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Infamous 'picketers' visit CU campus

 


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A guest column by Elroy Riggs

Nothing like Kentucky tomatoes

Whenever I am confronted by atheists, I simply make the point that if there weren't a God and he didn't love us, there wouldn't be such a thing as the beloved homegrown tomato.


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What murderers cannot kill

By David Whitlock

There's a surprising grace that falls our way whenever someone unexpectedly sings a beautiful song.

It was a Susan Boyle moment whenever Angela Hockensmith began her solo in our church one Sunday morning. I could sense people looking wide eyed at each other. Like me, they were silently saying, "I didn't know she could sing like that."


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Celebrate all community offers

By Calen McKinney

 


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A guest column by Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young

City projects making progress

We appreciate the patience of the residents who are so affected by the Downtown Water Line Replacement Project. This project will replace many old water lines within the city and is well underway.

Contractors have worked on many streets to install new lines or to change meters over to larger lines that are nearby. There are some yards and streets being disturbed and dug up in order to improve the lines and, in turn, the water quality.


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A guest column by John Herndon

Oak Ridge Boys have Kentucky ties

Had Duane Allen not become a mega-success with The Oak Ridge Boys, chances are he would have become a highly successful basketball coach at some level.

At least, that is how he had it planned.

"I get right into the very intricacies of coaching," Allen said recently before taking the stage at the Kentucky State Fair. "I had dreamed when I was in school that I would be doing this until I got tired of it. I never dreamed it would last as long as it has.


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Grandparents Day is Sunday

By Leslie Moore

Grandparents Day is Sunday. Although it has been an annual tradition since 1979, Grandparents Day is not a day I had ever given much thought to.

Two of my grandparents live in other states, so I only get to see them about once a year, and two have passed on. It wasn't until last year, when my niece, Taylor, came into the world that I finally began to understand the importance of Grandparents Day.


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Mom's lesson pays dividends

By Moreland Jeff

 


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Don't underestimate those nuns

By David Whitlock

A very telling scene occurs in the movie "Promised Land," the film about two corporate salespeople, Steve Butler (Matt Damon) and Sue Thomason (Frances McDermond), who visit a rural town in an attempt to buy drilling rights from the local residents. They represent an energy company specializing in obtaining natural gas through a process known as fracking, which critics claim involves a variety of environmental hazards.


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A guest column by Michael Sapp

The nine-dollar prayer

I don't believe God ever created anything evil. I think he created man with an intellect to live as independently and as self-sufficiently as possible. In our haste and greed, I think we began to short circuit God's creations, and thus bad things evolved.

My experience with cancer began with a simple blood test in Lexington this past December. I was diagnosed with anemia, or more simply, low blood. I was given a handful of iron pills and told to come back in three months.


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