Opinion
EDITORIAL: Personal fouls on political foes
Politics, without question, has become an unsavory business. Rivals for elected office have taken the ancient practice of mudslinging to new heights (depths?) in recent years with advertisements th...
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EDITORIAL: Boiling image down to its essence
Once upon a time, “branding” was an activity conducted by cowboys, burning a mark into the hide of free-range to identify the ownership of the animals. The term was also used in some references as ...
Mar 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Abandoning new standards would hurt Ky. schools
From the Ky. Press News Service The Republican lawmakers who are trying to force Kentucky’s public schools to abandon the Common Core Standards could use a refresher course in recent history. The s...
Mar 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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The best, worst in us all
Adversity, it is often said, reveals character. Such was the case during our recent winter storm, the just-now-disappearing snow and ice that fell and lingered and caused much disruption in our liv...
Mar 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cheers to Calvert proposal
The most significant result of the 2012 referendum on alcohol sales in Marshall County was the clear demonstration of how evenly divided county voters are on the issue. The “nays” won it, 6,906 to ...
Mar 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: An Epidemic only beginning
The resurgence of heroin use in Marshall County and across the state in recent months comes as no surprise to local law enforcement officials. They were warned of the trend long before it made it t...
Feb 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Just a little more vigilance
Even now, more than a decade after the terrorism of 9/11, nearly three decades since the school shooting tragedy in nearby West Paducah, after the alarm and the loss of innocence events such as tho...
Feb 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Public notices should remain in newspapers
Printed in The Kentucky Standard Public Notices have long been required to be published in newspapers across the country and for many good reasons. However, if Senate Bill 101, filed this year by s...
Feb 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: An unsavory state of affairs
What if we held an election and nobody – neither candidates nor voters – came? Not that such a thing is actually, literally possible. Maybe not even likely. But there’s little question that the num...
Feb 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: There are no winners in minimum wage battle
Published in the Kentucky Standard Raising Kentucky’s minimum wage has become a top priority for Speaker Greg Stumbo as he has included the increase in House Bill 1. If the bill passes both the Hou...
Jan 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
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