http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Regarding the ‘nickel tax’ issue http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/regarding-%E2%80%98nickel-tax%E2%80%99-issue <p> I am writing as a citizen of Marion County and as a teacher.<br /> It is reasonable that facilities need to be adequate and in good repair for the schools to operate effectively. As a citizen I would like a little more detail about what is needed and who determined these needs and their cost.<br /> Regarding the ‘nickel tax’ issue http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/regarding-%E2%80%98nickel-tax%E2%80%99-issue <p> I am writing as a citizen of Marion County and as a teacher.<br /> It is reasonable that facilities need to be adequate and in good repair for the schools to operate effectively. As a citizen I would like a little more detail about what is needed and who determined these needs and their cost.<br /> Demand a full environmental impact study on pipeline http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/demand-full-environmental-impact-study-pipeline <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/zjimmy_higdon_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> As many of you know, there has been a highly debated proposal to convert a natural gas pipeline that runs through Marion County and five of Kentucky&rsquo;s six congressional districts into a natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline. An article from last week&rsquo;s Danville Advocate reported that several community members that oppose this pipeline conversion were writing letters to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demanding a full environmental impact study of the Utica Marcellus Texas Pipeline Project.<br /> Demand a full environmental impact study on pipeline http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/demand-full-environmental-impact-study-pipeline <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/zjimmy_higdon_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> As many of you know, there has been a highly debated proposal to convert a natural gas pipeline that runs through Marion County and five of Kentucky&rsquo;s six congressional districts into a natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline. An article from last week&rsquo;s Danville Advocate reported that several community members that oppose this pipeline conversion were writing letters to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) demanding a full environmental impact study of the Utica Marcellus Texas Pipeline Project.<br /> A call for Mid-Year’s Resolutions http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/call-mid-year%E2%80%99s-resolutions <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/zjason_morrow_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> The middle of the year is coming in a couple of weeks on July 2. It&rsquo;s disappointing, really. I had dreams. Aspirations. But like so many who make New Year&rsquo;s resolutions and soon forget them, I now regard myself a failure for having neglected the promises I made all those months ago.<br /> I was going to be a marathon runner. I was going to do 100 pushups without stopping. I was going to read a book every week. I was going to give up sugar for the entire year.<br /> A call for Mid-Year’s Resolutions http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/call-mid-year%E2%80%99s-resolutions <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/zjason_morrow_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> The middle of the year is coming in a couple of weeks on July 2. It&rsquo;s disappointing, really. I had dreams. Aspirations. But like so many who make New Year&rsquo;s resolutions and soon forget them, I now regard myself a failure for having neglected the promises I made all those months ago.<br /> I was going to be a marathon runner. I was going to do 100 pushups without stopping. I was going to read a book every week. I was going to give up sugar for the entire year.<br /> Excuse me, horses are what? http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/excuse-me-horses-are-what <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mckenna_dosier_3.jpg" alt="McKenna Dosier Summer Intern" title="McKenna Dosier Summer Intern" align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> On Wednesday June 8, an article was published on Jalopnik, a daily automobile news and gossip site, titled &quot;Horses Are Pointless.&quot;<br /> Naturally, this peaked my interest as a horse person, so I clicked and read.<br /> The author, who should have stuck to writing about cars, proceeds to &quot;let you know what the experience is like, from someone who&#39;s been around the block a few times with the idiotic beasts.&quot;<br /> Excuse me, horses are what? http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/content/excuse-me-horses-are-what <img src="http://www.lebanonenterprise.com/sites/www.lebanonenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mckenna_dosier_3.jpg" alt="McKenna Dosier Summer Intern" title="McKenna Dosier Summer Intern" align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> On Wednesday June 8, an article was published on Jalopnik, a daily automobile news and gossip site, titled &quot;Horses Are Pointless.&quot;<br /> Naturally, this peaked my interest as a horse person, so I clicked and read.<br /> The author, who should have stuck to writing about cars, proceeds to &quot;let you know what the experience is like, from someone who&#39;s been around the block a few times with the idiotic beasts.&quot;<br />