Today's Opinions

  • Show your support to military families

    Veterans make up 10.4 percent of Kentucky’s population according to the 2008 figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
    We have military members, including active duty, National Guard and Reserve, who are called up and deployed as the state and country need their help.
    Deployment may be sudden or expected. When a deployment happens, it leaves a large hole in the heart and in the family’s daily habits, tasks and activities. 

  • Patriot Volleyball looks for post-season redemption

    SCC Sports Information

    It is commonly called the “second season” when teams enter post-season playoffs. It affords those squads who have not enjoyed a good regular season a chance to make amends with a good playoff run.

  • SCC women hope for healthy return to winning ways


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    Lena Bramblett is very accustomed to winning basketball games as the head women’s coach at St. Catharine. In her first five seasons the Patriots compiled a winning percentage of .614 (90-56). In the sixth season, 2008-2009, Bramblett endured her first losing campaign as injuries led to a 12-18 record.

  • Nationally ranked Patriots ready for tough schedule


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    In his two seasons at St. Catharine College, head coach J.T. Burton has seen the best of times and the worst of times. In the Tale of Two Seasons, Burton’s bunch struggled to a 5-24 mark his first year but improved to 21-11 last season including an 8-6 Mid-South Conference record.

  • The bully in you

    It seems bullying is epidemic these days. The cruel facts reveal that 23 percent of elementary students report being bullied one to three times in the last month; 77 percent of students report having been bullied; and each day 160,000 kids stay home from school for fear of being bullied.

  • Phantom

    A great musical called “Phantom” is now playing at the Opera House in Springfield. It played to sold out crowds this past weekend and will play again this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 5-6 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m.
    Please believe me when I say that this is not a high school play.
    Directors Jan and Scott Fattizzi and the Central Kentucky Community Theatre group have created their most impressive production to date that will blow your mind with song, dance, and multiple staging. This cast of 32 is putting on one heck of a show.

  • Political ads gone wild!

    Mama always said, “Not all attention is good.”
    Whew, we’ve seen the truism of mama’s dictum in political ads this campaign year. Politicians, Republican and Democrat, conservative and liberal, have in an effort to draw attention to the flaws of their opponents, used attack ads, and more often than not, drawn negative attention to themselves.

  • SCC soccer loses in conference but wins outside

    SCC Sports Information

    The Mid-South Conference is recognized nationally as one of the best conferences for its overall sports programs. Any soccer coach can attest to the strength of that sport in the MSC, including both coaches at St. Catharine College.