By Tommy Druen Avalanches are difficult to predict. There are a host of factors that go into the forecasting about them such as wind, precipitation and temperature. At the end of the day though, it’s […]
This opinion piece was written by Jeff Moreland, Regional Editor for Bluegrass NewsMedia, and is being reprinted with permission from the author. You can find the original piece here. Kentuckians could get another shot at sports […]
By Tommy Druen When I was in sixth grade, Martha Wilkinson, who was Kentucky’s First Lady at the time, sponsored an essay contest for middle school students. I forget what the exact theme was, and […]
As I sat in the courtroom of the Russell County Courthouse Monday night, it couldn’t help but seem that the warning coming from County Treasurer Kim Fenske was falling on deaf ears. As the magistrates […]
Op-Ed By TOMMY DRUEN On an early October afternoon in 1995, Americans sat glued to our televisions. We anxiously awaited the verdict of the first trial to capture our collective attention since the advent of […]
When you hear about the experiences of parenthood, one role that never gets mentioned is the revisiting of elementary education as your children come of that age. My son is in fourth grade this year, […]
By TOMMY DRUEN On February 18th, amidst the political turmoil and continuing pandemic, Americans were able to unify and celebrate what was a monumental scientific accomplishment. In the late afternoon we learned that Perseverance, the […]
Below are submitted photos from the Laker Country Facebook page of Snow Fun in Russell County during the recent winter storm!