Opinion
EDITORIAL: Payroll equity vs. private enterprise
Let’s put the debate about pay equity in perspective: It was in 1837 – 177 years ago – that a young woman in upstate New York named Susan B. Anthony made a public appeal for equal pay for women tea...
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Who and what we once were
We are nearing the end of our series “Rural Routes,” in which we have attempted to write about some of the small communities throughout Marshall County. Justin Lamb’s feature on a pair of villages ...
Apr 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Personal fouls on political foes
Politics, without question, has become an unsavory business. Rivals for elected office have taken the ancient practice of mudslinging to new heights (depths?) in recent years with advertisements th...
Apr 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Boiling image down to its essence
Once upon a time, “branding” was an activity conducted by cowboys, burning a mark into the hide of free-range to identify the ownership of the animals. The term was also used in some references as ...
Mar 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Abandoning new standards would hurt Ky. schools
From the Ky. Press News Service The Republican lawmakers who are trying to force Kentucky’s public schools to abandon the Common Core Standards could use a refresher course in recent history. The s...
Mar 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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The best, worst in us all
Adversity, it is often said, reveals character. Such was the case during our recent winter storm, the just-now-disappearing snow and ice that fell and lingered and caused much disruption in our liv...
Mar 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cheers to Calvert proposal
The most significant result of the 2012 referendum on alcohol sales in Marshall County was the clear demonstration of how evenly divided county voters are on the issue. The “nays” won it, 6,906 to ...
Mar 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: An Epidemic only beginning
The resurgence of heroin use in Marshall County and across the state in recent months comes as no surprise to local law enforcement officials. They were warned of the trend long before it made it t...
Feb 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Just a little more vigilance
Even now, more than a decade after the terrorism of 9/11, nearly three decades since the school shooting tragedy in nearby West Paducah, after the alarm and the loss of innocence events such as tho...
Feb 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Public notices should remain in newspapers
Printed in The Kentucky Standard Public Notices have long been required to be published in newspapers across the country and for many good reasons. However, if Senate Bill 101, filed this year by s...
Feb 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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