Secretary Chao will pave the way for Ky.’s transportation system

Very few functions of government are more critical than building roads and bridges. As the new vice chair of the Kentucky House Transportation Committ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Smoking prevention in Ky.

Thumbs down to Kentucky receiving failing grades for its smoking prevention program spending.Smoking causes an estimated $1.92 billion in annual healt...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Today in History

By The Associated PressToday is Thursday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2017. There are 311 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Feb...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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 |