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Guest column by Sen. Max Wise

Governing through the storm

What a week of weather we have had in the commonwealth. No part of Kentucky was spared the record-breaking snowfall and temperatures this week. As schools, businesses and many government agencies had to close, so did the General Assembly due to the hazardous weather. However, the Senate made the decision to report to work on Thursday and Friday to do the people's work and help pass through legislation that would be in the best interest of our citizens.


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See my favorite commercial with this story!

Super Bowl ads: A mixed bag of good and bad

By Moreland Jeff

Football is one of my favorite things to watch on TV, but during the regular season I rarely see the commercials. I’m among the millions of fans who watch DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel, and with that, the programming is a barrage of highlights and live peeks into games as the action unfolds, but with no commercials. If you’re a football fan, watch it and you’ll never want to give it up.


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Let it go!

By David Whitlock

Lori and I were putting up groceries while our 2-year-old grandson, Eli, was making himself at home, sitting there cross-legged on the kitchen cabinet, chomping on a cookie. He reached for a bag of frozen strawberries I had set next to him.

“You can’t have those, Eli,” I smiled. “They’re frozen.”

At the word, “frozen,” he promptly began singing, “Let it go, let it go, let it go.”

Lori laughed; I was confused.


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By State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville

Getting the House in order focus of first week of 2015 session

This week marked the start of the 2015 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. For this year’s session, we are only scheduled to meet for 30 days, and we spent the first week more or less getting the House of Representatives in order. 


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It's not about the knots

By David Whitlock

Two days after Christmas, I surprised my wife with a post-Christmas present. It had been somewhat of a blue Christmas for her, and I thought my gift would help.

So I gave her a rope.

“A what?” you incredulously ask. “A rope? Really?”

Maybe you’re thinking my gift ranks right up there with Barney Fife (Don Knotts, The Andy Griffith Show) giving his mom and dad a septic tank for their anniversary.


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A new chapter

By Calen McKinney

 


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Resolving to change

By Jeff Moreland

 


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Here's to a newsworthy 2015

By The Staff

From triumphs to tragedies, Taylor Countians made headlines in 2014.

While compiling the News-Journal's annual Year In Review stories, CKNJ staff members have spent time reliving the past year.

And what a year it's been. We read about city and county business, the economy, retirements and hires, political changes, crime, death and much more.

Read about the Top 10 stories of 2014 on today's front page. The year in sports will be in Thursday's issue.


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Veteran thanks those involved with Vietnam ceremony

I would like to thank all the following for your help and support in any way for the 50th anniversary Vietnam veterans welcome home.

First and foremost, a special thank you to each of the Vietnam veterans that came out for the parade.

Next, I would like to thank the committee, State Rep. John "Bam" Carney, R-Campbellsville, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers, Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young, Charlie Shaw, Larry Smith and Calen McKinney.


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Merry Christmas to you and yours

By Calen McKinney

 


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