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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 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...
100 YEARS AGO — 1913 Miss Julia Wright was greatly frightened when she found a skeleton of a man protruding from the earth near her parents’ home on the banks of a small creek four miles from Hustonville on Liberty Pike. The skeleton was...
Tags: National Government, NAACP, Government, Politics, Human Interest
Boyle County Public Library will host a program and book signing with Obie Slater for his book, “Obie Slater Remembers Club Cherry,” at 2 p.m. Sunday in the community room at the library. Slater’s book highlights his time as the...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe energy during Monday’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day was impossible to miss at First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut streets. For more than 30 years, the event has taken place to honor and remember King, a man who stood at...
email@example.comSTANFORD — While Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday is celebrated every year, this time around the federally recognized holiday held special significance for many in Lincoln County. The coinciding of President Barack Obama's second inauguration...
firstname.lastname@example.orgHUSTONVILLE — A man in Casey County is receiving national attention after displaying a statue of President Obama eating watermelon in his front yard. Initially, Danny Hafley said the statue in his yard was a white mannequin created to “...
Tags: Arts, YouTube, Halloween, Barack Obama, Sculpture
Contributing columnistSomething very shabby happened at an Aug. 21 Tea Party rally on the steps of Kentucky’s Capitol. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, state Sen. Damon Thayer (R-Georgetown) told the crowd that Obama should be sent back to Chicago or Hawaii,...
The Winchester SunA former Fountain Circle Health and Rehabilitation Center employee has filed suit against the facility’s parent company, Kindred Nursing Centers, for wrongful termination. Deshanna Baker filed suit June 1 in Clark Circuit Court, claiming race...
email@example.comHe was an All-American at Duquesne and helped the Dukes reach the NCAA Elite Eight, became one of the first two African-Americans in the NBA to play on a championship team and even played with and against the Harlem Globetrotters. It was quite a...
The Winchester SunAs a student at Winchester’s Oliver High School in the 1950s, John Prewitt remembers reading about far away places in his geography textbook. While he was fascinated by what he read, Prewitt didn’t think there would ever be a way for him to...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIf you take the offensive words out of a song, does that remove the offensive message? School-district officials say no, and a new policy would ban schools from playing “inappropriate” songs during athletic events and even from playing...
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Arts and Culture, Music
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