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A guest column by Kentucky State Sen. Whitney Westerfield

Victims’ rights bill needs assistance from voters

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A guest column by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin

Kentucky’s financial future requires tough decisions

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School district should name superintendent finalists

By The Staff

The Taylor County Board of Education is getting its superintendent search underway, as it was announced Monday night that 12 candidates had placed their names into the mix to be the leader of the district.

The process is just in the early stages, and a superintendent is not expected to be announced until the beginning of June. There is still a lot to be discussed and evaluated moving forward, but one thing the board should keep in mind as this process unfolds is transparency.


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School district should name superintendent finalists

By The Staff

 

The Taylor County Board of Education is getting its superintendent search underway, as it was announced Monday night that 12 candidates had placed their names into the mix to be the leader of the district.

The process is just in the early stages, and a superintendent is not expected to be announced until the beginning of June. There is still a lot to be discussed and evaluated moving forward, but one thing the board should keep in mind as this process unfolds is transparency.

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Trip to National Civil Rights Museum is one worth taking

By Moreland Jeff

 


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'Why would you give a needle to a drug addict?' Let me explain...

Education is key when it comes to syringe exchange programs

By Zac Oakes

 “Why would you give a needle to a drug addict?”

Admittedly, I once thought that was a very stupid question. It would just enable an addict, make it easier for them to do their drug of choice. Why make needles easier to get? These were all thoughts I had when I first heard about syringe exchange programs.

And so when I hear people express these thoughts, I don’t automatically discredit them, because it wasn’t that long ago that I thought the exact same thing.

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Newspaper's dedication to community will continue

 


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Civil dialogue is necessary in responding to Charlottesville

Stop the spread of hate and racism

By Zac Oakes

I have spent a significant amount of time reading and trying to gather as much information about the horrific events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend. Masses of protesters and counter-protesters clashed and one person was killed and 19 or 20 others injured when a 20-year-old man from Ohio (but recently moved from the Florence, Kentucky area) drove his car into the crowd, plowing over anyone and everyone in his path.

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Guest column by Sen. Damon Thayer

Kentucky students need longer summers

As we turn the page on July 2017, I find myself asking the same question once again, “Is summer over already?” To the disappointment of most Kentucky students, and many parents, the answer is an overwhelming “yes.”


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Guest column by Al Cross, Director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues

Kentucky's interesting political landscape

Welcome, Kentucky Derby visitors!
That’s our hospitable greeting each year as we update you on Kentucky’s political landscape, which continues to be of national interest.


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