Opinion
EDITORIAL: Lifesaving changes on Kentucky roads
Published in the Frankfort State Journal It is tragic when anyone dies in an automobile accident, but it was good news for all Kentuckians when the Transportation Cabinet released its fatality numb...
Jan 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Individual rights vs. the public good
Fifty years after the first warnings from the Surgeon General about the hazards of tobacco usage, yet another attempt to stamp out smoking in public places throughout Kentucky is in the legislative...
Jan 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Special niche for arts center
The arts, operatic soprano Beverly Sills once said, are “the signature of civilization.” According to former President George W. Bush, “The study and appreciation of the arts and humanities serve a...
Jan 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
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Things that had us talking in 2013
A line from the movie “Steel Magnolias” goes, “If you don’t have anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me!” Since time immemorial, it has been one of the favorite human activities – ...
Dec 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 317 317 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: Merry, or not; it’s all up to you
About the only thing that’s more popular nowadays than church-state separatists complaining about the Christian culture is the complaining by Christians about their own essential holiday. “Christma...
Dec 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: ‘Perfect storm’ for schools, lawmakers
Along with mandate goes enabling. It’s ludicrous to demand something of someone without first making sure the resources, talents and capabilities required to meet the mandate have been provided. Th...
Dec 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 341 341 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: Keeping watch on the weather
There’s an old quotation, generally attributed to the American writer Mark Twain: “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” We are trying as hard as we can to change t...
Dec 10, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 353 353 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Christmas spirit of giving
To Christians, Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. Christ, sacrificed on the cross for the sins of man, is considered the ultimate gift from a loving Creator....
Dec 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDITORIAL: On prosperity, thankfulness
In the old Walt Disney movie “Swiss Family Robinson” (1960), a family attempting to emigrate to New Guinea in the 19th century is shipwrecked on an uninhabited island in the Pacific. When the fathe...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
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A decent, safe, affordable home
Quite often, some of the best things are taken for granted. To try to ensure that at least one of those things gets the appreciation it deserves, here’s a shout-out to Marshall County Habitat for H...
Nov 19, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 399 399 recommendations | email to a friend
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