug 27, 2014 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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