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Mr. Charles E. Irvan, 81, of Kirksey (Golo Community), passed away July 8, 2019, at Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield.

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I know that everyone has heard significant discussion about the pensions systems of our state employees, teachers, state workers, and other public servants. These systems affect taxpayers and public employees alike. As our state spends 14 percent of our total budget on pension contributions …

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Last Thursday I finally got my first boat ride of the year and y'all, there is nothing better for this girl than the sun beaming down on my skin while the fresh air messes up my hair and that boat motor hums behind the beats of a good tune. It doesn't get better than family time on Kentucky Lake.

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The Ark Encounter celebrated its first anniversary this month but instead of fanfare and praise, some news media and protestors poured rain on its parade. The Biblical theme park, which consists of a life-size replica of Noah's Ark based in Northern Kentucky, faced 75 protesters and criticis…

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Given the holiday crunch and packing up the Norwood-mobile for a family outing, this week's column is diluted down to a few rambling rants and raves.

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In this modern world in which we live, the access of information is becoming an addiction. For many people, technology is emotionally stimulating entertainment and as it continues to advance we wonder if the intent is to influence us within this evolution of pleasure enhancement. It's amazin…

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On Sunday -- Fathers Day -- the pastor at my church presented a list of the top 10 things his father used to say. It was a pretty tried and true list of expressions that most parents have found themselves saying at least once over the years.

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They say you'll know when you find true love, but it took me a while.

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Adolescent and teen use of e-cigarettes or vaping products has doubled or nearly doubled in Kentucky in the last two years, according to the 2018 Kentucky Incentives for Prevention Survey. About one in four 10th and 12th graders and one in seven 8th graders in the Commonwealth vaped in 2018.…

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The health of our communities is the cornerstone for each of us achieving the American Dream. But for too long, our health has been in the hands of insurance and pharmaceutical companies that profit on our suffering. The result? We will collectively pay $50 trillion dollars for our current h…

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Two hundred forty-two years ago America's colonial leaders declared their independence from a tyrant who trampled their rights and usurped their self-rule. They outlined 27 specific violations citing a "long train of abuses" reaching back a decade to the Stamp Act and decided the relationshi…

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I voted today at my assigned polling site, the Legion Bld in Kuttawa. As I was signing in, the poll worker, a gentleman, asked me, "Are you a Democrat or Republican?" I answered, "well, I am a registered Democrat." He then handed me my ballot. The lady behind me was asked the same question a…

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The FCC has a program called, "Connect America Fund." The program is designed to expand access to voice and broadband services to those areas that it is unavailable, or under served.