Parents always scared children straight
The tactic of “scared straight” has been used for several years to shock misbehaving teenagers by exposing them to short stints in a jail or prison cell.
AARON SNYDER: Cats show up in time
Cleanthony Early was Christian Laettner. He just didn't get the ball.
03/23/2014 — Lee Ward: Paying tribute to loyal friend
More bad news at my house: My Manny died.
Mark Maynard: Calipari not only one irked by rankings: 3/20/14
Living all 56 years of my life in Ashland, I’ll admit to having some blinders on when it comes to Our Town.
John Cannon: A weekend of transition concludes happily: 3/19/14
It was a weekend of transition for my oldest granddaughter, a senior at Paul G. Blazer High School.
Of early days and lazy times
It’s been a long time since I sat in a classroom sweating out a grade. Yet last weekend, I was in a chair at 7 a.m. — two days in a row! — listening to an instructor.
MARK MAYNARD: For better or worse, it’s time to make tournament picks
There are Bison, Billikens, Mustangs, Chanticleers and, of course, Wildcats.
The three-week party that is March Madness begins this week with most everybody filling out a bracket to try and win their NCAA tournament pool — or even $1 billion! (thanks, Warren Buffet). Sometimes it starts in the office, sometimes it’s between friends.
She was a ‘ghost with a beating heart’
Be warned that this is a tragic tale of someone who couldn’t believe that others loved her for the person she was.
03/16/2014 — Lee Ward: How to recognize a true friend
I’ve found a new way to know someone is your friend.
RONNIE ELLIS: It’s politics as usual
Weekly state political column from Ronnie Ellis, CNHI correspondent in Frankfort.
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