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.
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.
Learning to compromise
Unless their apparent agreement breaks down before Tuesday, we can conclude that Richmond’s five city commissioners are learning to compromise.
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.
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.
LaFontaine Preparatory School students performed the Thriller Dance inside Halloween City on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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