Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Opinion

Opinion
  • In Your View

    Letters to the editor

    March 9, 2014

  • Teaching welders

    We offer a somewhat belated congratulations to Derek Hazlett, a welding instructor at the Carter County Career and Technical Center, for being one of only two recipients of the 2013 Carl J. Schaefer Memorial Award that honors career and technical education teachers.

    March 4, 2014

  • In Your View

    Letters to the editor

    March 4, 2014

  • Heroin is here

    Just a few years ago, few could have ever imagined hosting two public forums on heroin use in Bracken County, the mostly rural county located along the Ohio River between Mason and Campbell counties. After all, at the time heroin was a drug problem in major cities like New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles but not in peaceful small towns like Brooksville and Augusta.

    February 27, 2014

  • Efforts to contain white-nose syndrome have so far failed

    Efforts by officials at Carter Caves State Resort Park to prevent white-nose syndrome from spreading among bats have so far failed. The same is true further west at Mammoth Cave, the world’s largest cave system and the only national park in Kentucky.
     

    February 27, 2014

  • Wrong changes

    After ignoring previous efforts by the Kentucky House of Representatives to place a constitutional amendment automatically restoring the voting rights of most felons, a Kentucky Senate committee has finally approved a bill that, if approved by the full Senate, could lead to the amendment being placed on the November ballo

    February 23, 2014

  • In Your View

    Letters to the editor

    February 23, 2014

  • A record year

    In what may surprise a lot of Kentuckians, the commonwealth set a new record for exports in 2013 with $25.3 billion in sales of Kentucky-made products and services. But it is no surprise to Gov. Steve Beshear and economic  development leaders. After all, last year marked the third consecutive year the state has set new records in exports.

    February 21, 2014

  • StormReady

    When a violent storm occurs in Kentucky, a state park may be one of the safest places you can be. That’s because Kentucky is the first state in the nation to have all of its 34 state parks with overnight accommodations designated as “StormReady” by the National Weather.

    February 20, 2014

  • Reopened

    You can now once again drive from Kentucky to any of its seven bordering  states — Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virgina, Virginia, Tennessee and Missouri — without leaving the Bluegrass state

    February 20, 2014

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