Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Opinion

Opinion
  • Words of thanks

    Thank you letter

    February 15, 2014

  • Pieces of history

    Here’s something to add to your brick collection: one or two bricks from Putnam Stadium. And you can get them at no charge by simply stopping by the open area between the stadium and Joel Street known as the dust bowl.

    February 15, 2014

  • The right move

    Faced with the possibility of Republicans being blamed for another government shutdown, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell chose responsible government over a move advocated by Tea Party Republicans led by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. In so doing, the Kentucky Republican who is being challenged by Louisville businessman Matt Bevin in the May primary in his bid to be elected to a sixth six-year Senate term may have lost some support among Tea Party

    February 14, 2014

  • In Your View

    letters to the editor

    February 13, 2014

  • Breaking ranks

    State Rep. Jill York, R-Grayson, has been sharply criticized by Republican leaders in the Kentucky House of Representatives for having the audacity to break from the official party line by voting for the bill sponsored by House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour.

    February 12, 2014

  • In Your View

    Letters to the editor

    February 12, 2014

  • Getting better

    More Kentucky high school students than ever are taking Advanced Placement classes with many of them earning college credit as a result of the scores they receive on the end-of-course exams for AP classes. In fact, the percentage of Kentucky students who score a 3 or higher on AP exams has more the doubled since 2003

    February 12, 2014

  • Birthday party

    The historic Thomas Edison House in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville is using the occasion of the 167th birthday of the famous inventor and scientist to throw a five-hour party that, among other things, will remind of Edison’s little known Kentucky connection.

    February 12, 2014

  • In Your View

    Letters to the editor

    February 11, 2014

  • Fair warning

    Kentucky State Police have issued a warning for residents to beware of a telephone scam that so far has only been reported in Harlan County, but if it works in bamboozling innocent people out of their money there, it is a certainly it will expand to other counties.

    February 11, 2014