Cadiz, KY

Opinion

Credit Card Interest Rates Hit Highs in 2017

By Jeff Gitlen | LendEDU

In case you were not aware, credit card interest rates have recently hit a high. The reason is that almost all lenders have changed consumers to a variable interest rate card. This has resulted in muc ... More

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Letters to the Editor

Reader has questions about proposed practice facilityThere are many questions that need to be answered before they build this building. â ¢ Why are they building it at the Complex?â ¢ What size is t ...

Lawmakers don't need to dabble with religion

Last week a Kentucky lawmaker introduced legislation to allow the Bible to be taught as an elective in public schools across the state.As a Christian, I hope the proposal doesn't become law.It's hum ...

Letter to the Editor

Reader: Cothran attempting to push 'alternative facts'HB 106, the so-called Bathroom Bill, was introduced by State Representative Richard Nelson. He is a Democrat. What Martin Cothran was attempting ...

Privacy of students is important

A number of state legislatures have seen the introduction of proposed laws that would restrict bathroom use in schools according to the student's biological gender. Kentucky is one of them. These bi ...

Highway fatalities on the rise

No one is ever prepared to say a final goodbye. There's a unique sting that accompanies deaths that were seemingly avoidable and unnecessary. Last year in Kentucky, 835 people died in crashes. More ...

Community challenge off to 'hangry' start

Two weeks ago, I got the bright idea to join this year's Pennyrile District Health Department/WKDZ community weight loss challenge. I enlisted my fellow Cadiz Record cohorts in attempting this with ...

Pension disclosures surely raise eyebrows

One oft-voiced frustration about lawmakers is that they tend not to walk in our shoes.Take Obamacare. As the law was originally written members of Congress as well as their staffs were required to f ...

Complex talks become complex

Legal doesn't always equate to ethical. It's a lesson Cadiz City Council would do well to remember.The last six months have been tumultuous, to say the least, where city business intersects with loc ...

Great once again

This week our nation will experience a wonderful American political tradition, as we witness the peaceful transfer of executive power. The new President will assume office riding a wave of voter ent ...

Return to Frankfort historic

For the first time since 1921, Republicans took control of the Kentucky House of Representatives, making our first week back to Frankfort a historic one. We have been hard at work doing exactly what ...

Early state direction not making much 'cents'

Days after formally moving in to every corner of Frankfort, Republicans hastily got to work trying to lower wages on predominantly middle class families.That sentence is probably going to get a few ...

Bevin signs historic pro-life legislation

An interesting thing happened in Frankfort a few days ago. For the first time in the history of the legislature, bills actually passed the House and Senate during the first week of business. Traditi ...

Immigration issue not so clear cut

"Immigration: the act of coming to live permanently in a foreign country."Sounds simple enough, but those 11 words bring to mind dozens, if not hundreds, of issues. Immigrants have different reasons ...

U.S. should focus on own people first

There are no simple solutions to our U.S. immigration situation. All U.S. citizens have roots somewhere else. So we all have a dog in this fight. I say fight because we are conflicted. We have compas ...

To the year ahead

It seems like just as quickly as it came, 2016 is gone. Every year I ask myself how it happens that the years fly by as they do. Every year, I'm left with no answers.This year, in particular, has le ...

Letter to the Editor

Reader disagrees with proposed practice facilityDear Editor,We don't need an indoor practice facility built at the Complex. It would only be used by the high school baseball team.We could use the $2 ...

Understanding charter schools

There is nothing in life more important than education. No question. Not only formal education, but everything we learn in this journey of life is education. Burn your hand and learn fire is hot. Fi ...

Letter to the Editor

Reader: Today's conservatives seeking to return to era of Comstock Laws Last week's column by Toni Martinazzi and the letter from Mark Briggs are perfect examples of why I turned in fury upon today' ...

Starting over can be a blessing

Sometimes, I'm keenly aware of the drawbacks to having children so many years apart. It bothers me to know that my children will not likely be particularly close to one another; a 13-year age differ ...

News

DUI bills pass House panel

A bill that would essentially keep a person's first DUI conviction on their record forever passed a House committee Wednesday in Frankfort, although some who supported the bill said they'd like to see ...

Contractor plans to begin construction on new Blackhawk Road bridge this week