We have lost our damn minds. The news media spreads word about a virus that originated in China and now we can’t shake hands to greet people anymore.
The parents of two fallen officers met last week in Pikeville and shared stories about their son’s bravery. One parent offered a gift of a shield to the family of a local fallen officer as a gesture of healing and hope.
At one time, the Pike County Clerk’s Office was supplemented by the Pike County Fiscal Court with funding intended to help the office, which has a multitude of record-keeping and tax/fee collection duties.
A decade ago, when Gov. Paul Patton was president of Pikeville College, he instituted a scholarship for students from Eastern Kentucky called the Pikeville Promise. For students who were eligible to receive the maximum Pell, CAP, and KTG, who file the FAFSA each year, and who complete a mini…
Regardless of where your individual beliefs on guns lie, the message being sent by both local governmental agencies and a great number of local residents recently is that the general sentiment is against further restrictions on the ownership of firearms.
With a long agenda and just 60 days to work through it, my fellow General Assembly members and I returned to the Capitol early last week to start another legislative session.
After living in pain for about a year, I finally got my hip replaced. I saw all the PMC ortho ads in our papers showing a guy from Elkhorn who had his knee replaced and how the surgery changed his life. He can now act and play the violin better than ever.
Anyone with a pulse should be outraged after reading the story about the horses. In our newspapers, we report on all things that happen in Pike and surrounding counties. Regional news is important. It’s often heartbreaking, sad, and sometimes good. But we rarely expect to report on the despi…