Today's Opinions

  • Republican caucus nears

    With the Iowa Presidential Caucus completed, and the announcement last week that Sen. Rand Paul has suspended his presidential campaign, we have received calls regarding The Republican Party of Kentucky’s Presidential Caucus. 

    The Kentucky Presidential Caucus will be held 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 5. In Henry County, the Caucus will be held at the 4-H Building at the Henry County Fairgrounds. 

  • Need community input

    The Health and Wellness Coalition of Henry County invite you to our regularly scheduled meeting on Feb. 18 at 10:30 a.m. to noon at the 4-H building located on the Henry County Fairgrounds, 1106 Castle Highway.  

    We have transformed from the Henry County Diabetes Coalition and hope to encourage the same type of education and resources that we have provided for diabetes, as well as prevention of chronic disease by learning about health lifestyles.  

  • Responding to Yates

    In last week’s edition, Joseph Yates penned an opinion page response to Melissa Blankenship’s column of Nov. 4, 2015 regarding gun control laws and mental health.  

  • Senate bill adds pro-life measure, Georgia Powers honored

    The fifth week of the 2016 Legislative Session in Frankfort was historic in a number of ways. Governor Matt Bevin signed his first piece of legislation, Senate Bill (SB) 4. We also said goodbye to former Ky. Senator and civil rights activist, Georgia Davis Powers.

  • Budget top priority, but other bills under consideration

    Just as it is often said that games are won or lost during practice, a similar principle applies as well to legislation.  Before a bill can clear the House or Senate, it has to make it through a committee first.

    That groundwork is especially crucial when it comes to the budget, which Gov. Bevin proposed late last month and the House Appropriations and Revenue Committee began reviewing in-depth last week.  The chamber is on track to complete this work and vote by the early days of March.

  • Legislators at work
  • Legislators at work
  • Judge's farewell