President Trump — keep us out of Syria

President Trump must not authorize troops on the ground in Syria. Once our troops are moved to a country they never leave. Iraq and Afghanistan are ca...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


What are we becoming?

Nokia, a firm that makes electronic products, reported that cell phone users were checking their devices 150 times a day. Pew Research reported that y...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Letter to the Editor

Postal employee’s kindness and compassion appreciatedDuring the Christmas season my mail carrier, Laura Hensley, delivered a package to my door....

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Wednesday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2017. There are 312 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Fe...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Optimism in the Commonwealth

Optimism in the Commonwealth

Last week, I spoke before the General Assembly and a live KET audience to deliver the State of the Commonwealth Address. If you missed the speech, you...

February 21st, 2017 |  


In war on terror, look closer to home

Imagine it had been a man named Muhammad who walked into an elementary school in Connecticut and murdered 20 children and six of their teachers or ope...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Tuesday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2017. There are 313 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb....

February 21st, 2017 |  


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 |