Learning, embracing our Appalachian heritage

Learning, embracing our Appalachian heritage

Have you read the book Hillbilly Elegy? I have, and I hope readers realize that Vance’s story is not the story of all families that have come ou...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Trump blocking people on Twitter is childish, but it’s hardly a 1st Amendment violation

Despite pleas from across the political spectrum that he stop his 140-character outbursts, President Trump can’t stop tweeting. Indeed, he has d...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Gearing up for a new school year

Gearing up for a new school year

During a recent visit to Walmart, I visited the Back to School section of the store where some of the best bargains around can be found. Most retail c...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Trump may only repeal Obamacare

Trump may only repeal Obamacare

For eight years Republicans promised to repeal Obamacare when they had the power. None had voted for it. The word replace was never used. Sen. Ted Cru...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Public has skin in UK’s closed game

Sometimes it’s hard to follow the legal wranglings over open records and open meetings.But, in the case of University of Kentucky HealthCare and...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Legislators propose progressive tax reform

We applaud Gov. Matt Bevin for seeking input on how to overhaul Kentucky’s tax code and ensure our obligations to public workers and retirees ar...

July 18th, 2017 |  


As governor, Bevin should attend Fancy Farm

Since 1880, politicians and voters have flocked to western Kentucky for the Fancy Farm picnic.It’s an old tradition in our state for politicians...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor

The dangers of FentanylThose with loved ones who are using opiates or heroin have a new risk. Drug dealers across the United States have begun to mix ...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Americans’ issue with entering, exiting

Americans’ issue with entering, exiting

We will never figure out health care, Medicaid and most of our country’s issues until we learn how to enter and exit buildings.For years now I h...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Choosing to manage our time wisely

Choosing to manage our time wisely

In this modern world in which we live, the access of information is becoming an addiction. For many people, technology is emotionally stimulating ente...

July 16th, 2017 |