Phone scams are on the rise with technology

Phone scams are on the rise with technology

Today, in the age of technology, we have an even greater responsibility to protect ourselves from fraudulent and predatory business practices that con...

March 16th, 2018 |  


Having fun just reading the headlines

Having fun just reading the headlines

When it comes to reading newspapers, whether in print or online, a lot of people just scan the headlines, stopping only to read the occasional story.T...

March 12th, 2018 |  


Our View: A Sunshine Week reminder that the public’s right to government records is crucial

Our View: A Sunshine Week reminder that the public’s right to government records is crucial

The week of March 11-17 is designated Sunshine Week, as declared since 2005 by the American Society of News Editors. The week is dedicated to remindin...

March 12th, 2018 |  



Searching for a retirement plan

Searching for a retirement plan

In another 40 or 50 years, I am going to be able to afford to retire.When that day comes, I am going to walk out of the press box one final time, file...

March 8th, 2018 |  


Mutts Gone Nuts through downtown

Mutts Gone Nuts through downtown

Uma Rose, our great-niece, celebrated her sixth birthday this past week. Uma is a bright-eyed, smart little girl who enjoys little games and the playf...

March 7th, 2018 |  


The Rocky Fork Lake Catch-22 — you can’t win either way

The Rocky Fork Lake Catch-22 — you can’t win either way

What’s clear in regard to the stalled $844,000 Rocky Fork Lake grant is that one day out of the blue, officials with the Bureau of Justice Assis...

March 5th, 2018 updated: March 5th, 2018. |  


Best sports movies ever made

Best sports movies ever made

The Academy Awards are this Sunday and, perhaps not surprisingly, the most recent move I saw, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” was not no...

March 2nd, 2018 |  


A lasting symbol of sacrifices

A lasting symbol of sacrifices

Claude Freeman, my wife’s late father, was born in Pikeville, Ky., near the Russell Fork River, 99 years ago in August.In October 1945, he marri...

February 28th, 2018 |  


Gist Settlement took nearly 200 years

Gist Settlement took nearly 200 years

When Samuel Gist purchased hundreds of acres of land in southwest Ohio in order to free and settle more than 200 of his Virginia slaves, he failed to ...

February 27th, 2018 |  


What’s really holding up the Rocky Fork Lake grant?

What’s really holding up the Rocky Fork Lake grant?

Winning an $844,000 federal grant to fight crime and promote economic and neighborhood revitalization at Rocky Fork Lake was seen as a big victory for...

February 26th, 2018 |