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Today's Opinions

  • Looking Back, Do You Remember | March 1, 2018

    March 3, 1988 (30 years ago)

  • Homemakers have great potlucks

    Dear Trimble County,

    I live in Henry County and attend Trimble’s Homemakers at the Extension Center and if you don’t know, the lady Homemakers have the best potluck dinners of all the Extension Centers around.

    Thanks,

    Mary Ann Mitchell

    Campbellsburg

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  • Government should build bridges, not roadblocks

    My work as a state legislator may not have much in common with a doctor’s, but when I am considering which bills to support or oppose, I keep that profession’s primary rule in mind: First, do no harm.

    That doesn’t mean there aren’t tough decisions to be made. In an era where costs are outpacing revenues, we’re just not able to do all we would like.

    At the same time, I believe the state needs to do the most good for the most people whenever possible, which is why some of the legislation being considered this year raises concerns.

  • Looking Back and Do You Remember? | Feb. 22, 2018

    Feb. 25, 1988 (30 years ago)

    The Trimble County Historical Society worked on the publication of a yearbook that would have between 50 to 100 pages of historical articles and information and would be free to paid members of the society or available for $10 per copy. The society collected Bible records, Revolutionary War and Civil War pension applications, riverboat landings and more. Membership in the society at the time cost $10 per person or $15 per family.

  • Looking Back and Do You Remember? | Feb. 22, 2018

    Feb. 25, 1988 (30 years ago)

    The Trimble County Historical Society worked on the publication of a yearbook that would have between 50 to 100 pages of historical articles and information and would be free to paid members of the society or available for $10 per copy. The society collected Bible records, Revolutionary War and Civil War pension applications, riverboat landings and more. Membership in the society at the time cost $10 per person or $15 per family.

  • Looking Back & Do You Remember | Feb. 15

    Feb. 18, 1988

    (30 years ago)

    The Trimble County Rescue Squad purchased the Jaws of Life. The equipment was bought with money borrowed from the bank and members planned to sell baked goods and take donations in order to pay off the purchase. “This is one of the best tools ever purchased,” said Sheriff Howard Long. “We’ve called Madison three different times last year. With these here, we won’t have to call them. It’s essential to have such a tool, it’s a tool that can save time and lives.”

  • Dissecting the budget

    As a bill, the state budget isn’t particularly long, but it’s not a quick read, either, with blocks of text periodically broken up by rows of numbers.

  • Protecting students in the Commonwealth

    Last December, Bernie Sanders, a liberal Senator from Vermont, led every single Senate Democrat to impose an endowment tax of around $1 million per year on Berea College.