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EDITORIAL

Election reform continues

Michael G. Adams, Secretary of State Voters will head to the polls in less than 4 months to vote in the 2023 primary election for...

Guest Editorial: Ky. joins coalition to crack down on text message scams

We all get them — annoying unwanted text messages from fraudulent numbers. Hoping to remedy the issue, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced recently...

Guest Editorial: Statistics prove urgency to act

In December, the Tri-State experienced some weather extremes, with temperatures hitting some uncomfortable and dangerous lows before warming to light-jacket weather within a day. This...

As we see it: The importance of locally owned media

If you only read last week’s coverage of Carter County fiscal court in the Ashland DailyIndependent, you’d have a very different view of the...

Guest Editorial: Public-notice advertising crucial to transparency

By Al CrossDirector and Professor, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, University of Kentucky Editor’s Note: This is an issue that is vitally important...

Sowing discord

In the weeks before taking our Christmas break, we noticed a lot of new, yet familiar, posts and memes on social media. These posts,...

Guest Editorial: Stop the Steal of Local News

 By Jay Nolan and adapted by Danielle Coffey, News Media Alliance Two weeks ago, when Congress was considering the National Defense legislation that included language...

Guest Editorial: We Must Invest in Civics to Inform and Reengage an Increasingly Isolated America

By: Michael G. AdamsKentucky Secretary of State For many Americans, the first image that comes to mind when they hear the term “civics” is not...

AS WE SEE IT: If we don’t support our own, who will?

Bear with me a little bit while I go on a bit of a ramble. We took last week off, as most of you probably...

Governor’s marijuana plan a step in the right direction

When Kentucky’s Senate Republicans refused to take up a medical marijuana bill earlier this year – even though it was brought by a member...

COLUMN

First ever overnight hospital stay in 80 years was worth my time and tears

It was supposed to be as brief as a one-night hospital visit after my total knee replacement but it actually lasted three and one-half...

It’s time for the next step on my journey to becoming a really old coot

It was just over 13 months ago that I filled this space with several excuses about why I was delaying my total knee replacement...

At a crossroads

We’re approaching our third anniversary as a newspaper this summer. For most of that time it’s just been me and Nicole putting this thing...

Are prison and jail inmates and their keepers doomed to destruction?

A lawsuit filed in an Arkansas federal court last week is seeking millions in damages for the family of a prisoner who allegedly starved...

Staring at a blank screen

When I was a kid, I got in trouble with my fourth grade teacher for not taking a journal writing exercise seriously. It wasn’t...

McCarthy described as the “biggest alligator” as he takes over the ‘swamp’

One of the right-wing members of the 118 th Congress applied that label to Rep. Kevin McCarthy during the four-day fight over picking a...

Sweethearts and syrup

I’ve never been very good at romantic gestures. I try, but what I think of as romantic doesn’t always come off that way. Telling...

It must be true that great minds think alike at least some of the time

It was during last summer’s terrible floods in East Kentucky that I came up with the notion that the more than 6,000 families in...

Breaking habits

Breaking bad habits isn’t easy. That’s why they’re bad habits. If we could give them up easily it would just be that thing we...

Little mementos

As a parent, especially of a young child, you’re reminded often by those with more parenting experience not to take anything for granted. Someday...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Letter to the Editor: Cartoon Controversy

My name is Scott Adkins; I live in Grayson.  For quite some time, I have purchased and enjoyed reading the Carter County Times. I write...

Letter to the Editor: Cartoon Controversy

My name is Scott Adkins; I live in Grayson.  For quite some time, I have purchased and enjoyed reading the Carter County Times. I write...

Letter to the Editor: From the family of Brent King

This is one of the hardest thank you letters I will ever have to write. Trying to find the words has been so hard, because...

Letter to the Editor: Postal News

Dear Editor, Recently, one of our letter carriers in Olive Hill suffered a dog bite. This is not an isolated incident for Postal Service employees...

Letter to the Editor: A “Fall Y’all” thank you

I am going to attempt to say "Thank You" to everyone who helped make our sixth Annual "It's Fall Y'all!" Vendor & Craft Festival...

Letter to the Editor: Regulators should be pressing Windstream, not praising them

In recent weeks, Kinetic (a.k.a Windstream) has been praised for delivering gigabit internet services to Grayson, only after receiving a quarter of a million...

Letter to the Editor: A Thank You

The Olive Hill Area Chamber of Commerce would like to take this time to thank everyone involved in this year’s 4th of July Homecoming...

Letter to the Editor: Southern Baptist Convention

The Guidepost Solutions Sexual Abuse Task Force Report released Sunday afternoon was heartbreaking and shocking, to say the least. The abuse perpetrated against fellow...

Letter to the Editor: Progress Kentucky

I am a founding member of Progress Kentucky. We are a Central Kentucky-based 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization working to educate and engage voters across our...

Letter to the Editor: Support HB 349

Submitted by Lew Nicholls The last piece of legislation signed by President John F. Kennedy was the Community Mental Health Act establishing community mental health...
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