POV | City and state work together to fight vandalism
POV | City and state work together to fight vandalism

I hate that we have to spend good money this way, but I dislike unsightly graffiti vandalism more.

GUEST POV | Teddy Abrams - Dream Big
GUEST POV | Teddy Abrams - Dream Big

Do our towns have the freedom to be anything we envision for our communal future?

POV | Beyond Tough Politics to Dirty Tricks Democrats
POV | Beyond Tough Politics to Dirty Tricks Democrats

If you’re a Democratic senator desperately trying to block the confirmation to the Supreme Court of a rock solid judge like Brett Kavanaugh, and you have no ammunition left, what can you do to stop his appointment?

POV | Help the Red Cross help the Carolinas
POV | Help the Red Cross help the Carolinas

If you’ve wanted to help our friends in the Carolinas, but don’t know what to do, help the Red Cross help them

POV | When is gambling not gambling?
POV | When is gambling not gambling?

It's time we stop pretending we don't condone gambling and start letting casinos work for Kentucky.

POV | Remembering Sept. 11, 2001
POV | Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

On this anniversary of nine eleven, what happened to the unity we had 17 years ago?

POV | Horse racing will miss John Asher
POV | Horse racing will miss John Asher

His death will leave a hole - not just at the track, but also in our community and across the entire racing world.

POV | Russia understands the value of a free press
POV | Russia understands the value of a free press

When the Russians invaded eastern Ukraine, the first thing they did after gaining control was storm the newspapers and television stations, shutting them down.

GUEST POV | SummerWorks Jobs Program for Youth
GUEST POV | SummerWorks Jobs Program for Youth

This past season, SummerWorks and its employer-partners made jobs possible for more than 6,200 young people.

POV | Bevin's Pension Blunder Is His Own Fault
POV | Bevin's Pension Blunder Is His Own Fault

Real, responsible pension reform is still what this state desperately needs. Maybe our governor will do his homework next time.

POV | Pedophile priests
POV | Pedophile priests

I can’t believe we’re still talking about pedophile priests in the Catholic Church, but we are.

POV | Welcome to the Kentucky State Fair
POV | Welcome to the Kentucky State Fair

This year, WDRB is going to be at the fair for all 11 days in the South Wing - Lobby B.

POV | Journalism is Not The Enemy of the People
POV | Journalism is Not The Enemy of the People

Apparently my defense of the media last week has hit a nerve, so I will continue with the third of three parts.

POV | 'Fake News' is a true fraud
POV | 'Fake News' is a true fraud

The next time you hear ANYONE insist some new revelation is "Fake News," consider the source. And its motives.

POV | Trump does Americans disservice in declaring media an enemy
POV | Trump does Americans disservice in declaring media an enemy

The great minds that founded our country created the three branches of government, wrote the Constitution and the first 10 amendments to the Constitution called the Bill of Rights.

POV | A Politically Correct Culture of 'Gotcha!'
POV | A Politically Correct Culture of 'Gotcha!'

We are eager to cast the first stone, even if we have plenty of our own sins.

POV | A final blow for newspapers?
POV | A final blow for newspapers?

Can the struggling newspaper business survive the latest blow from the U.S. government?

MCCONNELL | A strong nation needs strong borders -- not socialism
MCCONNELL | A strong nation needs strong borders -- not socialism

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell says he will not be intimidated by "far-left extremists" here in Louisville calling for the abolition of ICE.

POV | Hail, Hail GLI!
POV | Hail, Hail GLI!

GLI helps attract businesses and businesses brings jobs and pay taxes.

POV | Kentucky Wired: A Real Game Changer
POV | Kentucky Wired: A Real Game Changer

It's always nice when Kentucky can lead the nation, especially with something this positive.

POV | Trump’s trust is misplaced
POV | Trump’s trust is misplaced

For whatever reason, Mr. Trump is allying himself with a nation that has repeatedly sworn to bury us.

POV | Should one word erase a lifetime of good?
POV | Should one word erase a lifetime of good?

The reaction and the over reaction has been swift.

POV | Evaluate Kavanaugh on his record and merits
POV | Evaluate Kavanaugh on his record and merits

Whomever one party nominates for a Supreme Court position, the other party will always oppose.

POV | JCPS board should be paying for experienced teachers
POV | JCPS board should be paying for experienced teachers

I believe that JCPS has a duty to treat all neighborhoods equally, and that my children have the same right to be taught by veteran teachers as anyone else.

POV | Trump Will Get His Nominee, McConnell Will See To It
POV | Trump Will Get His Nominee, McConnell Will See To It

With the announced retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, President Trump will have an opportunity to shape the court for generations to come, and the Democrats are obviously not happy. I can't blame them.

POV | Darts and Laurels
POV | Darts and Laurels

My first Laurel goes to UPS and its Metropolitan College program, but a Dart goes to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

June 28th, 4:56 PM
GUEST POV | Everyone in Louisville should give $10 to the Fund for the Arts campaign
GUEST POV | Everyone in Louisville should give $10 to the Fund for the Arts campaign

If everyone in our community gave just $10, we could more than double the number of opportunities for our children, families, artists, and the entire community.

June 22nd, 4:54 PM
POV | Who is responsible for the illegal immigration problem?
POV | Who is responsible for the illegal immigration problem?

Contrary to the claims of liberals, President Trump didn't create this mess.

June 21st, 2:21 PM
Medicaid benefits will be cut if federal judge blocks Kentucky's waiver program
Medicaid benefits will be cut if federal judge blocks Kentucky's waiver program

The so-called 1115 waiver, dubbed “Kentucky HEALTH,” is set to kick in starting July 1.

June 20th, 4:14 PM by Lawrence Smith
POV | Don’t leave kids unattended in cars
POV | Don’t leave kids unattended in cars

I've got something to say that should make me sound like Mr. Obvious, but I promise you, it needs to be said.

June 12th, 8:41 AM
GUEST POV | One voice should not overrule all our local voices
GUEST POV | One voice should not overrule all our local voices

If the state takeover of JCPS succeeds, one person, not elected -- who does not have any responsibility to the people of Jefferson County -- will have the power to make all those decisions and more.  

June 8th, 4:53 PM
POV | A few random thoughts
POV | A few random thoughts

There are a few things on my mind today.

June 7th, 4:25 PM
Guest POV | Summer brings new opportunities for parents to engage kids
Guest POV | Summer brings new opportunities for parents to engage kids

As a parent, I know that means no more after-school commitments, late-night homework fights and parent-teacher conferences until the fall.

June 4th, 3:57 PM
POV | Cluelessness Reigns
POV | Cluelessness Reigns

Time for a new Point of View feature called, "How Clueless Do You Have to Be?"

May 31st, 4:29 PM
POV | State Sales Tax Still Confusing and Unfair
POV | State Sales Tax Still Confusing and Unfair

One promising idea during Kentucky’s recent legislative session was a change in the state’s sales tax law.

May 29th, 9:45 AM
POV | NIMBYs might have it right
POV | NIMBYs might have it right

NIMBY stands for “Not in my back yard!”

May 24th, 3:57 PM

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