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Today's Opinions

  • Letter: Pleased with convention

    On March 25, KFEA (Kentucky Festivals and Events) was in Lebanon for a mini convention. I would like to say that the Lebanon Tourism and Chris Hamilton was great to work with. Chris was so helpful bringing our mini convention to Lebanon. He made sure all the details were taken care of.  

    He was a speaker that day and did a wonderful job. Lebanon has a great person representing them. Chris is doing a great job.   

  • Letter: KFEA enjoys local hospitality

    On Friday, March 25, the Kentucky Festivals and Events Association board and guests were hosted by the Lebanon Tourist and Convention Commission at its “Spring Meet.” The support of the tourist commission and in particular, Chris Hamilton and his assistant, Carla Wagner, in the planning and execution of this event was phenomenal.It was a tremendous factor in the great experience enjoyed by all in visiting Lebanon.  

  • Letter: Tourism is worth it
  • Letter: Concerned about flouride
  • Don't be afraid of autism

    Sitting in the gymnasium at Lebanon Middle Thursday afternoon waiting for a school assembly to begin, I watch as Trent Higdon helps the sound technician with the microphone. He's doing the mic test, making different sounds and saying different words, trying to perfect the volume.

    Soon, Trent spots me with my fancy camera and reporter's notebook. He comes over to me and immediately starts asking me questions.

    "Are you a newspaper reporter?"

  • Senate Medicaid bill does not need veto

    The State Senate adjourned March 24 having signed the Senate Committee Substitute to House Bill 1, legislation to resolve the Medicaid budget shortfall. Without even a need for a conference committee, the bill passed the House of Representatives overwhelmingly with only two no votes.

  • Bipartisan efforts are good for the Commonwealth

    During the legislative session that ended earlier this month, Kentuckians saw a textbook example of what positive things can happen when both parties in the General Assembly come together and work toward the Commonwealth's greater good.

    The end result was a landmark law that stands as the biggest change to our criminal code since it was overhauled in the mid-1970s. It showed just how effective the legislative process could be when everyone has a seat at the table and a desire to do something truly meaningful.

  • 'TUCKY TRIVIA

    By Don White

    Guest Columnist

     

    The following questions and answers were put together by Don White. How well do you know University of Kentucky basketball?

     

    QUESTIONS

    (1) What was Rick Pitino's record in overtime games as coach of Kentucky?

    (2) Who was the first UK player to wear number 77?

    (3) Where did UK play home games prior to the building of Memorial Coliseum?

    (4) Who was the only UK player from McCreary County?