Opinion
EDITORIAL: On prosperity, thankfulness
In the old Walt Disney movie “Swiss Family Robinson” (1960), a family attempting to emigrate to New Guinea in the 19th century is shipwrecked on an uninhabited island in the Pacific. When the fathe...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
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A decent, safe, affordable home
Quite often, some of the best things are taken for granted. To try to ensure that at least one of those things gets the appreciation it deserves, here’s a shout-out to Marshall County Habitat for H...
Nov 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 294 294 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 | 354 354 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 | 367 367 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 | 384 384 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...
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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 | 508 508 recommendations | email to a friend
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