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Readers share COVID-19 experiences

The Advocate-Messenger recently asked readers to share how their lives had changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of the responses we received. Kimberly ... Read more

2 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Celebrate progress during Crime Victims’ Rights Week

When the pandemic brought everything to a screeching halt, it brought with it a sudden loss of stability and control, isolation, and helplessness. The world ... Read more

3 days ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Dispatching in a pandemic

BY MELINDA ENNIS 911 Center Assistant Director The Covid-19 Pandemic has caused changes around the world. It has affected the way we live, entertain, educate, ... Read more

5 days ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

How has your life changed since COVID arrived? We would like to hear from you

It’s been more than a year since most of us have seen at least some aspect of our lives turned upside down by the arrival ... Read more

6 days ago by Jeff Moreland.

Girdler addresses state’s unemployment situation

The General Assembly successfully passed nearly 200 pieces of legislation during the 30-day 2021 Session. Bills covered a wide variety of topics, but the impacts ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

I grieve

First, I grieve for the increasing numbers of Kentuckian’s who’ve suffered  drug overdoses and death over this past year. I grieve for their families and  ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Caring about recovery is good business

Kathy L. Miles, Coordinator Boyle County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy, Inc. Recent history does not provide us enough good examples of a compassionate, accurate ... Read more

1 week ago by Advocate-Messenger.

SB 48 should be vetoed, and here’s why

David Thompson Kentucky Press Association The Kentucky Press Association strongly urges the Governor to veto the SB 48, a bill recently passed by the Kentucky ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Girdler provides update on close of legislative session

The final two days of this year’s 30-day legislative session required the burning of the midnight oil. Before adjourning sine die, the legislative process required ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Local business is not a good neighbor

Easter morning was the beginning of a beautiful day in my neighborhood. A day to reflect on friends, family, good neighbors and those no longer ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

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