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Teen with local ties one of last in Paris cathedral

As the world watched flames engulf the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Monday, a range of emotions swept over teachers and students that have visited the historic site. In fact, Ally Bowling, daughter of Scott County Public Library Marketing Manager …

National policies haven’t helped Kentucky wages

Kentucky incomes were more stagnant than in most of the country from 2017 to 2018, according to research by Stateline, a non-profit news organization from the Pew Charitable Trusts. Stateline’s investigation into growth in per capita income in every state …

Insert foot, Gov. Bevin

This is not an editorial comment regarding politics, because what happened last week wasn’t political at all. But if you’re the coach of the University of Louisville women’s basketball team, you may feel like politics had something to do with …

Principal ready to move on from allegations

Michael Ceglinski is happy to be back as principal of McCracken County High School and is ready to put the past behind him. Ceglinski was accused of failure to report and second-degree official misconduct Feb. 20 following a McCracken County …

Juvenile charged with theatening to shoot student at high school

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Department has charged a juvenile with felony terroristic threatening for allegedly threatening to shoot an Apollo High School student at school. Sheriff’s department reports say deputies received a complaint Monday that the male juvenile had made …

National Guard rape case gets trial date

The case of four National Guard soldiers who are accused of taking part in an alleged 2017 sexual assault once again has a trial date. On Tuesday, Calloway Circuit Judge James T. Jameson set the trial of the soldiers for …

2-year-old injured from gunshot wound

A 2-year-old boy is hospitalized with a gunshot wound after he and another child apparently found a pistol that then discharged. Police were called to T.J. Health Columbia at 3:39 p.m. Sunday after a caller to 911 requested an ambulance …

IRS should get off the backs of poor rural Americans

Which taxpayers do you think the IRS should take a closer look at more often: wealthy, urban taxpayers or poor, rural taxpayers? Since you’re reading an editorial, you’ve probably already figured out where we’re going with that question: Turns out, …

New autism program will help many

We all need help in our lives. It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do for a living – at some point, we will all need a hand. When that help is offered, we should consider accepting it, …

Substitute teacher arrested Monday in Scott County

A Scott County substitute teacher was arrested Monday after teaching at Royal Spring Middle School and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place and endangering the welfare of a minor. According to the arrest citation, Brook Ellen West admitted …

Always focus on the road when driving

“Keep your eyes on the road.” It seems like a simple instruction, and is likely the first thing our parents or driving instructors instilled in us as teenager getting behind the wheel for the first time. But perhaps now more …

Kentucky losing in growth arena

Kentucky incomes were more stagnant than in most of the country from 2017 to 2018, according to research by Stateline, a nonprofit news organization from the Pew Charitable Trusts. Stateline’s investigation into growth in per capita income in every state …