Can you imagine a worse place than a bar to allow private citizens to carry their legally concealed weapons?
We’re glad that Kinder Morgan decided to abandon a pipeline project that would have endangered tens of thousands of residents in Kentucky – including Rowan County – and five other states from Texas to Ohio.
The unprecedented, public and gory battle is over. Brett Kavanaugh is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court but the war may be far from finished.
It is more ridiculous than the mysterious Nigerian prince who offers to send you $50 million to hide in your personal bank account – after you send him the account number!
How many abused spouses will die in gun violence before Kentucky police agencies and judges start using GPS monitoring automatically for abusers who violate protective orders?
President Trump hasn’t given Kentucky much to cheer about this year but that changed last week when he nominated Dr. Robert L. King to be assistant secretary for postsecondary education.
Gov. Matt Bevin struck another blow for public education mediocrity last week when his cronies dropped the advanced degree requirement for newly-certified teachers.
(Editor’s Note – The Morehead News is proud to join thousands of other news media organizations this week in speaking out against President Donald Trump’s attacks on the free press.)
The good news is that Gov. Matt Bevin did an about-face and changed his mind about canceling vision and dental benefits and emergency transportation for about 460,000 Kentuckians.
President Donald Trump and U. S. Sen. Mitch McConnell are either the best two politicians in Washington or both of them are luckier than an outhouse rat.
Gov. Matt Bevin told the federal government a year ago that 400,000 Kentuckians would lose expanded Medicaid benefits if his plan to implement a work requirement was not approved.
Pardon our crude headline but we could not come up with a better description of the messy situation facing Kentucky’s lawmakers and active and retired public employees.
A war of words involving President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and national religious leaders has erupted over separating illegal immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.
What are the odds of Kentucky legalizing commercial sports betting after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to strike down a 1992 federal law banning such wagering?
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, the heavy favorite early in the 6th Congressional District Democratic primary, lost his race in something of an upset and it may be traced back to his last TV ad of the campaign.
Despite the predictions of doom from small business organizations, Kentucky definitely must have the new revenue to be generated by an expanded state sales tax, starting July 1.
This bit of sarcasm actually has some basis in historical fact in certain parts of our world, now to include our beautiful Commonwealth where a mean-spirited governor is trying to punish those who oppose him.
Only in America could the promotion of the best prepared and most experienced leader in the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) be questioned because legal interrogation techniques involving torture happened on her watch.
No one in Kentucky should have been surprised by last week’s announcement that the new interim state education commissioner wants the state to take control of Jefferson County’s public schools.
When President Donald Trump named Scott Pruitt as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), many White House observers said it was just another example of the winning candidate making good on a campaign promise.
Gov. Matt Bevin’s undeclared war against public education in Kentucky took another ugly turn last week as a stacked state school board pressured the state education commissioner into resigning.
“Justice delayed is justice denied” is a long held legal maxim meaning that not having your case heard in a timely fashion is effectively the same as not having it heard at all.
Gov. Matt Bevin got his behind kicked by the General Assembly on Friday then turned his anger and disappointment into a harsh tirade against Kentucky’s public-school teachers.
Last Thursday brought the welcome news that Independent Stave Co. (ISC) will spend $66.5 million to build a new wooden barrel manufacturing plant, called a cooperage, in Rowan County while creating 220 new jobs.
President Donald Trump went to New Hampshire last week and revealed his long-awaited plan for fighting the national scourge of opioid drug addiction.
We often disagree with policy decisions made by Gov. Matt Bevin but today we salute him for being the champion of improving the lives of children in Kentucky’s adoption and foster care system.
It was a little over a month ago when we sounded the warning in this space that Kentucky’s institutions of public higher education were teetering on a financial precipice.
Why is it that our community appears more open, more transparent about the search for a new library director than we are for a new county school superintendent?
A small victory in the war against opioids and other illegal drugs occurred last week in Frankfort when the General Assembly gave near unanimous approval to a new law aimed at discouraging the pawning of stolen goods.
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- Community park declared surplus by school board
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