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Pitfalls of Facebook
This probably won’t come as much of a surprise to anyone who knows me, but I’m not much on Facebook. Outside of using it on occasion for work-related duties, I don’t spend much time obsessing about...
May 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents deserve to know where elected officials stand on alcohol
Our county’s elected officials are being uncharacteristically quiet about the issue of alcohol sales. Some, who seemingly have an opinion on everything, have suddenly gone silent on this issue. No,...
May 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special session ends
The good news: Kentucky lawmakers ended a five day special session Friday by agreeing on a $4.5 billion transportation budget. The bad news: Kentucky lawmakers ended a five day special session Frid...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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County done with pet issue?
By Jody Norwood Anyone attending recent Marshall County Fiscal Court meetings– or watching them on Mediacom cable or online at www.tribunecourier.com– has to be wondering if the welfare of pets in ...
Apr 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dressing up for the Last Supper
It’s amazing some times to think how much times change. Take, for instance, men wearing dresses. Of course, back then they weren’t called dresses. Or frocks. Or skirts. They were robes. Manly robes...
Apr 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education cuts painful, but responsible
The decision last week by Marshall County Schools to cut its teaching staff was most certainly a grim one. Not as bad as it could have been, certainly, but not good news by any stretch of the imagi...
Mar 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinic looks for community support
In recent weeks, there’s been an outpouring of support for animals around the county. Some of it is in favor of a merger between tax dollars and nonprofit dollars. Others, for a more controlled inv...
Mar 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 26 26 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 | 30 30 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 | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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