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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2018. There are 132 days left in the year. Read more

3 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Return to cronyism? State board sees no need for a national search for Ky. education commissioner

Acknowledging that the fix is in — and always has been — might be the most above-board thing the Kentucky Board of Education has done ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Trees preparing for winter

Even though we are in the hottest period of summer, it’s hard to believe that trees are already starting to prepare for winter. During the ... Read more

20 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Audio, video recordings catch slips

Perfect people will never work in government. People make promises and look good in television advertisements but people are people and that always means human ... Read more

21 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Smile at everyone

I don’t always feel like smiling. If the truth is told, sometimes I would rather weep. One day I was shopping and the cashier said, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

The responsibility to learn from God on our own

It’s no secret there are many different ideas about religion and spirituality. I’ve studied different religions and even within my own faith of Christianity I ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Questions about eternity

When the lottery jackpot hit a billion dollars, nearly everywhere I went people were talking, “If I had a billion dollars …” As far as ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

News: Bogus or authentic

What if we had no journalists? How would we have a sense of our region, our state, our nation – much less the world at ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Harlan native’s novels provides enjoyable summer reading

Now that winter is rearing its icy head, I am not one of those people who wax nostalgic about fireplaces and heating their homes with ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Tips for packing healthy school lunches on a budget

Back to school means back to lunch preparation for parents around the country. It’s a challenge that many parents take on, but often struggle to ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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