April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

The First Amendment: Can it survive?

On April 19, officials of the University of California Berkeley announced that they were canceling a speech to be given by conservative writer Ann Coulter scheduled for April 27. More...

Jeff Sessions’s aloha-baiting

Imagine if I began a column about Attorney General Jeff Sessions this way: “I really am amazed that an attorney general who hails from a former Confederate state in the Deep South can issue a series of orders wrecking efforts to reform police p More...

Hogg murder trial still awaiting reset

The Letcher Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office will contact defense attorneys for James R. More...

County’s water cost returns to normal

The amount the Letcher County Water and Sewer District pays for treated water from the regional water treatment plant at Carr Creek Lake has returned to normal, according to District Manager Mark Lewis.  More...

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Girls and books

If you’re thinking of writing a best-seller, I’ve got one word of advice for you:  Girl.  More...

Outrageous call from left

Donald Trump has mastered the authoritarian act, and that’s how he attracted his brigade of humble followers. Some on the left seem to envy this ability to force obedience through threats and attacks. More...