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Today's Opinions

  • ‘At his best’

    My dad taught me how to do many things during his life.
    He taught me how to pick out the perfect walking stick during our hikes together, and that trail mix (with M&Ms) is a necessity during long walks.
    He taught me the significance and importance of good photography. The photos he took of my twin sister and me when we were younger are priceless in my eyes.
    And, while I didn’t realize it at the time, he taught me that running can be a way to escape the stresses of life, as well as stay in shape.

  • ‘At his best’

    My dad taught me how to do many things during his life.
    He taught me how to pick out the perfect walking stick during our hikes together, and that trail mix (with M&Ms) is a necessity during long walks.
    He taught me the significance and importance of good photography. The photos he took of my twin sister and me when we were younger are priceless in my eyes.
    And, while I didn’t realize it at the time, he taught me that running can be a way to escape the stresses of life, as well as stay in shape.

  • Letters to the editor - April 22, 2015

    Concern for babies
    It’s sad that we don’t show the same concern for the 3,500 babies murdered by abortion daily that we do for the dog found in Raywick last week.
    God have mercy on us.
    Larry Wheatley
    Raywick

  • Letters to the editor - April 22, 2015

    Concern for babies
    It’s sad that we don’t show the same concern for the 3,500 babies murdered by abortion daily that we do for the dog found in Raywick last week.
    God have mercy on us.
    Larry Wheatley
    Raywick

  • State’s employment rate and revenues are up

    Recently, encouraging economic news was reported regarding Kentucky’s revenues and unemployment status. According to the state budget office’s report this month, Kentucky’s revenues increased 4.8 percent as compared to March of 2014. In fact, for fiscal year 2015, which runs from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, receipts are up 4.1 percent and expected to stay that way throughout the final months.  

  • State’s employment rate and revenues are up

    Recently, encouraging economic news was reported regarding Kentucky’s revenues and unemployment status. According to the state budget office’s report this month, Kentucky’s revenues increased 4.8 percent as compared to March of 2014. In fact, for fiscal year 2015, which runs from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, receipts are up 4.1 percent and expected to stay that way throughout the final months.  

  • Letters to the editor - April 15, 2015

    MCDC is a model for other jails
    Kay Carlew, Susan Classen, Elizabeth Croom, Maria Visse and I visited the Marion County Detention Center and were impressed with what we found. The entrance is attractive and landscaped. Inside we found a secure, clean, well-lighted facility with space for programs.  Residents are treated with respect and are expected to treat everyone with respect. Mutual respect permeates the facility.

  • Letters to the editor - April 15, 2015

    MCDC is a model for other jails
    Kay Carlew, Susan Classen, Elizabeth Croom, Maria Visse and I visited the Marion County Detention Center and were impressed with what we found. The entrance is attractive and landscaped. Inside we found a secure, clean, well-lighted facility with space for programs.  Residents are treated with respect and are expected to treat everyone with respect. Mutual respect permeates the facility.