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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

5 hours ago by Al Cross.

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

2 weeks ago by Al Cross.

An organ donor truly gave my family the gift of life

My family celebrated my dad’s birthday last weekend. In most ways, it was a typical birthday celebration. In other ways, it was very special. This ... Read more

1 month ago by Jeff Moreland.

Looking good, Bell County!

Last week the Bell County Solid Waste and Recycling Center hosted the 2020 Kentucky Waste Tire Management Program. As you may have heard, the event ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Reports.

Finding fun with my COVID masks

Almost everywhere you look, you’ll see someone wearing a mask these days, and that’s a good thing. You’ve probably heard more than one person complain ... Read more

2 months ago by Jeff Moreland.

A working mom’s choice to put her kids back into school

Last month, I put my kids back into daycare. Is it because I don’t care about my kids and dismiss the risk of COVID-19? Of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

History classes and racism – Point/Counterpoint

Point: Abolish Teaching History … Until We Get It Right We should stop teaching history in our schools. The way history is now being taught ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Reader appreciates those who keep Bell County clean

Dear Editor, Your article Saturday on the Bell County Solid Waste Board made me think about how we should all appreciate the hard work of ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

The Electoral College: Point/Counterpoint

Point: Our Presidential Elections Are Broken; Here’s the Cure By Saul Anuzis Our current method of electing the president of the United States is badly ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

Gov. Beshear needs to stop bullying school districts over COVID shutdowns

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced on Monday that, because of lingering concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, he was “recommending” all schools remain closed to in-person ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Reports.

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