Opinion
Upholding freedom, for a change
A famous man once said that a government big enough to do everything for its citizens is big enough to do anything to them. More often than not, we see the truth in that statement. So, a rousing ro...
Nov 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 413 413 recommendations | email to a friend
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A salute to veterans, families
On Monday, many Americans will celebrate Veterans Day, a national holiday since 1954. Unlike Memorial Day, which honors the sacrifice and the memory of all those who died in combat, Veterans Day is...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 425 425 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern accent: useful for dating?
Sometimes, it’s not what we say, but rather how we say it, that counts. How we say it, and what we sound like while we’re saying it. We’re not so much talking about diction or erudition here; we’re...
Oct 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 444 444 recommendations | email to a friend
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I-69: Potential for real, not virtual, expansion
Before we had the Internet, we had the Interstate – the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways. Other nations had their own ongoing development of advanced transpor...
Oct 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 461 461 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good sportsmanship: More than a handshake
Whether the Kentucky High School Athletic Association intended to ban post-game handshakes or not, we can all agree that the announcement last week stirred up quite a controversy. Why, some of the ...
Oct 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 474 474 recommendations | email to a friend
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Still publishing, after all these years
The members of the Fourth Estate celebrate National Newspaper Week this week. The staff of the Tribune-Courier are proud to take part in the party. “Fourth Estate,” incidentally, is a reference tha...
Oct 08, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 492 492 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letting the dead rest in peace
For those who are titillated by horror or superstition, it was an opportunity to indulge that curious fantasy. For devotees of television programs that focus on the use of modern forensic science i...
Sep 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 562 562 recommendations | email to a friend
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100-year celebrations abound
Stock up on Smucker’s jars, Willard Scott. People are living longer. Or at least they seem to be here in Marshall County. The theme of good news in our office last week was a stream of reports of r...
Aug 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 616 616 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tribune-Courier welcomes Wilcox to staff
I’ve never been good at writing about myself. I can tell someone else’s story, and I can write news, but when it comes to telling others about the details of my life my writing becomes a jumbled-up...
Aug 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 665 665 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dealing with hateful speech
Sticks and stones may break my bones,” we used to sing, “but words can never harm me.” That’s so old school nowadays. That antiquated premise has been cast aside in favor of sensitivity training an...
Jul 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 699 699 recommendations | email to a friend
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