Today's Opinions

  • Pass the potassium, please

     Two out of three American adults have hypertension or prehypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, increases your risk for heart disease and stroke, the two leading causes of death in America. Fortunately, most cases of high blood pressure can be improved or prevented through diet changes. 

  • Groundhog Hill - June 26, 2013

    Perfection can be found in the green, green grass of home

  • Letter to the Editor

     Take care of your four-legged friend

  • June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month

     An estimated three to five million older adults in America were victims of abuse in 2011. Elder abuse often occurs at home, with a family member or caregiver causing the abuse. In many instances, it can go undetected for some time. 

  • Ignore the rain - visit the Fair

     Did you notice the downpour that struck LaRue County just after 4 p.m. Monday?

  • Just Ask

    Younger students may receive laptops
    I heard LaRue County High School is replacing their student laptops. First of all, is this true? And secondly, are they available to the public for purchase?

    The Laptops of LaRue project was rolled out in October 2010. The intent was for the laptops to be used by LCHS students for four years before they were replaced.

    Superintendent Sam Sanders said the district is “already planning the “next four-year cycle.”

  • 30 years of Merry Sunshine brings international blessings

    Thirty and a half years ago, I dragged my parents to a photography studio to have their pictures made.

    Mom, as always, was cheerful and smiling. Dad was there, begrudgingly, but he wasn’t going to smile for the nice lady with the camera – for Mom – for me – or anyone else.

  • Newspaper theft a costly choice

    When it comes right down to it, we all make choices everyday that greatly impact our lives and the lives of others whether we realize it or not. Last week I made a choice to help with our vacation Bible school at our church. The choice was easy. The decisions I had to make throughout the week, not so much. Being the leader of 13 four year olds in itself is a job. Dealing with a few children that were having difficulty being part of the group, exhausting.
    We talked a lot about making choices. Sometimes we make good choices, and sometimes we make bad choices.