Mostly anything goes for NCAA’s heavyweight programs

With America’s elite college football teams closing in on the playoffs to determine a national champion and a new race to basketball’s Mar...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Activism defines the 2017 vote across the United States

History was made again and again and again on Tuesday.Elections are measure of where we stand, and in this week’s races for statehouses, county ...

November 12th, 2017 |  


A necessary turning point on judicial confirmations

There are few duties of the United States Senate as solemn, and as consequential, as the consideration and confirmation of judicial nominees. Attentio...

November 12th, 2017 |  



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 |