Editorials
Leap Day seems like a good time for a grab-bag column
An area band with a Trigg County connection was chosen to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York last weekend. The Madisonville-North Hopkins High School concert and symphonic band auditioned for and...
Feb 29, 2012 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many years later, Ricks’ music shop still elicits memories
Editor’s note: The following is an article submitted by 2010 Trigg County High School graduate Cameron Sumner, recounting memories of the late Jim Ricks and time spent at his music shop in downtown...
Feb 22, 2012 | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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High school hoops tourneys signal oncoming Madness
We’re marching toward what I often consider to be my favorite time of year. Consider that my “favorite” time of year could involve anything from Christmas or Thanksgiving to the start of the hockey...
Feb 15, 2012 | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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How should they ford Kentucky Lake?
“Now, who here likes a good story about a bridge?” - Buzz Killington, “Family Guy” I can probably state with some confidence that almost everyone has heard about the Kenlake bridge situation and I’...
Feb 08, 2012 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Initial reaction to accident at ‘the other bridge’
They have official names, but the one in Trigg County is “Lake Barkley bridge.” The one in Marshall County is “the other bridge.” The other bridge – or Eggner Ferry Bridge – was hit by a big boat T...
Feb 01, 2012 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Potential crucial turning point for the Internet
I came to a rather startling revelation recently – startling to me, at least. My generation is likely the last that will be able to remember a world without the Internet. At 32, I’m finding more an...
Jan 18, 2012 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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“Nerds” have something to say!
It’s become all too apparent to me that Congress is, by and large, populated by morons. Worse, it seems that they’re proud to be morons. During debate of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), co-spons...
Jan 11, 2012 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Nashville, show support for homeless with The Contributor
When it comes to supporting newspapers, I’m often as much a part of the problem as the solution. Sure, I keep up with other papers around us. I even hope for success for papers that compete with us...
Jan 04, 2012 | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seasons’ Greetings to all from the Cadiz Record!
I hope that all who are reading this had a great Christmas/Chanukah/Yule/Winter Solstice/Boxing Day weekend. Go ahead and call it whatever you want, it isn’t a big deal. What matters is how you spe...
Dec 28, 2011 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislature needs to take a closer look at shock probation
In 1972, shock probation was introduced in the state of Kentucky. Today, seven states still utilize the practice, including our Commonwealth. Shock probation is a tool used at the discretion of jud...
Dec 14, 2011 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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