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Record start, ripped pants and all

So, in my first full week as general manager of the Cadiz Record, I've managed to rip my pants in the office, left out a handful of ads and one story (sorry to the good folks at Goodwin Funeral Home ...

Climate change is real

Even though 97 percent of scientists agree that climate change is real and that human activity is likely the primary cause, there is a very vocal, very small group of climate change deniers. Some re ...

Panicked cattle run in herds!

There are people and institutions whose main purpose is to study climate and many vehemently disagree that it is humans who are the main cause of any climate change. They are geologists, geophysicis ...

United thought: No justification for mistreatment

United Airlines and Chicago Department of Aviation police have provided the airline industry a case study on exactly how not to handle seat shortages on passenger planes.Making matters worse, the un ...

When one door closes ...

All things will eventually come to an end. It's a cosmic imperative far beyond the likes of me to comprehend, but invariably, it happens.So, too, does my tenure at The Cadiz Record.Some have heard, ...

Governor, you live in a glass house

Gov. Matt Bevin has a credibility problem of his own making.Bevin too often retreats to "trust me" when questions arise that he doesn't want to answer.Most recently, his administration has remained ...

Victims' rights week a time to reflect

Two seemingly insignificant hours have the power to change the fate of the many people affected by crime -- sexual assault is just one example. Every 120 minutes in Kentucky, someone falls victim to ...

Gun control agreement unlikely

The second amendment to our Constitution states "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." So ...

State should expand vision test regimen for drivers

Kentucky's record is not the best when it comes to highway safety laws.A generation ago the General Assembly repealed a law requiring motorcycle riders to wear helmets. It did so despite statistics ...

Private information could soon be for sale

While everyone has been split between fawning over the defeat of Trumpcare and hanging their heads over the defeat of the Wildcats during the NCAA tournament, a group of lawmakers took steps to sell ...

The Problem with Credit Card Limits

Having access to credit through a revolving account, like a credit card, is beneficial to most consumers when cash flow is tight or a major expense comes out of the blue. Credit cards offer incredible ...

Proposed budget cuts could prove devastating

President Donald Trump on Thursday released his 2018 budget proposal, which outlines a number of cuts to discretionary spending in favor of policies he espoused during a rather controversial campaig ...

Kentucky joins trend with outcomes funding

Kentucky is about to join join a parade of states that have tied higher education funding to student outcomes.The state's reordering of how it allots approximately $1 billion in higher ed funding wa ...

Government should be open to its public

Sunshine Week is celebrated across the nation every March to highlight the importance of open government and how only transparency can ensure accountability.In Kentucky, Sunshine Week (March 12-18) ...

Political vendetta threatens checks, balances

Sometime during the early morning hours in the last days of a short legislative session, Kentucky Senate Republicans again took it upon themselves to eviscerate voters' rights.OK, so that's a rather ...

Time to reform justice system looms in state

Last year, during my visit to the drug treatment program at Roeder Correctional Complex in LaGrange, Kentucky, I met a young man there named Joe. He was smart and articulate, the son of a police off ...

Letter to the Editor

Reader supports Martinazzi's testimonyBravery is not always easy. Stress is a thief. It steals our time, our energy and our sense of peace and happiness. The effects of stress hinders the achievemen ...

Public money doesn't belong in private schools

I feel very strongly that taxes collected for the purpose of supporting public education should not be diverted to other schools. This money should not be used for private schools, charter schools o ...

Seniors, first responders focus in Frankfort

As we moved past the half-way mark of the 2017 Legislative Session the members remained busily focused on legislation dealing primarily with job creation, criminal justice, and what I refer to as fa ...

News

Trigg County's 20th Annual Relay For Life

Photos by Brittney Meredith-Miller

Held at Trigg County High School on Saturday, local groups helped raised $66,581 during the 2017 Relay For Life. The goal for the event was $75,000, but funds conti ...

Rogers graduates

Trigg County High School senior Addison Rogers was omitted from last week's senior recognition's in the Cadiz Record. Rogers took part in Wednesday's graduation.

Sports

College redshirt rule change on horizon?

If the American Football Coaches Association has its way, college football players would be allowed to play in four games and still be able to count that as a redshirt season.

Most coaches already se ...

Wildcats top Ballard, fall at Lyon

After falling to Lyon and Caldwell counties last week, the Wildcats rebounded with a 9-0 win over Ballard Memorial on Monday.

Jake Terrell pitched a complete game, bombing the Bombers with 13 strikes ...

Feelings mixed on Monk

Malik Monk is considered a lock to be a top 10 pick in the June NBA Draft, but that doesn't mean everyone feels he is destined to be a NBA star.

Monk led the Southeastern Conference in scoring at Ken ...

Lady Wildcats fall 1-0 in district heartbreaker

It was a close game for the Lady Wildcat softball team as they were defeated by the Lady Lyons 1-0.

Hannah Colbert pitched a great game for the evening. Coach Toree Rogers was pleased with the game, ...

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