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Post Office Trilogy: 1# The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
Marie Edwards- service with a smile even in the snow and cold
Post Office Trilogy: 1# The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

The Good: People and Tradition at Their Best

....And then there was Marie. I saw her, a lone figure in uniform, walking up and down the street.

She is our mail lady. Each day somewhere between 9:30 am and 10:15 am, she makes the rounds of our part of the universe... No matter the weather, rain, snow, and extreme heat or like today, perfect 50 degrees with bright sunshine, she always has a kind word for you and a warm felt smile...

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Post Office Trilogy: 2# The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Post Office Trilogy: 2# The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Bad: Failure of Command, a Modern Day Fable

...The post office, like an aging battleship, is seeking a safe port in the storm. Of course the era of great battleships is long gone. But in their day, they ruled the oceans with their power and national pride. Progress and technical innovation (aircraft carriers) did them in.

Much of the same problem confronts the modern day post office...

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Post Office Trilogy: 3# The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: the Horrow Show Called Congress
Post offices, like this one at Clifty KY, are at the mercy of Congress
Post Office Trilogy: 3# The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: the Horrow Show Called Congress

The Ugly: The Horror Show Called Congress

...Incapable of moving fast, Congress often covers its mistakes with demands upon weaker fish in the ocean of national governance. The United States Postal System is such a creature of weakness. The USPS is at the total mercy of Congress on decisions about rates, people, and retirement...

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Education

The Future of Education is K-20
Hickman, KY. - The future of education was defined recently for a West Kentucky audience. The man who presented a view of how students would learn in the future was Ken Winters, retiring First District State Senator. Winters is Chairman of the Senate Education Committee and is one Kentucky’s leading expert on educational systems.
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Community and Regional News

The legend of Tom Pyron and how Good Still Matters in the Universe
Principal Tom Pyron of Hickman Fulton Tech Center
The legend of Tom Pyron and how Good Still Matters in the Universe

...The real background story was that one individual was being celebrated for his strength and undying faith in West Kentucky and the young adults who every day fight for a chance at life and a career beyond poverty.

This single tower of personal fortitude is named Tom Pyron. Because of him, the center still stands when two years ago, it was under bureaucratic attack...

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Berry Craig's History Bits

Kentucky soldiers rest for eternity next to famous memorial
Hazen Brigade Monument erected during the Civil War by Union troops.
Kentucky soldiers rest for eternity next to famous memorial
 January 4, 2013 - On this date in 1863, Union army burial parties were combing the Stones River battlefield for corpses.

Eight Yankees from Kentucky would end up interred next to one of the oldest Civil War memorials.

Union troops built the Hazen Brigade Monument to their fallen comrades. The old cairn is a landmark on the Stones River National Battlefield near Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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