http://www.lafollettepress.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Election Commission, or election omission http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/election-commission-or-election-omission <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/electioncommission_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="91" height="85" /><p> Valedictorian: Tassel worth the hassle, but title still vital http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/valedictorian-tassel-worth-hassle-title-still-vital <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/5.22cartoon.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="109" height="85" /><p> The district&rsquo;s two public high schools are expected to graduate 355 students this weekend.</p> Undercover cover up? http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/undercover-cover <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cartoon_17.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Here&rsquo;s the $1.5 million question: Who will a jury believe in the case between former City Administrator Billie Russell and the LaFollette officials she claims wrongfully fired her?</p> Press takes issue with commissioner being released without bond http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/press-takes-issue-commissioner-being-released-without-bond <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bw-wendell_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="92" height="85" /><p> When District 3 Campbell County Commissioner James Wendell Bailey was arrested for DUI recently, the arrest report created more questions than answers.</p> Don’t believe eveything you read online http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/don%E2%80%99t-believe-eveything-you-read-online <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/001_12.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="88" height="85" /><p> A loyal <em>LaFollette Press </em>reader came into my office Friday and told me that gossip is one of the biggest threats to our community.</p> <p> He&rsquo;s certainly right.</p> Election 2014: Who do readers think will win mayor? http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/election-2014-who-do-readers-think-will-win-mayor <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/teaser.jpg" alt="Vote, Campbell County." title="Vote, Campbell County." align="left" hspace="6" width="153" height="85" /><p> Today (Thursday) is election day in Campbell County &mdash; and oh, what a political season it&rsquo;s been for the staff of the L<em>aFollette Press</em>.</p> A vote for change http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/vote-change <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cartoonmorton.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="96" height="85" /><p> The results of this year&rsquo;s Campbell County elections are proof positive that locals are thirsty for change.</p> No wheel-tax increase, but tourism might get a boost http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/no-wheel-tax-increase-tourism-might-get-boost <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/chambers_williams_-_cropped_0.jpg" alt="Chambers Williams Wednesday Jan. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn." title="Chambers Williams Wednesday Jan. 8, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Living within your means is a concept most people understand &ndash; at least until they get involved in government, it seems.</p>