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  • 08.27 Nancy Stone.jpg I-75 connector would help economy with limited environmental impact

    The final phase of a two-part environmental impact study currently being conducted by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will answer the decades old question of whether a connector road can be built between US 27 and Interstate 75 Exit 95 in Madison County.

    August 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • Time to let a commission draw legislative maps

    It’s time to demand some sort of independent, bipartisan commission be given the job of drawing legislative maps every 10 years.

    June 22, 2013

  • Bill Robinson.jpg Learning to compromise

    Unless their apparent agreement breaks down before Tuesday, we can conclude that Richmond’s five city commissioners are learning to compromise.

    June 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Realities of life told in country music

    We’ve been warned for years that some rock music, if played backward, would bring forth a dangerous, even devilish message.

    April 1, 2013

  • Remembering the glory of their times

    So, last Sunday, instead of writing The Great American Novel like I ought to be, I’m idly looking in my usual dumb fashion at a television screen.

    April 1, 2013

  • 10-31 lafontaine_thriller 1.jpg Thriller

    LaFontaine Preparatory School students performed the Thriller Dance inside Halloween City on Monday.

    October 31, 2012 5 Photos

  • OUR VIEW – Story reported facts, readers draw own conclusions

    Did you know that it gives the impression of impropriety to report how much a county building is worth, how much the county owes on said building and the amount for which they are willing to sell it?
    Neither did we.

    April 13, 2011

  • Dump of the Day OUR VIEW: Take up trash dumps before speed bumps

    We are happy to hear that city government is working on new ordinances to crack down on residents and property owners who pile up trash and expect it to be picked up at the taxpayers’ expense.
    We’re not happy, however, that it took a series of front page photos of trash heaps that can be found in many areas around town for the mayor and city commissioners to get serious about the issue.

    April 13, 2011 1 Photo

  • Experience makes Doug Thomas best choice for jailer

    Having to keep people behind bars as punishment for their misdeed and to protect law-abiding citizens is a sad but necessary fact of life.

    October 31, 2010

  • Carpenter better equipped for negotiation, compromise

    Voters in Madison, Rockcastle and Lincoln counties can choose one of two good candidates Tuesday to represent them in the state Senate.

    October 31, 2010

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