Opinion
How 9-11 touched my life
Everyone of us who was alive remembers where we were 11 years ago this (Tuesday) morning. I remember the office manager of the business where I worked in Tampa told me first that a small plane stru...
Sep 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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What ever happened to manners?
I do not want to sound like anyone’s grandma, but looking around anymore, I see a lack of manners. Some cases come to mind. First and foremost, on our honeymoon, Holly and I treated ourselves to a ...
Sep 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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A perspective on priorities
I want to qualify myself in this column before it even begins. I love animals. I always have. My family and I have raised two rescued dogs. Right now, my wife and I are feeding a stray cat, and try...
Aug 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Re-examine gun control
In New York City you can’t buy a super sized soft drink. In Marshall County you can’t buy a six pack of beer. In Kentucky and many other states you have limits on how much cold medication you can b...
Aug 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Questions not to ask reporters
The main part of my job is to communicate with readers. I love to interview everyone and find out what is going on. I love it when my phone rings and a reader has a tip. Love it or hate it, I am gl...
Aug 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Olympic excitement takes root
I am always amazed when I find myself caught up in the Olympics.. I am usually the cynic that says the Olympics are a festival for sponsors, pretentious television announcers and steroid manufactur...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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The pain of suicide
My life’s been hurt twice by suicide this year. The first time was the death of a pretty good friend. This person was a professional with health problems, and was maybe troubled by moral ambiguity ...
Jul 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber report misleading, late
The report released by the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce last week just prior to yesterday’s wet/dry vote found many, including those of us The Tribune-Courier, scratching our heads. One conc...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Take this last week to research
It’s been a headline year for Marshall County. First with a cargo ship colliding with a bridge. Next we’ve just broken a record heat wave and are still in the midst of a drought. In just one week, ...
Jul 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Professional journalism vs. Topix
The news about Cory Burkeen’s blood alcohol content being .000 came as a shock to some, but it shouldn’t. Because the time of his blood sample extraction is unclear, we may never know what he did o...
Jun 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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