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Today's Opinions

  • EDITORIAL: Buckman was one of a kind

    A post on the Kentucky Gun Company’s Facebook page concerning the late Bill Buckman sums it up: “Mr. Buckman lived his life with a dedication to his family and his country. He will be truly missed.”

    Buckman, a former Bardstown policeman and city councilman, died Sept. 14. He was 59.

    Former Bardstown Police Chief Charles David Marksbury says Buckman was “one of a kind” and “there will never be another one like him.”

  • LETTER: ‘Tailgate Time’ successful because of volunteers

    The Nelson County Schools Community Support Foundation would like to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers for making our “Tailgate Time” event such a success.
    We partnered with Bill Broaddus, athletic director, and the staff at Nelson County High School to create an event that both promoted and supported the foundation and NCS sports programs.

  • LETTER: ‘Tailgate Time’ successful because of volunteers

    The Nelson County Schools Community Support Foundation would like to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers for making our “Tailgate Time” event such a success.
    We partnered with Bill Broaddus, athletic director, and the staff at Nelson County High School to create an event that both promoted and supported the foundation and NCS sports programs.

  • OPINION: Of thee they sing with feeling
  • OPINION: Of thee they sing with feeling
  • OPINION: The steep cost of cheap speech

    At this shank end of a summer that a calmer America someday will remember with embarrassment, you must remember this: In the population of 325 million, a small sliver crouches on the wilder shores of politics, another sliver lives in the dark forest of mental disorder, and there is a substantial overlap between these slivers. At most moments, 312 million are not listening to excitable broadcasters making mountains of significance out of molehills of political effluvia.

  • OPINION: The steep cost of cheap speech

    At this shank end of a summer that a calmer America someday will remember with embarrassment, you must remember this: In the population of 325 million, a small sliver crouches on the wilder shores of politics, another sliver lives in the dark forest of mental disorder, and there is a substantial overlap between these slivers. At most moments, 312 million are not listening to excitable broadcasters making mountains of significance out of molehills of political effluvia.

  • OPINION: No way out! ... Well, maybe there is just one way

    Public policy is anything the government decides to do or not to do. Further, public policy is an expression of society’s values. It is important for the constituency to follow closely that which society values but is not promoted by policy makers.  

    The failing state employees and teacher’s retirement funds have become a threat to the general welfare of the state of Kentucky.