Editorials
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 | 29 29 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 | 31 31 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 | 29 29 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 | 28 28 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 | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congratulations to Felix Baumgartner and to the adventurous spirit!
An amazing thing happened on Sunday Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner, after flying a balloon to 128,097 feet (about 24 miles) over the course of 2.5 hours, jumped out of that perfectly good ball...
Oct 17, 2012 | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth Explosion also a homecoming for Fort, Butts
One of the biggest – if not the biggest – Christ-based gatherings in Trigg County history also figures to be a homecoming of sorts. Two weeks ago, we published a report on Youth Explosion 2012, a f...
Oct 10, 2012 | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 26 26 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 | 24 24 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 | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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