Opinion
Attacks on groups of people make politics too toxic
It hopefully won’t come as a shock to most people that pay attention that the political culture in this country is sick. Which is one of the reasons that, for me at least, this election cannot come...
Oct 03, 2012 | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fast cars, rock and roll, old records and sore, sore feet
A few things this week: – We found out Tuesday – while putting this issue together – that the speed limit on a portion of U.S. 68 from here to Bowling Green will be raised to 65 miles per hour on O...
Sep 26, 2012 | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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After 40 years, Knight & Hale the same good ole boys they’ve always been
I hope you’ll take the chance to read my story on the 40th anniversary of Knight & Hale Game Calls in this week’s sports section. I say that knowing full well that even at quite the extensive lengt...
Sep 19, 2012 | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Write me a letter! I really like letters! Go write one now!
On several occasions, I’ve noted to folks about a certain phenomenon that tends to impact our newspaper. It may even effect your lives in ways you haven’t noticed. It seems that our community might...
Sep 12, 2012 | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Planning Commission stipend? New school tax?
I have a couple of comments for you to gnaw on, and they both originated from last weeks paper. The first concerns the Planning Commission suggestion that they receive a stipend for serving on the ...
Sep 12, 2012 | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Was the School Board’s tax increase really necessary?
I don’t exactly have an analphylactic reaction to taxes the way a lot of people seem to, but even I’m sceptical that the Trigg County Board of Education needs another tax increase. But like a lot o...
Sep 05, 2012 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fundraising effort brings Virginia man through Trigg County
For the second time in about a month, an athletic fundraising endeavor has brought an individual through Trigg County. Last month, we reported on Tracee Gruskiewicz, an Austin Peay State University...
Aug 29, 2012 | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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I’m trying to stay calm, but sometimes, people are just too plain stupid
Zen is not a philosophy I espouse to, though I did use the word to describe myself last week. I came to the realization a few years ago that I’ve become a much calmer person than I once was. I don’...
Aug 22, 2012 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forget racewalking and synchronized swimming; Olympics needs tug-of-war!
I feel like I should always be excited for the Olympic Games. Most times, I even convince myself that I actually am excited. I watch for the first few days, catching up on sports – or “sports” – I ...
Aug 15, 2012 | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Idea for communicating our most important issues
Here is what should be an easy method for “we the people” to tell our elected officials what are the most serious issues we would like them to address during their next term in office. On election ...
Aug 15, 2012 | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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