Commentary
12:13 am
Sun October 5, 2008

On Book and the Housing of Them

Commentary
12:12 am
Sun October 5, 2008

The Past is a Foreign Country

Commentary
12:11 am
Sun October 5, 2008

Watching the Road Rush By

Commentary
12:09 am
Sun October 5, 2008

"A Long Way from St. Lucy"

Murray, KY – Nine years old. First day of fourth grade. I have barely mastered Double Dutch and long division. Our classroom is on the third floor of St. Francis School, not the first level like last year. After grade three, the girls have classes separate from the boys because males are deemed near occasions of sin, whatever that means.

Grade 4 - Girls is the room right across from the principal's office. On the first day of school it is she, Sister Philippa, who greets us.

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Commentary
12:07 am
Sun October 5, 2008

"Energy Independence"

Murray, KY – A bit of homespun wisdom from a friend who grew up in Mississippi: The hogs don't look up till the slop stops coming.

This pithy saying comes to mind with the alarming rise in gasoline prices and the frantic scrambling for half-gassed solutions. As if we have not been on this inexorable march for decades

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Commentary
12:06 am
Sun October 5, 2008

"A Review of Jian Ping's Mulberry Child: A Memoir of China"

Murray, KY – The little girl on the sepia-toned cover of Mulberry Child, A Memoir of China, meets the camera's eye with an unwavering gaze. The no-nonsense haircut and slight downward curve of her mouth suggest a serious demeanor, but the hint of color on the lips implies a spark of assertiveness lurking beneath author Jian Ping's earnest fa ade.

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Regional Headlines
3:36 am
Sat October 4, 2008

Whitfield Votes "Nay" on Bailout

Regional Headlines
3:35 am
Sat October 4, 2008

City to Provide Incentives for Inn Purchase

Regional Headlines
3:35 am
Sat October 4, 2008

Sheriff's Son Arrested on Drug Charges

Murray, KY – State police arrested the son of Calloway County sheriff Bill Marcum Wednesday on drug charges. WPSD reports, Police conducted a routine vehicle search after stopping Jonathan Marcum for speeding on Highway 641, discovering marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his possession. The van was leased to Jonathan Marcum's then-employer J H Churchill Funeral Home. This follows the recent drug-related arrest of Calloway County Coroner Mike Garland, also an employee of Churchill Funeral Home. (WPSD)

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Regional Headlines
3:34 am
Sat October 4, 2008

Clarksville Mayor Proposes Salary Adjustment for Next Mayor

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