Opinion
Another year in the rearview
Barring some catastrophic event, when today’s issue hits the stands, this author will be celebrating a birthday. Being 33, I’m well beyond the milestones most of us wait for (16, 18 and 21) and sta...
Mar 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spot of summer weather
The recent bout of summer-like weather served as a good reminder of a few things. The first was that you can get free work out of almost any preteen by promising them an opportunity to light someth...
Mar 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Role of newspapers
Given the story that broke last week (for anyone who hasn’t heard, there’s a petition circulating the county to repeal prohibition), now seems like as good a time as any to remember the role news a...
Feb 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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What’s in a caucus?
A lot of things can be said about life in Kentucky. Like, how every carbonated beverage is a Coke, or how every male here wants to jump the General Lee across a washed out dirt road bridge. In a Pr...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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If you’re reading this, it’s already too late
If you’re reading this and you don’t know it’s Valentine’s Day... it’s probably already too late. It’s an all-too-common trap every person (translation: every man) falls in to. Through PDAs, friend...
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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More good news on tap for NMWD?
Hopefully, in the coming weeks, there will be some more good news from the North Marshall Water District. The board recently held a “state of the district” address. According to board chairman, Jer...
Feb 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinic would help with those rainy days
According to my fortune cookie the other day, into everyone’s life a little rain must come. Maybe it comes in the form of a wayward ship on a rainy day knocking out the bridge you regularly cross, ...
Jan 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stewardship, or micromanagement?
Franklin Roosevelt’s Tennessee Valley Authority ruffled plenty of feathers in the 1930s when it began acquiring private land and submerging it beneath reservoirs as a series of dams were built alon...
Jan 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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What happened to rooting for the underdogs?
Three events that couldn’t be less related last week all got me thinking in the same direction. When did we start to dislike underdogs? The first was GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul coming in s...
Jan 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loose nuts behind the steering wheel
As an unconfirmed but oft-repeated story goes, many years ago, in the late 19th century, four automobiles were known to exist in the United States – and two of them collided with each other. And so...
Jan 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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