Today's Opinions

  • Apple updates its operating system changes naming convention

    Apple has chosen to end its long running naming convention and do away with OS X, releasing the next generation of OS last month, titled macOS Sierra.

    There is no real mystery here, just a changing of the guard as current Apple executives move away from the long time branding under Steve Jobs and bring the Mac naming conventions more in line with the iOS, WatchOS, and tvOS.

  • Intel releasing newest processor soon

    Tech alert, this week’s article is for those of you who are preparing to purchase a new computer as Christmas approaches.

    Intel has recently unveiled its 7th Generation Core processors—known by the code-name Kaby Lake. If you are looking to purchase a new computer going forward, I suggest you look for models containing this new processor.

  • Updates from LaRue Co. Chamber of Commerce

    By Krista Levee

    Join us for Lunch. The monthly LaRue County Chamber of Commerce luncheons continue to grow as we seek to bring relevant and informative programs to our members and the community.

  • Letter to the editor - Don’t let presidential race overshadow other races on the ballot

    Dear Editor,

    We’d like to encourage your readers to get to know the candidates on the ballot before they vote this election. Presidential races sometimes overshadow down ballot races and this year is no exception. Please know there are other very important offices on the ballot including U.S. Senate, Congress, State Senate, all 100 seats of the Kentucky State House and city council races.

  • Letter to the editor - Concerned over local sales tax

    Dear Editor,

    On November 8, voters in Kentucky will elect General Assembly members. This is important because these state legislators will once again consider the local option sales tax. This constitutional amendment would allow local governments to add a new local one percent sales tax in addition to the 6 percent state sales tax already paid on taxable goods. If this happens it will hurt consumers, businesses, and Kentucky’s economy.

  • Letter to the editor - To the dispatcher who went above and beyond, thank you

    Dear Editor,

    I am enclosing a copy of a letter sent to Craig Dunn who is the E-911 director and supervisor of a dispatcher named Emmanuel Collado.

    A group of senor citizens needed help last Tuesday night and he came to our assistance. We appreciated what Mr. Collado did for us as this letter enclosed will explain.

    Dear Mr. Dunn,

  • Dealing with insider threats

    Most of the computer threat warnings concern external Internet attacks. While external threats may be the most common, insider threats tend to be the most expensive, according to a report from the Harvard Business Review.

    Inside threats are caused by your employees, and in fact, are not reported by business owners because they are embarrassed to be victims of their staff.

  • Kentucky is one of the safest states

    By Terry Mills
    State Representative

    One of the best things about Kentucky is that it remains one of the safest places in which to live.

    According to the website 24/7 Wall St., we have the sixth- lowest violent crime rate among the states, while several south of us rank among the top 10 highest.  Tennessee’s rate, for example, is nearly three times the size of our rate.