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The Problem with Credit Card Limits

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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 ...

Letters to the Editor

Reader supports Planned ParenthoodI agree that the defunding of Planned Parenthood would be a mistake.Planned Parenthood provides affordable health care to persons who may not otherwise be able to a ...

Defunding Planned Parenthood a mistake

The best way to avoid termination of pregnancy (abortion) is to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. So it is unreasonable for the state to attempt to shut down an agency which provides measures to preven ...

The transformative power of Thanksgiving

An unusual thing happened in Frankfort the other day. After years of being in the minority party, Republican House Speaker-elect Jeff Hoover welcomed Democrats to join his eight-member transition te ...

Letters to the Editor

Reader promotes advantage of Walmart in CadizDear Editor,The question is, why can't Cadiz-Trigg County get a Walmart?Hopkinsville has one, Murray has one and Princeton has one, and Cadiz has none.Ju ...

Finding thanks in the midst of disappointment

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Thanksgiving a time to cherish, not overlook

A certain grouchiness hits me this time of year. I know how that sounds: terrible. It's nonetheless true, however.Not that I'm a Scrooge; really, I'm not. However, I can't help but be just a little ...

Letters to the Editor

Reader: Democrats out of touch with 'Mainstream America'This letter is regarding the commentary by Jan Culwell, president Trigg County Democratic Party, in the Nov. 16 edition of The Cadiz Record. H ...

Election leaves country divided

The votes are in, the election is over, Donald Trump will become president of the United States in January. His acceptance speech was beautiful and called for unity and healing. But some of his supp ...

New vision coming for Kentucky

History was made Tuesday in both the Commonwealth and the nation.A political outsider won the Presidency and did so while ignoring conventional political wisdom regarding campaign tactics. More impo ...

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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