Lagrange Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://lagrangenews.com/section/OPINION http://lagrangenews.com/section/OPINION Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:27:26 EST 1800 1964: Fire destroys school, vote for creating tech school http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50330713/1964:-Fire-destroys-school-vote-for-creating-tech-school Septembers past, 50 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1964.Front Page News: Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:08:07 EST Book of Revelation and The Beatles http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50329582/Book-of-Revelation-and-The-Beatles I remember getting on the school bus one day and being handed a small Gideons New Testament. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:31:04 EST The actual value of a college education http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50346181/The-actual-value-of-a-college-education Few topics today are more debated than a value of a college education. Supporters like Indiana University Northwest Chancellor William J. Lowe (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-j-lowe/education-is-worth-the-in_b_5767518.html) have focused on... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:02:03 EST Stay in shape and be healthy http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50346225/Stay-in-shape-and-be-healthy I know many of you have medical conditions that hold you back, however, that in itself doesn't mean you are physically “out of shape” or, “unfit.” Let's examine the “factors” that help you determine if... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:00:04 EST Aggravating Argentine ants http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50316532/Aggravating-Argentine-ants It's early morning and your eyes are barely open. Your cat is hungry and you reach for the bowl to fill and you realize that your hand is covered with ants. The bowl is just covered with ants and legions of ants are making a trail from an... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:30:02 EST People who have forgotten how to blush http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50288716/People-who-have-forgotten-how-to-blush When the prophet Jeremiah wrote about the condition of his people, and told them why God was allowing them to be taken into captivity, he said it was because they had forgotten how to blush (Jer. 6:15). Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:18:04 EST 1939: Corps awarded in Chicago, welcoming new LC freshman class http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50296948/1939:-Corps-awarded-in-Chicago-welcoming-new-LC-freshman-class Septembers past, 75 years ago.From LaGrange Daily News, 1939.Front Page News Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:04:05 EST Figuring out figs http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50276068/Figuring-out-figs Figs are very popular backyard trees that supply plenty of nutrition to both humans and wildlife. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:21:01 EST How a lunch lady brought a town together http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50275916/How-a-lunch-lady-brought-a-town-together As my wife and I drove up to Hogansville for the funeral of a friend's mother, I thought about the recent events in America at the time. The tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri was very on the minds of many across the country. Our college discussed... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:23:05 EST Pass the 28th Amendment http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50263885/Pass-the-28th-Amendment Dear Editor, Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:55:03 EST History unlearned? http://lagrangenews.com/news/letters-opinon/50263854/History-unlearned When President Obama was elected in 2008 many saw it as a turning point. It was a sign of hope for a better world. Six years later the United States is a laughing-stock. Terrorism is rampant. Hamas is treated with a dignity once reserved for sovereign... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:52:03 EST Would clearing criminal records lead to less unemployment? http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50263770/Would-clearing-criminal-records-lead-to-less-unemployment “Request for Criminal Background Check,” the words announce at the top of the page on the job application. It's a sign of the times that such a form has become increasingly commonplace in the work environment. Is it contributing to... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 14:41:05 EST 1914: Community anticipates new cotton mill http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50256127/1914:-Community-anticipates-new-cotton-mill Septembers past, 100 years ago.From the LaGrange Reporter, 1914.Front Page News Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:06:01 EST Is Bible for everyone? http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50249183/Is-Bible-for-everyone Jesus said, in what we call the great invitation, “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Sat, 6 Sep 2014 08:48:04 EST Truth behind GMO hype, part 2 http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50242235/Truth-behind-GMO-hype-part-2 Agriculture has been the flash point for those opposed to genetically modified organisms, GMOs. Fri, 5 Sep 2014 09:52:04 EST Michelle Nunn may be a new kind of Democrat http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50248979/Michelle-Nunn-may-be-a-new-kind-of-Democrat Since I came to LaGrange College, I've had an easy time of bringing in Republicans, but it's been hard to have a major Democratic Party candidate come by. But Michelle Nunn changed that with a visit to LaGrange, and the... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:09:02 EST How I know Bible is from God, part 6: Perfection http://lagrangenews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50213310/How-I-know-Bible-is-from-God-part-6:-Perfection In this series of articles I have laid out several ways I know the Bible is from God. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:24:02 EST Round up: War prosperity, mulling liquor legality, UFOs http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50205215/Round-up:-War-prosperity-mulling-liquor-legality-UFOs Augusts past.Round-up column.(This fifth weekend in August gives us the opportunity to bring you a round-up of editorials from anniversary years that were omitted because of lack of space.) Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:51:04 EST The GMO Hype: What is it all about? http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns/50205176/The-GMO-Hype:-What-is-it-all-about Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are in the news and in the grocery stores. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:43:02 EST The results are in! http://lagrangenews.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50211787/The-results-are-in I knew something was wrong - her smile was gone, there were tears in her eyes, and a quiver in her voice. She reached out for my hand and gently pulled me into our bedroom and she whispered - “the results are in - I either have Amyotrophic... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 10:11:03 EST