Editorials
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 | 0 0 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 | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The more things change, the more they stay the same
By now, I hope the residents of Trigg County are accustomed to receiving a free copy of The Cadiz Record every once in a while. This is the second of three editions this year that will be mailed to...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A quick update on gas prices
A reader recently asked me what it would take to create a regular feature updating local gas prices. It’s one of those things that’s fallen through the cracks, unfortunately, but the stars aligned ...
Jul 23, 2014 | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Space must again be a focus
“That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 astronaut, July 20, 1969. “I don’t think I’m alone when I say I’d like to see more and more planets fall u...
Jul 16, 2014 | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Should be obvious, but ‘Redskins’ is racist, racist, racist
I find myself in a strange predicament this week. There is a topic that’s been a bit of a hot-button issue in our country that I haven’t written about yet. I feel strongly enough about said topic t...
Jul 09, 2014 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political correctness isn’t without its merits
Now that I’ve gotten your attention with what some people would almost call a blasphemy, let me elaborate. Last week, the United States Patent Office voted to cancel the Washington (D.C.) Redskins’...
Jun 25, 2014 | 36 36 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 | 46 46 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 | 85 85 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 | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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