April 20, 2014

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Meyer seeks election as magistrate

Hello, my name is Stacie A. Meyer and I am a candidate for magistrate, District 3. I am a lifelong resident of Pendleton County and live on a small farm on Crooked Creek Road with my husband, Luke, and my son, Lincoln, who attends Southern Elementary.

Kentuckians rush to sign up for affordable health insurance

Sign ups for affordable health insurance are still going strong, with nearly 280,000 Kentuckians now enrolled through kynect as the March 31 deadline to purchase private health insurance approaches.

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Change your batteries!

The Kentucky State Fire Marshal is reminding Kentuckians to change the batteries in each of your home’s smoke alarms.

Statewide salt supplies reaching critical levels

Nationwide salt shortage, winter storms diminish supply

Despite a lull in the winter storms that have pounded the Commonwealth, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) has advised its 12 highway districts to conserve salt supplies and focus on other conservation efforts in combating further snow and ice this season.

“Confession is Good for the Soul”

I don’t know why, but man is created with the urge to tell on himself when he does something wrong or makes a mistake. Criminals throughout history would never have been caught if they had taken one precaution: “KEEP THE MOUTH SHUT.” There is just some type of relief one gets when he confesses to a past mistake. I have had a guilty conscious for years, because I have kept something bottled up inside and up until now have shared this secret with no one. Now I must tell and have this burden lifted.


“Do you know how we used to get our cornmeal when I was a boy?” Preacher Jesse Henderson paused in Eastside Church of Christ in Butler, Kentucky to allow our minds to catch up with the question.

Citizen's concerns about the Council's decision

Dear Editor,

I was extremely shocked and outraged when I received this weeks Outlook dated February 25, 2014. Why? Because of the article on the front page, "Sale of liquor by drink on Sundays approved by Council."

Legislative perspective on Kentucky General Assembly

Just as it is for college basketball, March is a busy time for the General Assembly, since this is the last full month of each year’s legislative session.

So far, several bills have already cleared both chambers and have been signed by Governor Beshear or soon will be.

Sen. Katie Stine reviews Kentucky congressional week

On the Senate floor this week we passed various bills such as Senate Bill 105 which changes statutory language to allow newspaper deliverers to be contract employees, not employees of the newspapers. Newspaper carriers act as contractors as it stands, and this change allows the law to reflect what is in practice.