http://www.spencermagnet.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Opinion: From our readers 10 15 14 http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/opinion-our-readers-10-15-14 <p> Coulter responds to attacks<br /> Legislators go back to school http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/legislators-go-back-school <p> by Sen. Jimmy Higdon</p> Capturing a memory of life http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/capturing-memory-life <p> I was saddened last week to learn of the passing of Noreen Love Day at the age of 100. While I realize that her time had come, one of her last comments to me was, &ldquo;I am ready for my eternal rest,&rdquo; it still always saddens me when someone passes, especially when it is someone I only had the pleasure of speaking with one time.<br /> If you will recall, we published a story a few weeks back on Mrs. Day&rsquo;s life, beginning in Canada and following a path that eventually led her back to her fatherland, Kentucky.<br /> America’s newest battle: Ebola http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/america%E2%80%99s-newest-battle-ebola <p> by Sen. Jimmy Higdon</p> Opinion: From our readers 10 8 14 http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/opinion-our-readers-10-8-14 <p> Keep competent local candidates<br /> Newspapers important to healthy community http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/newspapers-important-healthy-community <p> This week marks the 74th anniversary of National Newspaper Week and we here at the Spencer Magnet are proud to be the community&rsquo;s source of news and information.<br /> With all the talk of downsizing at the larger newspapers, smaller community based newspapers are thriving. This should come as no surprise to anyone here in Spencer County or anywhere that local journalism takes hold.<br /> Communities and newspapers enjoy a symbiotic relationship in that you cannot have one without the other.<br /> Fall brings several big events http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/fall-brings-several-big-events <p> Opinion: From our readers 10 1 14 http://www.spencermagnet.com/content/opinion-our-readers-10-1-14 <p> Resident asks &lsquo;why vote for Mr. Cheek?&rsquo;<br /> I read with interest the resume Mr. Cheek printed in the newspaper and must say I found it incomplete. He stated that he had worked several years in the education system but didn&rsquo;t say how many locations, accomplishments or reasons for leaving. Given the state of the public school system, I don&rsquo;t consider what he provided much reason to vote for him.<br />