• Mayor thankful for support of Vietnam Wall


    The Vietnam Traveling Wall Committee would like to thank the over 200 volunteers that helped make this such as success. Over 7,000 visitors stopped by the Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery North to view the wall and other exhibits.

  • What happens when a bank robs you?



    I was just wondering…

    When people are caught robbing banks, they go to jail. What happens when banks rob people?

    Since we aren’t doing anything about climate change, can we just quit worrying about the population explosion? After decades of the war on drugs, is anyone winning?

    Is there any citizen’s left who could not be cited for “contempt of Congress?”

    Are our “better angels” all on strike or something?

  • Conservative Christians are not the enemy


  • Consumer upset with product


  • May is Foster Care Month


  • Greasing the skids for the Democrats


    There was a vote a couple of weeks ago that affected filibusters by individual United States Senators.

  • U.S. 25 Yard Sale is growing


    Spring has finally sprung and before you know it, the U.S. 25 Yard Sale will be here.  Grant County had a wonderful turn-out last year and this year will be even better. This year’s date is June 6, June 7 and June 8 and now is the time to start getting ready.  We have established the first Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in June every year for the yard sale.  

  • Issues may be addressed Feb. 5

    The first week of the 2013 Regular Session of the General Assembly is now complete.  The legislature is now recessed for three weeks to give members time to organize, review bills, and draft others. We will reconvene February 5 for the remaining 26 days of session.


    Where did respect
    for others go?
    I would like to commend Deborah Lucas Angel for her recent column “What a waste!”. She was right on the money concerning laziness of shoppers. As an employee of Wal-Mart, I see this everyday. When we find items from the freezer or coolers, we are required by the state to throw these items away. We also throw away any item that the customer leaves at the checkout aisle because they do not want them and do not feel it is their place to put them back where they got them.


    Will you do the same?
    On Nov. 29, 2012, the United States Senate unanimously re-authorized the U.S. Fire Administration and both fire service grant programs (SAFER and AFG). Despite the oncoming “fiscal cliff,” run-away deficits, and impending draconian cuts to discretionary spending, Senators were unanimous in their support for the fire service.
    If staunch conservatives, such as Kentucky Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul were able to agree with their more liberal colleagues that adequate funding of