These hills will soon come alive…
Much has been written about “town-gown” relations in college towns where an institution of higher learning is beloved as the dominant force in the local economy.
Robbing Peter, Paul, and everyone else
We intended that headline to read “Robbing Peter to pay Paul” but that was not broad enough to include all of the Kentuckians who pay into special funds that Gov. Steve Beshear again had to confiscate to balance the state’s budget.
Rural hospital study good for Kentucky
We tip our editorial hat again today to State Auditor Adam Edelen, the aggressive, articulate watchdog of public funds in Kentucky.
Is our country for sale to the highest bidder?
We were shocked and dismayed earlier this year when national political experts began to predict that the McConnell-Grimes race for the U.S. Senate could cost as much as $50 million.
Playing politics with the lives of children?
“I would rather see my child die on the way to the United States than die on my doorstep.”
Yes, girls can become scientists, engineers
We applaud the television commercials sponsored by Verizon which gently but effectively rebuke those among us who discourage girls and young women from careers in science, technology and mathematics.
High court right on mobile phone ruling
We don’t always agree with the rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court which is often divided with multiple opinions.
- Will honoring fathers, mothers cost too much? The 12th verse in the 20th chapter of Exodus in the King James Version of the Bible reads thusly: “Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.” Based on a new, national study released last week on long-term care of the elderly and disabled, Kentucky eventually won’t be able to afford to follow that Christian belief.
Would we pay the same high price today?
As we Americans take a day off from work on Friday to mark the 238th birthday of our country, can we find a few moments to reflect on those who made it happen?
New home for Rowan Campus sorely needed
What started 40 years ago as a vocational school grew into a technical college and today is a respected campus of a regional community and technical college.
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