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Today's Opinions

  • Congress: Support antitrust safe harbor legislation for newspapers

    Information provided by news publishers is essential to our democracy. And now more than ever, it’s important to remind our political leaders of the critical role we play in society.

     In the upcoming mid-term elections, much is at stake. News consumption skyrockets, yet newspapers have experienced years of revenue decline. We need leaders in Congress who will aid us in not only supporting our editorial independence, but our financial independence – we cannot continue to be the voice of the people if we can no longer invest in delivering high-quality news.

  • Not a fan of politics? Here’s why you should still vote

    I’m not a big fan of politics.
    Yes, I’m a newspaper reporter, whose job is to inform the public about what’s happening in this county, but here’s why I dislike the political process.
    The political stance taken by voters (and non-voters for that matter) is a belief, not to be confused with the verifiable, fact-based truth. It’s a gut feeling supported by partisan voices, as politicians get into she-said, he-said circular arguments.
    If you’ve ever tried to sway a family member or friend to your specific political point of view, you know how stubborn people get. Most have stopped trying.

  • Letters: Oct. 24, 2018

    LeeAnn Armstrong for Eminence

  • A legislative perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

     FRANKFORT – With fall finally feeling like it has arrived, farmers across the country are in full swing as they wind down another growing season.  Although we are surrounded by farmland, we may sometimes forget that, as a profession, farmers are an elite group.

  • A funny political message to voters in the upcoming election
  • Trackside Butcher Shoppe endorsement

     

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  • Letters to the editor- Oct. 10, 2018

    Support the right candidate

  • A lesson from a Jack-in-the-Box

     

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    What are you going to do when Jesus doesn’t play by the rules . . . when he doesn’t behave as a good Christian should? Well, the safest thing to do is to reshape Jesus in our image.