Alexander Hamilton and American Independence

As we celebrate the 4th of July, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical “Hamilton” is lionizing the life and legacy of Alexander Hamilton....

June 30th, 2016 |  


The Miserable Catch 22 of Mental Illness

I’m depressed.I’ve dealt with mental health issues for decades now. Nothing fancy or interesting like multiple personalities or hallucinat...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Dining Out? Here’s Some Food for Thought

Americans now spend more on dining out than on groceries. But while we increasingly seek out organic and fair trade goods at the store, we usually don...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Together, We Can – and Must – SOAR

Together, We Can – and Must – SOAR

PRESTONSBURG – When it comes to innovation, the Big Sandy region is gaining national attention for its collaboration in community, workforce and...

June 28th, 2016 |  


A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

FRANKFORT – While the calendar tells us that summer technically began last week, the truth is that it feels like the season is halfway over by t...

June 28th, 2016 |  


The Incredible Hopelessness of America’s Gun “Conversation”

For millennia, the ability to interpret hieroglyphics had been lost to the ages. So when Jean-Francois Champollion decoded the Rosetta Stone it was a ...

June 28th, 2016 updated: June 28th, 2016. |  


Working Together to Save Lives

More than 1,000 Kentuckians die each year from drug overdoses, more than 200 of them from heroin. Heroin use has surged over the past few years, contr...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Kentucky Sexual Assault Victims Deserve a Voice

By now, most of America has heard about the horrific Stanford University rape case. This tragedy was pushed into the public eye after a 12-page victim...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Keep Kentucky in KentuckyWired

For nearly 80 years, the Kentucky Telecom Association (KTA) and its 16 regular member companies have played a critical role in bringing telephone, and...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


We must work together and pull together as one MSU family

It’s no secret that an affordable college education gives students a leg up in life by providing the skills that many of them who come from Kent...

June 21st, 2016 |