Deer hunting and the empty freezer

Deer hunters on both sides of the river will have 23 consecutive days to go gunning for the white-tailed deer. Kentucky’s 16-day gun season open...

November 10th, 2017 |  


The fairy godmother conundrum

It was more than 100 degrees. I didn’t eat breakfast, slept poorly the night before, and nearly passed out at the Brewery Art Walk. A stranger c...

November 10th, 2017 |  


OL’ PET

Here on this family farm, down through the years, many farm animals have come and gone but few could compare to “Ol’ Pet.”She would ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Mass shootings, irrationality, and why you shouldn’t bring a gun to church

Every disaster brings out human irrationality. When there’s a plane crash, we fear flying; when a rare disease emerges, we fear we will be infec...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Think about sheep before wearing wool this fall

With much of the country experiencing above-average temperatures, many people are leaving their wool sweaters in storage this fall. But, in addition ...

November 9th, 2017 |  


Domestic violence may have been at the heart of the Texas shootings

Texas authorities believe domestic violence may have been at the root of Devin Kelley’s murderous rampage in a church near San Antonio on Sunday...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Predators with a key

It didn’t start as rape. Just weeks after arriving at a Kentucky jail, Rosa (not her real name, to protect her safety) was already a target. One...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Veterans and their service dogs: Keep your paws off, please

The relationship between a service dog and a veteran is akin to a team walking a tightrope. To succeed, they must focus on each other, intently. Distr...

November 8th, 2017 |  


The world is warming even faster than expected. Trump isn’t going to act. The rest of us need to step up

The global climate is in trouble, worsening faster than experts believed only two years ago, and ambitious international steps to address the problem ...

November 7th, 2017 |  


How to reduce the deadly toll of opioids

At the end of the 20th century, Americans were worried about the dangers posed by crack cocaine. They didn’t realize that another drug menace wo...

November 7th, 2017 |