Recovery center a gift from Boyd County
Rural residents and public officials in Boyd County apparently did Carter County a huge favor last month when they decided not to support the location of a drug and alcohol addiction recovery center at Cannonsburg.
Did Rogers say one thing but do another?
We were concerned several weeks ago when Hal Rogers, our congressman, voted in favor of a farm bill that did not fund food stamps, now called SNAP for supplemental nutrition assistance program.
UK basketball fans have lost a legend
An old joke concerns the definition of the word “pervert.” The answer is that it is someone from Kentucky who likes sex better than basketball.
Employees, public want answers from LRC
The inner workings of the Kentucky General Assembly sometimes resemble a badly-conceived television reality show.
- House Democrats share bi-partisanship Last month we praised Senate Republican leaders in the Kentucky General Assembly for their redistricting plan which reflected true bi-partisanship, a rarity in politics today.
Who will clean up Kentucky’s rescue agency?
The recent scandal in the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management should be of concern to every person living in this state.
Communities, newspapers need each other
Today’s issue of the Journal-Times is further evidence that these community and these newspapers depend on each other.
Olive Hill must give itself fiscal stability
We believe the residents of bankrupt Detroit may have a brighter future in the short term than the people living in Olive Hill. Because of its size and impact as Michigan’s largest city, Detroit is likely to be bailed out of its financial collapse.
UK secrecy now on the national stage
We criticized the University of Kentucky three months ago for withholding information about suspected problems in its College of Medicine.
Will ‘stand your ground’ kill some of us?
We didn’t agree when President Barack Obama openly second-guessed the verdict in the shooting death of black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida.
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