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“42” reminds how far we’ve come on race Dear Editor, The other night my wife Kristen and I went to see the movie42, the Jackie Robinson story. Being the son of a baseball coach and having played baseball in high school, I am...
Contributing ColumnistLast week was a good one for Kentucky’s U. S. Senators. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul dominated the news. Despite hostile media’s best efforts to portray recent events as somehow damaging to the ubiquitous Republican duo, both men benefitted...
Contributing WriterThe evils of racism are expressed in the words we speak and the mores we establish. And both emerge from the illusion of superiority. Jackie Robinson, as a black American in the 1940s and 1950s, was thrown into the fire of both when he entered major...
Area resident receives alumni award BLACKSBURG, Va., — January Haile, of Danville, has been awarded the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award for the Department of Biochemistry in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech. Haile...
State RepresentativeThe last week of session contained several long days and late nights. Monday the house adjourned at around 11:20pm, and Tuesday the KY General Assembly adjourned for the final time in the 2013 session at midnight. After finishing up at my office and...
FLIGHT FROM FANCY: As the world creeps in, many Casey Mennonites are splitting to start anew in Tennesseetkleffman@amnews.comSOUTH FORK — Paul Martin is a small, wiry man with a higher-pitched voice, sharp features and kind nature that lends him an air of a wizened old elf. Beneath a broad-brimmed black hat, he is dressed in all black, sharp as tack, even though he...
State senatorPhew, what a week. The last two days of the 2013 General Assembly Session saw us burning the midnight oil as we worked literally till midnight. But the hard work did have its rewards as several high-profile bills passed. Senate Bill 2, the public-...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA partnership to promote a new aquatics and recreational center in Danville was not approved Monday night by a majority of Danville city commissioners. Mayor Bernie Hunstad and Commissioner James “J.H.” Atkins were in favor of a memorandum of...
Journal editorIt was a late 1960s tune that simply said, “Let the Sunshine in.” It was performed by a group known as The 5th Dimension. Don’t worry. I’m not to go off on some hippie trip and don my bell bottoms and beads. Instead, I’...
email@example.comSheriffs from Boyle, Lincoln and Mercer counties told a Boyle 9-12 gathering Monday night it is unlikely the federal government will try to ban guns. The group, which meets monthly to discuss constitutional issues, held a sheriff’s forum at...
firstname.lastname@example.orgCoyotes could be legally shot on sight anytime of the day or night under House Bill 60, which is anticipated to pass through the Senate as soon as today. Currently, hunters can shoot coyotes during daylight hours. In response to growing concerns about...
email@example.comBoyle County native Ricky Smith was attending a Christian church service about five years ago when he had an unusual epiphany — he was an atheist. Smith, 46, says he is the county resident who recently met with Boyle County Judge-Executive...
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