The winding eight miles of water from the Forks of Elkhorn to Knight’s Bridge in Franklin County hasn’t changed much since the 1770s, when pioneers paddled dugout canoes up it on their way to survey what would become Frankfort and Lexington. A new book explores its hidden history.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky wants to use lie-detector tests to identify author of New York Times op-ed, but his plan for looking for Trump administration and White House liars doesn’t go nearly far enough.
Ralph Eugene Meatyard, a Lexington optician who became an icon of art photography, has often been the subject of books and museum exhibits since his death in 1972. Finally, he will have a major show in Lexington.
Kentucky is one of the last states to make its driver licenses comply with the 2005 Real ID Act. They will be more secure, especially if terrorists are as confused about how to get one as the rest of us are.
Losing bidder’s attempt to challenge new Lexington city hall selection process is becoming a political circus. City council should honor the process, pursue the winning plan and complete long-delayed move.
Developer Craig Turner’s profile has been growing with his leadership of Eastern Kentucky University, the Lexington Civic Center board and now a proposal to redevelop the Herald-Leader building as city hall.
Historian James Klotter has written a fascinating, deeply researched book that takes a fresh look at Henry Clay, the great 19th century statesman from Kentucky who failed five times to win the presidency.
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will appoint three Planning Commission members before he leaves office this year. He should focus on planning expertise and community vision, not more balancing of special interests.
The Lexington-based Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship will use a grant to establish a permanent presence in Washington. For a decade, the center has sponsored annual programs to teach students about bipartisanship cooperation.