Tobacco-tax advocates suffer from policy schizophrenia

Tobacco-tax advocates suffer from policy schizophrenia

Paducah Sun executive editor Steve Wilson’s recent missive in favor of raising Kentucky’s cigarette tax by a Cuban cigar-sized 40 percent ...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Joy to Kentucky counties! The courts rightly rule

Joy to Kentucky counties! The courts rightly rule

Christmas arrived early in the Bluegrass State this year as courts in different legal spheres rendered welcomed decisions.First, the Kentucky Supreme ...

November 26th, 2016 |  


Electoral College: Games won, not runs scored

Electoral College: Games won, not runs scored

Buttercups and snowflakes on college campuses came out to weep, gnash teeth purpled by sour grapes, shove others around and throw bottles because the ...

November 19th, 2016 |  


We must come together, work across party lines

We must come together, work across party lines

The most divisive set of elections in my lifetime are now over, and Kentucky will not see another regular election until May 2018.My congratulations t...

November 12th, 2016 |  


Now is not the time for timidity

Now is not the time for timidity

Hardworking Americans labeled “deplorables” by Hillary Clinton, Donald J. Trump’s corrupt and elitist opponent, stormed the Establis...

November 12th, 2016 |  


A great day for Kentucky and America

A great day for Kentucky and America

History was made Tuesday in both the Commonwealth and the nation. A political outsider won the Presidency and did so while ignoring conventional polit...

November 12th, 2016 |  


Open government always in vogue

Open government always in vogue

My retired neighbor—a registered Democrat who dons his own unique version of political agnosticism—reminds me daily how eager he is for th...

November 5th, 2016 |  


Our fight for education

Our fight for education

Our university students and faculty have been through a lot.For our students, higher education has never been more expensive.For our faculty and admin...

October 29th, 2016 |  


Read the side of Obamacare’s box

Read the side of Obamacare’s box

Like food makers claiming “fat free” on the front of the box only to have a close reading of the ingredients on the side of that same box ...

October 29th, 2016 |  


Duke

Linda Kaye Duke, age 55, of Caneyville, KY, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016.Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2016 at...

October 25th, 2016 |