Cumberland Falls among six state parks recognized with awards from Kentucky Living Magazine

Six Kentucky State Parks were honored as part of Kentucky Living magazine’s “Best in Kentucky” awards announcement. More than 100 award winners were announced Thursday at the Kentucky State Fair. “Our parks are honored with these Best in Kentucky awards and we appreciate the public support all of our parks and our employees receive,” said Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland. “We’re in some...

Commentary: Administration should learn lessons from Germany and go back to coal

By Greg Stumbo Special to KyForward   In the last few weeks, ever since the new national carbon emissions standards were released, I have read a number of editorials about the impact this will have on Kentucky.   None of these articles, however, really relied upon the latest and most undisputed evidence regarding the long-term effect of this policy on the Commonwealth.   Greg Stumbo...

Constance Alexander: Yes, Western Kentucky also produces a host of great writers, artists

Apparently, I am not the only one who noticed that the recent Kentucky Living article, “A State of Storytellers: Why Kentucky is a Literary Capital” seemed to favor Eastern Kentucky, Louisville and Lexington writers, while overlooking many talents here in Western Kentucky.   An author with roots in Calloway County, Bobbie Smith Bryant, commented to me that a similar oversight launched her...