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Opinion

MJ Wixson: Looking forward a the New Year

New Year’s Day is a big holiday for me! Not New Year’s Eve, that seems too much gluttony, excess and lateness for my age, but ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Dave Lavender — Five things that got me through 2020

1 – Tyler Childers LIVE at the Ryman Auditorium – It was the Great Conjunction of Country Music Highway history on Feb. 15, when Tyler ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

ARTS & CULTURE: Top 5 of 2020

Things that got the staff of The Tribune through the pandemic year Heath Harrison, community editor Phoebe Bridgers – “Punisher” – With multiple Grammy nominations ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Editorial: Increased stimulus checks sorely needed

Recently, Congress passed COVID-19 relief legislation, which included $600 stimulus checks to every American. While any stimulus funds are welcome news to the public, the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Letter to the editor: Election workers did excellent job in 2020

To the citizens of Lawrence County, I would like you to know of the outstanding job done by the staff of the Board of Elections, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman: Tackling 2020’s challenges

I think we are all ready for 2020 to be over. It’s been a tough year. The health care and economic crises caused by the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Editorial: Stepping up to serve

For many, 2020 felt like a lost year, with canceled events, closures, stay-at-home orders and traditional celebrations impeded on throughout the year. But, despite all ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Danny Tyree: Is Profanity in the Ear of the Beholder?

In case you (expletives deleted) missed the marketing campaign, on January 5 the noble public servants at Netflix will launch a six-episode series, “History of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

John Micek: The three things that kept me sane in 2020

The end of this sad, strange, historic and transformative year is almost upon us. And like a lot of you, I found myself burrowing into ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Editorial: Stay safe in final months

As today’s front page shows, the COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Lawrence County, some much-welcome news for a population tired of the pandemic. Health department ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Editorial Board.

Curtis Honeycutt: Nominees for the 2020 word of the year

During this unprecedented year, we’ve been introduced to a number of words, phrases and terms, many of which we’re eager to erase from our memories. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

A letter from Santa, via Mark Twain

In 1875, at the age of three-and-a-half, Susy Clemens wrote a letter to Santa Claus, with assistance from her mother Olivia. Soon after, she received ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

‘Yes, Virginia,’ there is a Santa Claus

In 1897, Virginia O’Hanlon, an eight-year-old schoolgirl from Manhattan asked her father whether or not Santa Claus was real. Unable to get a definitive answer ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Jim Crawford: COVID-19 pandemic shows health care needs improved

Hospitals. The American health care system is made of baling wire and Elmer’s glue. Our hospitals, strained during the pandemic, are an economic and community-wide ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

Verbing around the Christmas tree

We’re due a season of merriment. After all, we’ve all lived through the first eleven months of 2020, so, pass the egg nog, and let’s ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Guest Columnist.

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