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Clark County Public LibraryWhat’s new at the library this week? Well, just about everything. Over the past few months significant changes and improvements have been made to every section of the library. First of all, the entire collection was “weeded.” That...
The BookwormSpring cleaning is always a good thing. You find a lot of dirt when you’re scrubbing the corners of your house. You find a better mood when everything’s clean and tidy. And you find things you thought you’d lost and things you never...
ContribEditor’s note: “The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come,” 1903, by John Fox Jr., is the fourth in a series of book reviews about works of Kentucky fiction. An unexpected number of the best Kentucky novels have come from the hills of the...
By Michael Broihier In an op-ed you will find below, Governor Steve Beshear seeks to distract taxpayers from real problems within the Cabinet for Family and Human Services that has allowed dozens of children placed in the state’s foster care and...
Contributing WriterJere Clements Caldwell III of Lebanon Road became interested in his Caldwell family history when he was a student at Centre College (1946-1951) and with encouragement from his father, Charles Wickliffe Caldwell. “If Daddy hadn’t been so...
Contributing WriterThomas Reed and his family, of Missouri, recently came to Danville to investigate and find information about his relationship to Kentucky pioneer Thomas Reed. Thomas began his family search in 1961 with records in Missouri and he learned about the pioneer...
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Some recent information suggests that the demise of the book awaits mankind. Indeed the electronic book reader services consistently post increased usage, and more and more people are purchasing these readers. Added to this phenomenon is the reality of...
Contributing writerGenealogists who have pioneer ancestors born before 1800 in Casey and Lincoln counties may get help through research done by a Casey County native. W.E. Rubarts, who grew up in Dunnville and currently lives in Lexington, keeps close ties with his...
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With the recent debate over the rewriting of Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn to remove what some call offensive material still in the news, it was interesting Monday to hear David Gambrel’s invocation on the courthouse steps to begin the county&...
Contributing columnistWashington Post blogger Ezra Klein stated on MSNBC’s “The Daily Record” that the text of the U.S. Constitution “is confusing because it was written more than 100 years ago, and what people believe it says differs from person to...
firstname.lastname@example.orgSome claim they saw it coming. Smoking is bad for you; don’t do it. Next came the news that secondhand smoke will harm those around you; so don’t do it. Now there’s “thirdhand-smoke.” Don’t smoke in your own domain,...
Carol Burnett, the trailblazing comedienne whose variety show was a top draw on CBS for over a decade, was named the winner of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Tuesday. Burnett, 80, will receive the award in an Oct. 20 in a ceremony to be...
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