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Today's Opinions

  • Political calm is just a click away

    It's less than a week until the election and by now most of you have made up your minds about the major national and state races on the ballot. In fact, by now, many of you probably are ready for the whole thing to be over.

    In a nation that prides itself on democracy, self-determination and freedom, why do so many of us get fed up with the campaign process?

    I'm convinced the culprit is the frequency, intensity and venum of political ads on television. And I'm not going to deal with it any more.

  • Subscription drive benefits American Cancer Society

    The American Cancer Society’s detailed guide to breast cancer states that one in eight women has a chance of developing invasive breast cancer at some time in their life. Will it be you, your mom, sister, daughter, best friend, someone you sit by in church, the checker at the local grocery?

    Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women, second only to lung cancer. The ACS says one in 35 women will die from the disease.

  • We'll always need Miss Congeniality

    Kathy Morningside: New Jersey, as you know, there are people who consider the Miss United States Pageant outdated and anti-feminist. What would you say to them?

  • Stop and enjoy what we have

    Ask someone what LaRue County needs and you'll get an immediate response.

    It seems every resident has an idea. Sometimes its an inspirational vision of the future; other times just a longing. But it's always right on the tip of the tongue.

    As a long-time area resident but a newcomer to LaRue County, I had thoughts of my own. But I've actively been trying to tap into the collective desires of the community. Recently as a member of the latest Leadership LaRue County class, I participated in a brainstorming session that asked just the same question.

  • Lincoln Days was a stellar festival

    The weather was perfect, the floats were beautiful, the entertainment was top notch and the burgers were delicious.

    Lincoln Days 2008 will be remembered for all those things – and more. While we enjoy our traditions, there were several new features including the corn hole tournament and air guitar and entertainers Katey Randall and the Salsa Rhythms Band. The Heartland Songwriters Association brought a variety of high quality groups to the square.

    Did you see the Lincoln look-a-like who could have passed for Mel Gibson? Nothing warty about that fella, no sir.

  • Lincoln Days was a stellar festival

    The weather was perfect, the floats were beautiful, the entertainment was top notch and the burgers were delicious.

    Lincoln Days 2008 will be remembered for all those things – and more. While we enjoy our traditions, there were several new features including the corn hole tournament and air guitar and entertainers Katey Randall and the Salsa Rhythms Band. The Heartland Songwriters Association brought a variety of high quality groups to the square.

    Did you see the Lincoln look-a-like who could have passed for Mel Gibson? Nothing warty about that fella, no sir.

  • Lincoln Days was a stellar festival

    The weather was perfect, the floats were beautiful, the entertainment was top notch and the burgers were delicious.

    Lincoln Days 2008 will be remembered for all those things – and more. While we enjoy our traditions, there were several new features including the corn hole tournament and air guitar and entertainers Katey Randall and the Salsa Rhythms Band. The Heartland Songwriters Association brought a variety of high quality groups to the square.

    Did you see the Lincoln look-a-like who could have passed for Mel Gibson? Nothing warty about that fella, no sir.

  • Lincoln Days was a stellar festival

    The weather was perfect, the floats were beautiful, the entertainment was top notch and the burgers were delicious.

    Lincoln Days 2008 will be remembered for all those things – and more. While we enjoy our traditions, there were several new features including the corn hole tournament and air guitar and entertainers Katey Randall and the Salsa Rhythms Band. The Heartland Songwriters Association brought a variety of high quality groups to the square.

    Did you see the Lincoln look-a-like who could have passed for Mel Gibson? Nothing warty about that fella, no sir.