State Senate week in review

State Senate week in review

FRANKFORT— As we near the halfway mark of the 2017 Legislative Session, the days have become more intense. We are debating issues in committee a...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Opioid legislation has merit

As citizens, we want our roadways to be safe, whether we are driving, walking or riding a bicycle. This doesn’t seem to be too much to ask.But w...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Maintaining a close relationship with God and our spouse

Maintaining a close relationship with God and our spouse

Last week, I was sitting in my office on a dreary afternoon, tapping on the keyboard and listening to the rain blowing against the window. The house i...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Holiday or all the days?

Holiday or all the days?

Have you ever wondered if we had no holidays would people be in debt? I know that is an exaggeration; however, just think about the money we spend on ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


The ultimate lunch swap

The ultimate lunch swap

Regular readers on this column know that I have been on a school days kick rather frequently since the first of the year. And, in fact, I originally i...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Saturday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2017. There are 316 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Being the official town dog isn’t easy

Being the official town dog isn’t easy

I don’t mind Boots. He just curls up quietly against my belly and stays put. But sleeping with Desdemona can be a bit unnerving. She snores. Som...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Bevin must sell taxes; Ky. needs money

During his State of the Commonwealth address, Gov. Matt Bevin proclaimed the need to increase tax revenues to pay down the looming pension crisis. Bev...

February 17th, 2017 |  


In a split second

In a split second

This week, a close friend in Northern Kentucky was involved in a brutal car accident. She was minding her own business on her way to work in the after...

February 16th, 2017 |  


A disaster at the Oroville Dam could easily become a crisis for Los Angeles too

Southern Californians have been drinking from the Feather River — and washing in it, flushing with it and sprinkling it over their lawns —...

February 16th, 2017 |