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LETTER: The Juul — what a maelstrom!

When historians look back on the first quarter of the 21st century, the Juul vaping e-cigarette will be one of the Top 10 inventions of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

WATERS: Legislators must limit scope of emergency executive power

Gov. Andy Beshear’s response to the numerous legal losses he’s suffered regarding his coronavirus-related executive orders is to go court-shopping. After Court of Appeals Judge ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

HOLLAND: The constant need for spiritual discernment

Within the Christian life, there are many pillars of truth that are critical to our spiritual development, and one of these is discernment. The word ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

COMMENTARY: It’s imperative for federal govt. to step up, provide the resources for rent relief

By Adrienne Bush, Marilyn Harris and Tiffany Marthaler In March, this country’s economy was brought to a scratching halt by the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

HOLLAND: Prayers and appreciation for all first responders

Someone mentioned the other day that after pouring out some heated frustrations on one of their Facebook sessions, they had a headache and were terribly ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

LEGGETT: COVID-19 scare brings new perspective

I stood in the middle of my kitchen crying. It was 12:30 a.m., the day before my 30th birthday. I had taken the upcoming week ... Read more

1 month ago by Whitney Leggett.

HOLLAND: Our grass is greener than we think

I really appreciate readers who send me emails and hand-written letters, they are truly an encouragement. Actually, I received a wonderful letter the other day ... Read more

1 month ago by The Jessamine Journal.

CARMICHAEL: With age comes freedom of speech

I am a realist — not a pessimist — a realist. I must make that distinction. I don’t consciously look at the world in a negative ... Read more

1 month ago by The Jessamine Journal.

Patrick: America doesn’t need a revolution

“We have it in our power to begin the world over again,” wrote Thomas Paine, who helped turn American opinion toward independence from Britain in ... Read more

1 month ago by Fred Petke.

WATERS: Revisit history standards, lack of school choice

After decades of debate, Jefferson Davis’ statue has left the Capitol Rotunda, headed for the national historic site commemorating the slavery-supporting Confederate president’s birthplace. Davis ... Read more

2 months ago by The Jessamine Journal.

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