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Opinion

The Problem with Credit Card Limits

BY JEFF GITLEN | LendEDU

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 ... More

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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 ...

Credit Card Interest Rates Hit Highs in 2017

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 ...

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 ...

News

Governor signs Real ID bill into law

Gov. Matt Bevin has signed into law Real ID legislation to bring Kentucky into compliance with federal security regulations for driver’s licenses. He vetoed it last year.

Bevin has signed sever ...

Local SAR members earn state honors

The Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution received accolades at the recent state meeting of the Kentucky Society SAR in Erlanger.

For the third year in a row, the chapter ...

Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Charlie is a 7-month-old Aussie mix that needs a fenced area in which to run. He gets along well with other dogs. For more information, call Ramona Hamilton, Trigg County Animal Shelt ...

HCA students put 'Love in Action'

Submitted photos

Heritage Christian Academy students in pre-K through 12th grade volunteered time, services and donations to various organizations as part of the "Love in Action" community service pr ...

Sports

Arrowcats place 2nd in region tournament

The High School Arrowcats finished second in the KHSAA Region 1 Archery Tournament Saturday in Madisonville. They finished six points away from the first place Henderson County.

The Arrowcats will n ...

Daniel: First season a learning experience

His first season at Kentucky was even more of a learning experience than linebacker Kash Daniel anticipated.

"It was like a rollercoaster," said Daniel. "This was my first year to really learn about ...

Wildcats split pair of games at Union

Trigg County split a doubleheader Saturday at Union County and missed on its bid for the school's first 3-0 start since the 1990s.

Trigg won the opener 6-2, but Union County took advantage of four Tr ...

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