The opening words of "Our American Flag," a column written by Dr. James Burns as an "iconic tribute to our flag and country," are particularly poignant today -- Flag Day, the annual commemoration of "Old Glory" -- and worth a mention here.

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While we, members of and believers in the Fourth Estate, appreciate the sentiment of the cartoon above, and agree it has merit, we can't run with the overblown idea that an evolving media landscape poses the absolute gravest danger to U.S. democracy.

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Two national news stories, and one here at home, about drug abuse caught our attention within recent weeks.

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Someone had the good sense to place the sign above at the McCracken County soccer complex with its wise, cautionary words for the demographic that needs them most at youth sporting events.

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It's human nature to take things for granted after a time, even something wholesome and beneficial.

People who give graciously of their time and resources are the lifeblood of any community, the foundation upon which a city rises or crumbles, flourishes or fades.