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Al Cross, Author at Middlesboro News


Amendment 2, on the ballot, has a hidden agenda, but it’s a good one

As our tumultuous, pandemic-extended election consumes the country, this space takes a breath to offer a closer look at something important on Kentucky’s ballot, and ... Read more

by Al Cross, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:35 am


Grading political leaders through pandemic

As we approach a crucial election, it’s time to think about the sort of leaders we want and need at all levels of government – ... Read more

by Al Cross, Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:28 am


Beshear considers recommending another delay of in-person schooling as positive test rate increases

More Kentuckians are testing positive for the novel coronavirus, and that could prompt Gov. Andy Beshear to recommend another delay in the start of in-person ... Read more

by Al Cross, Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:23 pm


McGrath takes on Booker and Brohier in only scheduled Democratic U.S. Senate debate

Front-runner Amy McGrath debated her two most prominent challengers Monday night on KET in the only scheduled debate among Democrats who want to take on ... Read more

by Al Cross, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:13 am