Opinion
EDITORIAL: There’s no place like home
Day one at the Tribune-Courier did not start well for me. I was two hours late to work because I accidentally set my new alarm clock for 6 p.m. instead of 6 a.m. Since then, I’ve been my usual punc...
Jun 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Is they’re* a way to enjoy Facebook?
Ah... Facebook! The place we all go to keep tabs on our friends, enjoy seeing pictures of family, crush candy and, of course, threaten each other. Whether you’re a liberal, a conservative or just s...
Jun 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Events, messages of Memorial Day
Again this year, as in every year since 1974, the Memorial Day holiday was celebrated on the last Monday of May. Saturday, the traditional May 30 date for the holiday, will go largely unnoticed. On...
May 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: If they care, they’ll vote
We’ll have to stand by to see how the numbers add up for today’s primary election and the general election in November. But on the average, it seems that in a very good year, a little more than hal...
May 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Meeting the daylight test
Laws requiring government business to be conducted in the open have been on the books for more than a century. Open-meeting laws rendered officially illegal, in addition to obviously unethical, the...
May 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feeding those who are hungry
America is gaga over “The Hunger Games,” a franchise that grew out of a best-selling 2008 science fiction novel by that title into a trilogy of books and major motion picture adaptations. Suzanne C...
May 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: ‘Just Govern’
The controversy over a former county employee was reprised in the Fiscal Court meeting of April 15 in a disappointing display of “don’t blame me, I didn’t do it” political rear-end covering. Our co...
Apr 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Kinder, gentler speech and action
Just a little more than 25 years ago, George H.W. Bush attempted to inspire Americans to be nice. As he ran for president in 1988 and on numerous occasions after he was elected, he talked of his vi...
Apr 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 235 235 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 | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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