Editorials
Miller will be missed by more than just Marshall Countians
Those of you who never got a chance to meet Mike Miller really missed out. I worked in Marshall County for seven years and have lived there since 2002. In that time, I had the pleasure of crossing ...
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parks are primarily for preservation
I’m ambivalent about the proposed Land Between the Lakes Draft Scenery Management System Plan. On the one hand, taking into account the “scenicness” of the park is important, in general, to keeping...
Dec 10, 2014 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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What will you do?
What would you do? You’re told three members of a friend’s family have been found dead, along with another individual, at the family’s home. You learn your friend was there at the time of the incid...
Nov 05, 2014 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Champion responds to community in wake of family tragedy
In the days since Sunday’s tragedy on Old Dover Road, Ryan Champion has spent much of his time in a state of shock. Those who’ve seen and/or heard him speak might not get that impression. On Sunday...
Oct 29, 2014 | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 13 13 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 | 14 14 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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let’s stick to real complaints
“Now watch this drive.” – President George W. Bush One of the most annoying talking points is feigned outrage about presidential golfing and vacations. Such complaints are to legitimate grievances ...
Sep 03, 2014 | 12 12 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 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire ... not this time
Saturday afternoon, an interesting article was posted on the Facebook page of the Trigg County Sheriff’s Office – “County Police v. the Elected Sheriff” by Former Sheriff C.R. Smith, Jr., of Orange...
Aug 06, 2014 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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