Middlesboro Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/OPINION http://middlesborodailynews.com/section/OPINION Sun, 20 Apr 2014 04:20:20 EST 1800 Planting by nature http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-opinion_columns/4518011/Planting-by-nature Our forefathers paid a lot more attention to natural events than we do now. They had no radio, TV or newspaper to provide weather trends, so they looked to nature to tell them when to plant beans or when to strip hickory bark for chair... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Where the wild things are, again http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4507443/Where-the-wild-things-are-again As a kid growing up in Cumberland, my big decision on Saturdays was whether to go to the Novo Theatre at 20 cents or the Corlee at 15 cents. I never knew what was playing at either (unless it was one of those cliff hangers from the week before), but I... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 19 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4506820/Today-in-History--April-19 By the Associated Press Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Grimes hypocritical on issue of standing up for state women http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4506789/Grimes-hypocritical-on-issue--of-standing-up-for-state-women On the campaign stump, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes constantly claims to be the one looking out for all Kentucky women in her bid to oust U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell this November. But she has repeatedly dodged... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 18 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4506793/Today-in-History--April-18 By the Associated PressToday is Good Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST National Paper Clover Campaign supports Bell County 4-H youth http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/local_features-opinion_columns/4508410/National-Paper-Clover-Campaign-supports-Bell-County-4-H-youth The National 4-H Council has announced the launch of the spring 2014 4-H Paper Clover Campaign in partnership with Tractor Supply Company (TSC). This event marks the fourth year of collaboration between the organizations on the national in-store... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 17 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4489069/Today-in-History--April-17 By the Associated PressToday is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Improve your ‘investment environment’ http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/business-opinion_columns/4496951/Improve-your-investment-environment On April 22, we celebrate Earth Day — a day devoted to education and action on environmental issues. As a citizen of the world, you may have a keen interest in protecting your physical surroundings. And as someone trying to reach long-term... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Trial lawyer is a hero http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4489089/Trial-lawyer-is-a-hero “I need a hero. I'm holding out for a hero 'til the end of the night.He's gotta be strongAnd he's gotta be fast Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST US-Israel ties http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4483172/US-Israel-ties Even before its establishment, the State of Israel had a special relationship with the U.S. - and for good reason. On an ideological level, Israel is a country that reflects America's founding spirit. Similar to the founding fathers of America,... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 16 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4483213/Today-in-History--April-16 By the Associated Press Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Healthier America, saving our nation from collapse http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4483294/Healthier-America-saving-our-nation-from-collapse My mother once felt bad because we didn't have an ashtray in our house. Many of our relatives smoked. They would come to our house and sit for an hour or more and light up while sitting in the living room. She stated, “I don't have... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 15 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4471810/Today-in-History--April-15 By the Associated Press Today is Tuesday, April 15, the 105th day of 2014. There are 260 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST After that day, there was no stopping Him http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/4155762/After-that-day-there-was-no-stopping-Him (Luke 9:51) Ever been resolved to get something done? Ever been so resolute that you were determined that nothing would deter you from the seeing the task through to completion? Have you ever noticed that so often the things that people are so... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 14 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4143167/Today-in-History--April-14 By the Associated PressToday is Monday, April 14, the 104th day of 2014. There are 261 days left in the year. The Jewish holiday Passover begins at sunset. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Unity without uniformity http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/4154454/Unity-without-uniformity Are we heading toward a global church, a pluralistic church, a uniform church with little diversity? Denominational exclusives are disappearing fast. What traits are found in our particular denomination that others don't have? With fuzzy edges... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 13 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4143116/Today-in-History--April-13 By the Associated PressToday is Palm Sunday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2014. There are 262 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History: Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Today in History — April 12 http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4143094/Today-in-History--April-12 By the Associated PressToday is Saturday, April 12, the 102nd day of 2014. There are 263 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History: Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST When you love a junkie or a drunk http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4154200/When-you-love-a-junkie-or-a-drunk “My daughter is a junkie. I know it now and I don't know what to do,” or “He's a drunk just like his father. It's gonna kill him or he's gonna kill somebody 'cause he drives crazy when he's... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST After Rwanda’s genocide http://middlesborodailynews.com/news/opinion/4143371/After-Rwandas-genocide On Monday, Rwanda commemorated the victims of a genocide unleashed 20 years ago by Hutu extremists in power then. More than 800,000 people, mostly Tutsi men, women and children, were systematically hunted down and brutally murdered over a period of... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST