RONNIE ELLIS: Better watch what gets squeezed
Weekly political column from CNHI correspondent Ronnie Ellis.
Bridget Jones, a mutual friend
Nearly eight years separate my youngest sister Jessica and I. Sometimes it doesn’t feel like that many. Other times it feels like decades.
MARK MAYNARD: Getting to the core of it:
The apple has always been one of my favorite fruits, not to mention a part of my childhood.
John Cannon: There’s still nothing new under the sun: 11/13/13
With the bit of hot water U.S. Sen. Rand Paul now finds himself in because of allegations of plagiarism, I am reminded of another plagiarism scandal way back in the summer of 1987 that forced U.S. Sen. Joe Biden. D-Delaware, to drop out of the race for the 1988 Democratic nomination for president months before the first primary. At the time, Biden was considered one of the favorites for the Democratic nomination eventually won by Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis mainly because the original frontrunner, U.S. Sen. Gary Hart, had earlier been forced to drop out because of his affair with Donna Rice. (Remember her?
At least I won the battle
So the dog — Maggie, the Sheltie — began to bark in the wee hours of the morning. Not overly concerned for my welfare, I shouted, “Maggie! Shut up and go to bed!”
One of Paintsville’s veterans
As I have been writing and researching for a book on the history of the Paintsville basketball program, I have come across many examples of former Tiger players who have served our country.
11/10/2013 — Lee Ward: Sharing war stories helps spread understanding and respect
Like most families in Kentucky and West Virginia, mine has a long history of serving in the military.
Charles Romans: A day without dirt: 11/11/13
The human race has a very long history of being at odds with the environment
Tim Preston: Plenty of fresh goodness; a move to Flatwoods; and hometown holidays: 11/10/13
Ken Artrip reports he has fresh loads of produce, including holiday seedless grapes, at Artrip’s Market on 13th Street in Ashland (across from Suplex Tacos).
Wonders of modern medicine
One of the greatest wonders of modern medicine is the ability to prevent and eradicate diseases through vaccinations.
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