Food dominates our list of priorities on any given day. Even when we are swamped with calls and commitments, our stomach gargles and whines until we g...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Cat fishing takes on a new angle

Cat fishing takes on a new angle

From Grayson, Ky., comes a quite unusual cat fishing story.Details come from Sue Lyons, an employee of Commercial Bank of Grayson.Her husband, Steve, ...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Lessons to be learned this Memorial Day

To the editor:Memorial Day is almost upon our nation again. Preparations are under way in thousands of communities and a myriad of venues to honor tho...

May 26th, 2018 |  



The myth of the ever-rising stock market

Some of the more depressing stories that one may read as he ages involve missed opportunities in the stock market. Oh, why didn’t we buy Google&...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Getting caught up in the darknet

Getting caught up in the darknet

Whenever a device (Internet) is developed for the good — there are those who will counterfeit it for bad. World Wide Web, surface web, deep web,...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Are today’s college graduates capable and cultivated?

It’s college commencement time, and the question is the future of the graduates, whether we will have “capable and cultivated human beings...

May 24th, 2018 updated: May 25th, 2018. |  


On his 200th birthday, wouldn’t Karl Marx be surprised?

In many places, the name of Karl Marx evokes the same response as the name of John Wayne Gacy in Chicago: anger, disgust and resentment. The German ec...

May 24th, 2018 |  


America celebrates the new biracial princess

America celebrates the new biracial princess

Meghan Markle — see her sparkle. Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle of the USA are married. And millions watched as the couple gazed into e...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Supreme Court OKs sports betting: Let the states wet their beaks

The other day, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized sports betting, essentially transforming politicians from every state in America into bookies.State go...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


When aging and gravity fight

When aging and gravity fight

What do aging and gravity have in common? Together, they produce sagging skin (along with the sun, lifestyle, genetics, weight loss). Getting older me...

May 22nd, 2018 |