Struttin’ Time:

Your aim should be safety first

November 10 was the opening day of rifle season, and the starting of rut for those big bucks. Please be careful. Bullets have no eyes. Once sent on their way, there is no calling them back. Make 100 percent sure you know what you are shooting at. It is always a good idea to check what is behind that big […]

Dorothy Tacket getting stronger


For those of you wondering about Mom, she is continuing to get stronger and last week after cardiac rehab. I pulled a trick on her and took her to the rec center to eat with the Senior Citizens. She enjoyed being out and seeing everyone, especially her friend Lizzie Mae Wright. I think she enjoyed getting back to the house, […]

Dilemma for moderate GOPers


If there was one place where the moderate Republican could make a brave last stand, it was at the Metropolitan Republican Club on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. New York County (Manhattan) was one of the few counties outside Ohio to prefer John Kasich over Trump in the 2016 primaries. The club was home base for John Lindsay, the legendary liberal […]

Political Cartoon

The (political) age problem


It’s against the law to discriminate in employment. As an old lawyer, I firmly subscribe to the canon of young doctors and old lawyers. And old legislators, some of the time. Nicholas Pelosi would the King of the Hill, and no one would be commenting on his clothes. It should be called Obama-Pelosi Care. But Nancy Pelosi’s still 78, an […]

When the press fights the president, the president wins


The East Room of the White House — with its vaulted ceilings, ornate chandeliers and gold curtains — is the closest thing to a throne room the United States has. When set up for a presidential news conference, as it was on the morning of November 7, it is magisterial. The president is announced, and the doors to a long […]

Services set for Judith Mullins

Funeral services for Judith Carol Mullins, 68, will be held at 1 p.m. today, November 14, at Polly & Craft Funeral Home in Jenkins. Burial will follow in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine. Born in Haymond to the late Arnold and Christine Hall Gibson, she died November 12 at her home in Jenkins. Mrs. Mullins was also preceded in death […]

Moments in Time

• On Nov. 12, 1799, Andrew Ellicott Douglass, an early American astronomer, witnesses the Leonids meteor shower from a ship off the Florida Keys. Douglass wrote in his journal that he “was in constant expectation of some of them falling on the vessel.” It is the first known record of a meteor shower in North America. • On Nov. 16, […]

Bible trivia


1. Is the book of 3 Corinthians in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. Who was praised for his beauty “from the sole of his foot even to the crown of his head”? Absalom, Elisha, Pekah, Tola 3. What camp saw 185,000 of its soldiers slaughtered by an angel of the Lord? Assyrian, Midianite, Philistine, Persian 4. From […]

Tips for transferring between colleges

As the fall semester winds down, many college students may be thinking about transferring to another school. Some students may be finishing one degree and want to get a higher one. Others find the school they chose isn’t the best fit for them, or perhaps family circumstances changed. The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) offers these tips for making […]


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