Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:38 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:38:29 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have identified a body found in a Shelbyville creek Monday afternoon.The body is identified as 15-year-old Jackleen Lane, of Bagdad, Ky.According to Shelby CountyMore >>
According to Shelby County Coroner Jeff Ivers, autopsy results show a cause of death "consistent with drowning" and point to the death being an accident.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:47 AM EDT2013-06-18 13:47:27 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man has been arrested after police say he stabbed a man at Churchill Downs multiple times for declining beer.According to an arrest report, the incident took placeMore >>
According to an arrest report, the incident took place Monday night, near Barn 47.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 11:50 AM EDT2013-06-18 15:50:19 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An Indianapolis man wants his 50 guns back, and now the Indiana Court of Appeals is hearing Robert Redington's appeal.Police seized his guns when they found him watching a BloomingtonMore >>
Police seized Robert Redington's guns when they found him watching a Bloomington bar where I.U. Student Lauren Spierer was partying the night she went missing.More >>
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In terms of culture, natural resources and vast potential for personal achievement, no other nation really comes close to America. Still, I'm very worried about our nation.
When you compare most of us today to the Greatest Generation, we don't fare too well.
For example, it's wonderful that the government can help some of us through hard times. But it isn't good that so many have come to depend on government handouts as a sole source of income.
We're fortunate that in times of high unemployment, the government can help with unemployment checks. But it's not good that many people didn't get serious about finding a job until they'd milked those payments dry.
And it's fantastic that the government can help a young mother with assistance until she can get back on her feet. But it isn't right that so many continue to have children they can't support because they assume the government will always come to the rescue.
These are issues of character, or the lack of it. And if we don't rediscover our character and get everyone back to giving their best instead of asking for the most, our future is frightful.
If history tells us anything, it's that ANY great nation can ultimately fail. And as long as integrity and personal responsibility keep taking a back seat to laziness and greed, I promise you, it can happen to the United States.