http://www.lafollettepress.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Hidden gem: The Secret City Excursion train http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/hidden-gem-secret-city-excursion-train <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/secret_city_train_-_from_front_-_12-07-14_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Ford Explorer excels as a family crossover http://www.lafollettepress.com/content/ford-explorer-excels-family-crossover <img src="http://www.lafollettepress.com/sites/www.lafollettepress.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/2015_ford_explorer_-_1_0.jpg" alt="The 2015 Ford Explorer offers seating for up to seven people, and comes with a choice of four-cylinder or V-6 engines and a six-speed automatic transmission. Prices begin at $30,700." title="The 2015 Ford Explorer offers seating for up to seven people, and comes with a choice of four-cylinder or V-6 engines and a six-speed automatic transmission. Prices begin at $30,700." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Ford Explorer gets a significant makeover next year, but for 2015, it continues as one of the all-around best family crossovers on the market.</p> 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>