Perhaps I was totally naive, because I used to think that drug use didn’t affect me.
I didn’t do drugs. It didn’t harm my life, so why should I care?
As a reporter at The Cynthiana Democrat, I began to realize that drug use is prominent in this community, and its death grip impacts more than just those injecting the narcotics.
On the front page of last week’s paper, Becky Barnes reported that six individuals had been charged with drug-related offenses, a testament to the fact that drugs are present in our small town.