It's almost inconceivable just how much the world has changed in the past month.
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One has to search way back in the archives of our nation to find a period of time to compare with the sheer amount of "stuff" going on in our country right now!
America's Founders regarded a free press as so vital to the new nation that they took care to include that right in the First Amendment to the Constitution.
A few neighborhood parents announced it was dark enough to start setting off the fireworks. Children quickly came running up to get their sparklers and see what other fireworks were going to be set off. The teenagers had already started throwing poppers, launching bottle rockets and lighting…
Luigi was an extremely careful motorist who never let the car in front of him get too close. He was such a careful driver, in fact, that he took more time than the average dude to carefully consider all traffic and road signs. As a result, in the 20 years he had been driving an automobile, L…
If we thought that harvesting, selling and preserving nearly 2 acres of strawberries was some sort of practical joke related to the start of "school vacation," imagine how we felt about taking a break from picking berries to spend the afternoon hoeing vegetables until dark.
A raging coronavirus pandemic and a renewed call for equal justice under the law for all Americans has the full attention of this nation, indeed the world. But amidst all this troubling chaos is a Kentucky practice or tradition worthy of note. This past week, my family and I were in Berea fo…
By late June in the 1950s and early 60s, the strawberry patch was pretty much picked out, but my mom would ask us boys if we would run out there and see if we could still find a few for mash-up for supper.
This year, Camp Joy is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Camp Wekandu, a camp which brings together kids who share the similarity of having juvenile arthritis. However, for 2020, it is being done virtually because of COVID-19.
When coronavirus first swept the nation, as a small newspaper, admittedly one of our staff's first reactions was with everything canceled, there would be nothing to cover.
Every time I get a chance to ride around Richmond, I see a lot of buildings that used to be hustling, bustling grocery stores but are now converted to some other use.
On Saturday, June 6, this community and sympathizers from surrounding areas came together to express support for the many persons who had become victims of police brutality over a period of many months. The gathering in downtown Richmond at the Madison County Courthouse was commendable and a…
Several weeks ago, Mr. Charles Benton, dropped by the house with a collection of sports articles that he and other members of his family had saved over the years.
After the breakout of Black Lives Matter protests from around the state this weekend, I can honestly say I've never been prouder to be from Eastern Kentucky.
Almost 60 years ago to the year, I was one of a handful of African American students and student-athletes who enrolled to study at Eastern Kentucky State College. We were part of an educational "experiment" initiated by President Robert R. Martin, a visionary, a forward-thinking educator who…
Black Lives Matter protests and rallies, as well as candle vigils, have swept the nation calling for more action against corrupt officials — especially police officers — following the deaths of Breonna Taylor in Louisville and George Floyd in Minneapolis.
A television station came up with an idea for a reality show to end all reality shows, which was reminiscent of the morbid and macabre Frankenstein and Dracula movies of the 1930s.
Leftists who dominate Jefferson County Public Schools' (JCPS) Board of Education desire a huge tax increase amidst a health pandemic wreaking sudden destruction on a once-roaring economy, causing uncertainty about how they're going to pay their current tax bill -- much less higher taxes.
Lots of people were upset when it was announced there would be no traditional in-person graduations during May for Madison County's four high schools -- Madison Southern, Madison Central, Berea Community and Model Laboratory.
An economic crisis such as the one dragging behind this quarantine like a heavy, unbreakable chain squeezes an entire state, revealing or magnifying the true condition of its economy along with the competency -- or lack thereof -- of its political leadership.
My name is Emily Patrick, I’m 22 years old and a recent graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. I’ll be interning here at the Register for 10 weeks as part of the Kentucky Press Association internship program.
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