New law will help bring greater transparency, accountability to area development districts

New law will help bring greater transparency, accountability to area development districts

Lost in the headlines of the recently completed 2017 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly is a new law that is designed to increase transp...

April 27th, 2017 |  


What’s so personal about work zone safety?

A driver’s split-second decision caused by a brief distraction can impact lives forever.Three years ago this month, I received a phone call abou...

April 27th, 2017 |  


A president struggling to get on track

A president struggling to get on track

I have significant differences with Donald Trump’s political stances, but I want him to enjoy a successful presidency. It’s good for neith...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Government broadband: Money pit or silver bullet?

Government broadband: Money pit or silver bullet?

The City of Pikeville recently raised its restaurant tax by a full percentage point just to finance a government-owned broadband network.If history is...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Community conversations throughout Kentucky

Community conversations throughout Kentucky

As a Senator, my job requires that I spend many hours in Washington, but Kentucky is my home and I make it a priority to be in the state when the Sena...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Concerned about climate change? Change where you bank

At the end of April, hundreds of thousands of people will take part in the People’s Climate March in DC and around the country. The march will s...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Lake Malone News

Lake Malone News

As you know when we have a holiday the first thing you think of is “going home” to be with family and friends. Especially if you are a ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Logan County News

Logan County News

Hello my many friends. It is so good to be alive and still kicking. Between my Ford 150 pickup truck, and Dodge SUV being in the shop and my computer ...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Adairville News

Adairville News

Greetings from Adairville. Have I said how much I love spring. The lilacs, tulips, hyacinths, forsythias just to name a few in bloom and the fields be...

April 20th, 2017 |  


For the good of Kentucky, keep NEH and IMLS funding

For the good of Kentucky, keep NEH and IMLS funding

Those of us who work in museums and history organizations commonly hear “if only.”“If only I’d interviewed my grandfather abou...

April 20th, 2017 |