The thread that runs so true

The thread that runs so true

If you’re interested in knowing what’s going on in W-Hollow and in central Greenup County’s World of Jesse Stuart, make plans to att...

September 8th, 2017 |  


DACA is unconstitutional, as Obama admitted

President Donald Trump has caught a lot of heat for rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program with a six-month wind-down. Few peop...

September 8th, 2017 |  


Desperate for a win, Trump shafts his party

The news that President Trump abandoned Republicans to strike a deal with Congressional Democrats on a three-month extension of the debt limit yielded...

September 8th, 2017 |  



Dreaming and dealmaking: Turning a good idea into law

Washington dealmaking is so out of fashion that we keep rechecking the facts to make sure we aren’t dreaming: President Donald Trump and a fract...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Katrina, Harvey and a flood of memories

Every year I tell myself I’m over Hurricane Katrina, and every year I’m wrong. This year I got a double reminder that Katrina’s woun...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Why presidential disaster visits matter

President Donald Trump has clearly invested a vast amount of time and effort convincing Americans that as their chief executive he is clearly on top o...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Mighty Mercury’s message

Mighty Mercury’s message

The text said, “(kill).” I read it to my friend over brunch, and granted the shrimp and grits were to die for, but I wouldn’t have r...

September 5th, 2017 |  


Pope Francis, please don’t call for ‘peace’ in Venezuela.

Here’s the worst thing that Pope Francis could do during his Sept. 6-10 visit to Colombia: make another worthless call for peace and reconciliat...

September 4th, 2017 |  


How did whales get so big?

How did whales get so big?

Baleen whales of today are the largest animals to have ever lived on the planet and have a lot of blubber. The biggest of them is the blue whale, almo...

September 4th, 2017 |  


Canning your own home-grown vegetable relish

Canning your own home-grown vegetable relish

In the past year or two we’ve seen vegetable and fruit gardening become quite fashionable. It’s a classic case of trends coming full circl...

September 4th, 2017 |