Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Sunday, March 12, the 71st day of 2017. There are 294 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Marc...

March 12th, 2017 |  


Gov. Bevin conflated, confused health debate

Gov. Bevin conflated, confused health debate

LEXINGTON — Why did the national Democratic response to President Trump’s first speech to Congress come from former Gov. Steve Beshear, sp...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Wooly worm watchers hit winter forecast

Wooly worm watchers hit winter forecast

In the process of looking for something else, I just ran across a little spiral notebook containing the field notes I had accumulated in preparation f...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Saturday, March 11, the 70th day of 2017. There are 295 days left in the year. The Jewish holiday Purim begins at suns...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Too many holes in charter bill

The charter-school bill that generated six hours of emotional debate before clearing the House on Friday is chock-full of uncertainties and unanswered...

March 10th, 2017 |  


An unusual educational experience

An unusual educational experience

“Kids got the kites up this morning down at the schoolyard,” Dud said, slipping into his chair and flipping his coffee mug to the upright ...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Last conversations

Last conversations

People come and go from our lives all through our days. Some stay for the long haul. Some are only passing through. Others are present for a while, th...

March 10th, 2017 updated: March 10th, 2017. |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Friday, March 10, the 69th day of 2017. There are 296 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Marc...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Enslaving debt has soared to almost $20 trillion

Enslaving debt has soared to almost $20 trillion

Within 40 days our national debt is likely to be $20 trillion; four of which is from eight years of George W. Bush and 10 from eight years of Barack O...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Would the kind people please stand up?

I’m missing people.In recent years I have eulogized my wife’s father’s funeral as well as her mother’s funeral this past Janua...

March 9th, 2017 |