If you've logged into Facebook at any time in the past couple of months, then you've undoubtedly been confronted with a prompt at the top of the page asking if you are registered to vote.

On Monday morning, I stood by my father, Jim Hutchinson's, bed in the intensive care unit at Virginia Beach General Hospital.

Perspective on Berea City Council race from a young Berean

Within a relatively short amount of time, this country has lost three iconic figures of the Civil Rights Movement, the most prominent being Rep. John Lewis from Georgia, who was one of the original "freedom fighters."

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…

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.

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…

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…

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. 

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.

Four years ago during my junior year of college, I officially decided to major in journalism. At that time, I had no idea what I was signing up for.

I've always considered it one of the most powerfully important lines from one of the greatest pieces of American literature.

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.

The current global pandemic has stirred a lot of unpleasant feelings inside all of us, I think.

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.

Sometimes being a reporter means I'm invited to witness a small part of someone's personal life.

There's been a lot of talk about domestic violence following the arrest of State Rep. Robert Goforth, and it's certainly something worth talking about.

Over the years, the health care field has encountered its fair share of significant challenges. Perhaps most notable have been the major outbreaks of infectious diseases, much like we are facing now. While these terrible events are deadly and disruptive to our society, they also force us to …

I know life is crazy with the COVID-19 crisis and what we're having to do for the first time in probably 70 years. Our hearts go out to everyone at this time of anxiety and uncertainty.

They are now 75 years old to 92 years old. They are the grandparents, great grandparents, and great-great grandparents still with us today.

Editor's note: This is a Grace Notes column from September 2018 that Nancy Kennedy chose to rerun this week. She says the message of "Be anxious for nothing" is timeless and appropriate of the times we're currently in.

I had e-mail last week from retired Perry County educator Mike Caudill, who now lives at Carcassonne in Letcher County.

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COVID-19, the real "Grinch," has stolen Christmas and put something of a hold on our time honored celebrations and traditions.

Jimmy was dreamily walking down the street one night ... after a date with his one and only ... when he suddenly found himself in a crowd of unlawfully rioting men and women.

For the past many months, I have had the great joy of reporting to you that the City of Richmond is doing well in most respects.

The highest court in the commonwealth has determined Governor Andy Beshear can use the executive power of his office in pretty much any way he wishes in an effort to handle the COVID-19 crisis.

In August, Berea College enacted a number of new policies for students, faculty and staff in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

I never thought I'd ever be saying this in November, but the high temperature this past Sunday was pushing 78 degrees.

With Wednesday being Veteran's Day, I thought I would recall some of the highlights of my 19 years of military service.

If you had to name a Madison Countian whose achievements registered on a national level, you might name a long ago statesman like Cassius Clay, or a modern-day athlete like Damien Harris.

A great shoutout is due EKU libraries leadership for its "From Postcards to Hashtags" initiative.

Apparently, the National Association of Wooly Worm Winter Weather Watchers (NAWWWWW) is taking the shelter in place coronavirus precautions far more seriously than the human population.

If you've logged into Facebook at any time in the past couple of months, then you've undoubtedly been confronted with a prompt at the top of the page asking if you are registered to vote.

Back in 2018, when I fell and broke my thighbone, my days of showing off my Segways came to an end.

On Monday morning, I stood by my father, Jim Hutchinson's, bed in the intensive care unit at Virginia Beach General Hospital.

On Monday morning, I stood by my father, Jim Hutchinson's, bed in the intensive care unit at Virginia Beach General Hospital.

A few years ago, a large sign appeared in the front yard of a house just up the street from the Richmond Register office.

Mid to late October was pretty much the end of harvest time on Blair Branch before the 1960s -- and also the closing of an era.

One of my favorite hymns in the church begins, “Oh, how well do I remember how I doubted day by day.”

The Communist Manifesto was created by Karl Marx and Frederick Engles in the 18th century.

Gov. Andy Beshear's abundance of executive orders -- more than 150 since COVID-19 surfaced -- is matched only by the largeness both of his good intentions and the unintended upheaval wrought by those edicts.

With the general election so close, it's hard to focus on anything but that.

In this era of protests of one kind or another against whatever, have you given much thought to those whose job it is to protect the public from harm in the midst of these events?

Downturns, such as every state will experience due to the coronavirus pandemic, often unmask the true price tag of letting the good times roll too fast and far in earlier years.

As you may recall, two weeks ago I spent an entire column poking fun at the full body CT bone scan I had undergone a few days earlier.

For the vast majority of Americans -- irrespective of race, gender, and/or points of origin -- truth as we know it, is on the line.

When I was a kid, I was an avid reader and loved the dime novels, especially Doc Savage, The Shadow and G-8 and the Battle Aces.

I'm fairly confident that the weather, in terms of daily temperatures, will be back into the upper 70s to mid 60s for the high-low spread by the time you read this.

It’s as if the creators of Kentucky’s new social studies standards ran as fast and far away as possible from the many extraordinary individuals throughout history whose achievements provide the “exceptional” in American exceptionalism.

If you were given the opportunity to write the news of the day, what would be your topics?

Last year about this time, I was honored to be included on a 747 aircraft full of military veterans on what has become known as Honor Flight Dayton.

I'm just fine with x-rays when it comes to taking images of body parts, even when I sometimes have to go back and have them do it again.

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