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The Problem with Credit Card Limits

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Debate over quake risks has big economic impact

The New Madrid fault at times reminds us of the climate change debate.There is one school of thought that asserts the fault remains active and is gearing up for a repeat of the cataclysmic trio of e ...

Veterans Day 2016

The 50th Commemoration of the Vietnam War offers a broader scope for appreciating the service and sacrifice of all Kentuckians who served.It's a persistent myth that National Guard members never ser ...

Voting a responsibility as much as a choice

After what feels like a lifetime, I can finally say it: We're on the home stretch, folks.That's right, by the time this publication prints again, this nightmare of an election will be but a bitter m ...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,Question: Hillary Clinton endorses women's rights to have an abortion. The Democratic Party endorses Hillary for president of the highest office on earth. If I vote Democratic does that ...

Candidate Trump is a creature of the times

Halloween is here and scarier than any goblin at your doorstep is a bitter political season filled with high pitched rhetoric that has invaded too many homes and induced a ghoulish mood within the e ...

Political forum plays valuable role in process

Last week I had the pleasure of helping moderate Decision 2016: Political Forum in a regular partnership effort we host with WKDZ. I won't lie, I was nervous. My interviewing approach has always bee ...

Reader: Clinton's past actions justify Trump vote

In the editorial dated Oct. 12 the editor of this news paper asked all Trump supporters to take a long look at Trump and justify your actions. Well I have and I can assure you:If Trump had looked a ...

Trump supporters should take a long look

That's it, folks. I'm going to have to break my vow of political silence.Like everyone else, I've been watching this farce of a presidential election unfold like the nightmare it has become. And lik ...

What's wrong with pastors getting political?

Religion and politics are the two topics to avoid in polite company, and pastors should never talk about the latter. At least that's what we're told. So when the Associate Press (AP) got a hold of a ...

Taxes a necessary contribution

We are America. Individually and collectively, we are America. I was taught at an early age that in order for our beloved county to stay strong, each of us should give back. The quote which says it ...

JASTA just more playing politics

I can hear them.They're upstairs. Seven of them. Not Yul Brynner and Steve McQueen and those five other cowboys I can't remember, but seven of the most terrifying creatures known to man: adolescent ...

Ham festival time draws near

We are coming to that time of year where Cadiz and Trigg County invite the world to come for a visit. It's nearly time for the 40th annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival. This year's festivities ...

Wells Fargo scandal bad news for banking

Banks, big ones anyway, have been political whipping boys for a while now.The left teed them up even before the Financial Crisis for supposed excesses in the compensation paid to their executives. ( ...

Marriage about choices, work

So, after what has literally been almost a three-year engagement, we're finally going to do this. Sometime close to 4 p.m. Saturday, this whole marriage thing will be official. Legally signed and ev ...

Community support made picnic a success

If organizational skills were graded in adulthood like tests on the traditional model, it would be safe to say I'd never pass.I'm naturally scatterbrained, and the vast majority of my day-to-day dec ...

Trigg courthouse's Ten Commandments come down

After a threatening letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), a Trigg County official removed the the Ten Commandments from the county courthouse. All is right with Trigg County's wor ...

Justice reflects on Bailey

Those who learn about the loss of a friend after the loved one is buried know the emptiness of not being there to say farewell at the funeral.I learned of the passing of my good friend Lyn Bailey th ...

State should rally to lead educational reform

We have a moral obligation to all of the commonwealth's students to address the achievement gap and the implications it has on the future of our children.Kentucky has made continuous progress in edu ...

Reader urges equal consideration for Clinton

Dear Editor,I'd like to respond to Mr. Roscoe's letter. I never heard of, nor can I find any reference, for this trial you speak of. I believe Bill and the young lady were equal partners, this is no ...

Reader fires back on Fox rhetoric

Dear Editor,Larrry Rascoe's every word in his op-ed came straight from Fox Radio WHOP talking heads dogma word for word, loop to loop five days a week by Limbaugh, Coulter, Hannity on 12:30 a.m. to ...

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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