Opinion
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...
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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 | 566 566 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...
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Zombies, Roman numerals anZombies, Roman numerals and legislatorsd legislators
The list of things I don’t know is so long it would cause Wikipedia to melt down. The list of things I don’t understand is getting longer as I grow older. For example: n What exactly is it that dri...
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Keeping the other horses from escaping
As an old saying goes, there’s not much point in closing the barn door after the horse has already gotten out. But of course, the saying applies only to a specific situation, without regard for con...
Jun 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 769 769 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motivation for a volunteer military
Throughout America’s history, draftees and volunteers alike have gone to war with a full spectrum of attitudes and motivational thoughts. They have also had mixed results in the performance of thei...
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ACS and the fight to eradicate cancer
As we reported recently, the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is just about upon us again. While I am thinking of organizations to laud, the ACS is one of the best. Once, when I was back ho...
May 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 758 758 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotarians and Marshall County arts
My hat’s off to the Rotary Club. This time, they’ve pulled out their checkbook to match any and all contributions to the Faces of Marshall Campaign up to $12,500. I wrote the story about it in last...
May 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 759 759 recommendations | email to a friend
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The terrible cost of irresponsibility
The scene never fails to move me. A mangled car in front of Marshall County High School is a very telling message: Don’t drink and drive. I was young once, too. I did my share of dumb stuff. We all...
May 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 761 761 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tolerance and the First Amendment
Come July 4, we as a nation will have been wrestling with it for 237 years. I’m not sure we’ve gotten any better at it. Satisfactorily defining liberty, that is. Especially when it comes to those i...
May 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 747 747 recommendations | email to a friend
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