Columns - The Shawnee News-Star http://www.news-star.com/article/20121010/NEWS/121019966/1008/OPINION news-star.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Mon, 21 Aug 2017 01:12:35 +0000 Kent Bush: Religious response to Charlottesville shows how times change http://www.news-star.com/news/20170818/kent-bush-religious-response-to-charlottesville-shows-how-times-change?rssfeed=true Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170818/kent-bush-religious-response-to-charlottesville-shows-how-times-change On The Road with Rick Holmes: Big Sky, filled with smoke http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170817/on-road-with-rick-holmes-big-sky-filled-with-smoke?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:57:05 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170817/on-road-with-rick-holmes-big-sky-filled-with-smoke Kent Bush: Trump emboldens the truly deplorable http://www.news-star.com/news/20170816/kent-bush-trump-emboldens-truly-deplorable?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170816/kent-bush-trump-emboldens-truly-deplorable Shawnee Superintendent's column: Kicking off a new school year http://www.news-star.com/news/20170816/shawnee-superintendents-column-kicking-off-new-school-year?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:37:53 +0000 By Dr. April J. Grace Superintendent, Shawnee Public Schools http://www.news-star.com/news/20170816/shawnee-superintendents-column-kicking-off-new-school-year Kent Bush: Barefoot Bikila set the standard for Ethiopian athletes http://www.news-star.com/news/20170814/kent-bush-barefoot-bikila-set-standard-for-ethiopian-athletes?rssfeed=true Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:37:55 +0000 Kent Bush Publisher http://www.news-star.com/news/20170814/kent-bush-barefoot-bikila-set-standard-for-ethiopian-athletes Kent Bush: Supreme Court gives legislators a second chance to get it right http://www.news-star.com/news/20170810/kent-bush-supreme-court-gives-legislators-second-chance-to-get-it-right?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Aug 2017 04:24:33 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170810/kent-bush-supreme-court-gives-legislators-second-chance-to-get-it-right On The Road with Rick Holmes: Finding America in our summer places http://www.news-star.com/lifestyle/20170810/on-road-with-rick-holmes-finding-america-in-our-summer-places?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:46:00 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/lifestyle/20170810/on-road-with-rick-holmes-finding-america-in-our-summer-places Kent Bush: Under the sea is over the top http://www.news-star.com/news/20170809/kent-bush-under-sea-is-over-top?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170809/kent-bush-under-sea-is-over-top Kent Bush: It's getting harder to be a Republican http://www.news-star.com/news/20170804/kent-bush-its-getting-harder-to-be-republican?rssfeed=true Sun, 06 Aug 2017 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170804/kent-bush-its-getting-harder-to-be-republican Evan F. Moore: ‘Game of Thrones’ plot point mirrors divide in America http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170804/evan-f-moore-game-of-thrones-plot-point-mirrors-divide-in-america?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:43:25 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170804/evan-f-moore-game-of-thrones-plot-point-mirrors-divide-in-america On The Road with Rick Holmes: From Africatown to Malaga Island, untold stories of lost communities http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170803/on-road-with-rick-holmes-from-africatown-to-malaga-island-untold-stories-of-lost-communities?rssfeed=true Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:00:02 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170803/on-road-with-rick-holmes-from-africatown-to-malaga-island-untold-stories-of-lost-communities Kent Bush: White House boasts the cleanest slates ever http://www.news-star.com/news/20170731/kent-bush-white-house-boasts-cleanest-slates-ever?rssfeed=true Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:40:46 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170731/kent-bush-white-house-boasts-cleanest-slates-ever Kent Bush: It means exactly what she thinks it means http://www.news-star.com/news/20170728/kent-bush-it-means-exactly-what-she-thinks-it-means?rssfeed=true Sun, 30 Jul 2017 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170728/kent-bush-it-means-exactly-what-she-thinks-it-means On the Road with Rick Holmes: The opioid emergency http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170727/on-road-with-rick-holmes-opioid-emergency?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:07:13 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170727/on-road-with-rick-holmes-opioid-emergency Kent Bush: Sometimes you can't get away from the news http://www.news-star.com/news/20170727/kent-bush-sometimes-you-cant-get-away-from-news?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:22:53 +0000 http://www.news-star.com/news/20170727/kent-bush-sometimes-you-cant-get-away-from-news Evan F. Moore: The hypocrisy in Minnesota’s latest police shooting http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170724/evan-f-moore-hypocrisy-in-minnesotas-latest-police-shooting?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:11:34 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170724/evan-f-moore-hypocrisy-in-minnesotas-latest-police-shooting Celia Rivenbark: A story that could be made only in America http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170724/celia-rivenbark-story-that-could-be-made-only-in-america?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:04:37 +0000 Celia Rivenbark More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170724/celia-rivenbark-story-that-could-be-made-only-in-america Charita M. Goshay: So ridiculous, it can’t possibly be true. So what? http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170724/charita-m-goshay-so-ridiculous-it-cant-possibly-be-true-so-what?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:04:28 +0000 Charita M. Goshay More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170724/charita-m-goshay-so-ridiculous-it-cant-possibly-be-true-so-what On the Road with Rick Holmes: The ghosts of Gettysburg http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170720/on-road-with-rick-holmes-ghosts-of-gettysburg?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:10:16 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media columnist http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170720/on-road-with-rick-holmes-ghosts-of-gettysburg Evan F. Moore: NRA ad nothing but anti-liberal rhetoric http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170720/evan-f-moore-nra-ad-nothing-but-anti-liberal-rhetoric?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:57:51 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.news-star.com/opinion/20170720/evan-f-moore-nra-ad-nothing-but-anti-liberal-rhetoric