Today's Opinions

  • When regulations serve a purpose

    I’m disappointed I have so much room this week for my column.
    After the report on Mike Aldridge’s rant at the city commission last week, I thought it might spark some contributions to the “Letters to the Editor” section.
    It has been a while since I last heard someone complain about mounting regulations and government intrusion into the private sector and all the mess it makes. I think I heard the subject raised more often this past month mostly in reaction to the statewide “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign.

  • Protect children from a destructive summer

    To the editor:

  • St. Edwards thanks ice cream social patrons

    To the editor:
    The parishioners of St. Edward thank everyone who supported our Ice Cream Social. It was a great success. All proceeds benefit the operation of St. Edward School.
    We appreciate the kindness and generosity of our local businesses which provided items for our silent auction. We are grateful to the many members of our local churches and community who stopped by and enjoyed some great food, delicious cake and ice cream. Thanks for your support.

  • Shelter volunteers last winter were wonderful

    To the editor:

  • Kentucky legislators get behind six-day mail delivery

    To the Editor:
    Kentucky’s Rural Letter Carriers and Congressman Ed Whitfield inched forward in preserving 6-day mail delivery; on May 20, Congressman Whitfield agreed to co-sponsor H Res. 30: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its 6-day mail delivery service. Congressman Whitfield’s co-sponsorship coupled with that of Congressman Tim Griffith (R-AR) on May 22 now has majority support of the House of Representatives (218).

  • Getting lost in a small town should not be this easy

    Growing up, I moved approximately every two years with my dad serving in the Navy. As I was shuffled from city to city and state to state, whether it be East Coast or West Coast, I never lived in a small town. It was always the bigger cities like Memphis, Tennessee. or Jacksonville, Florida.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    1. Move smoothly
    6. *What Horton heard (2008)
    9. *Lost clownfish (2003)
    13. Kind of sentence
    14. Reporter’s question
    15. Become established
    16. Bring upon oneself
    17. Long fish
    18. Past or present
    19. *Sherman’s dad (2014)
    21. Swelling, pl.
    23. “___ bad!”
    24. At the summit of
    25. Overall part
    28. Pressure unit named after Torricelli
    30. *”The ___ ___,” squirrel’s adventure (2014)