Below are the questions and my riveting (humor) answers in The Paducah Sun article interviewing candidates for County Commissioner. 1. Tell us about you. I am a fifty-three (53) year old father, military veteran, and small business owner. My education experience includes an undergraduate degree in Public Administration and a law [...]
A big "shout out" to local folks who ran the Boston Marathon yesterday. Good stuff from Carl Baker, Jim Eicholtz, Jessica Mathis (pictured above), Abbey Reeves and Madison Sewell.
In 2017 Congress passed legislation titled the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act." (It seems the 2017 Congress was not real creative in the way they title their legislation.) I digress.... The important point is the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" creates "Opportunity Zones" which will encourage private and long term investment in [...]
Attention new voters! The deadline to register to vote in the May 22, 2018 primary election is April 23, 2018. Any new voter who will be 18 by November 6, 2018, can register to vote before April 23, 2018 and then participate in the May 22, 2018 primary election. This year McCracken County [...]
Am I prepared to offer my unequivocal support to the conversion? Not at this time. But I do support being thoughtful and thorough and taking a deeper look, up to and including considering options that may seem counter-intuitive.
What issue will be your first priority if you are elected? There are there (3) issues I believe should be priorities: Responsible Renovations for Paducah City Hall The first issue is financial responsibility and particular financial responsibility with regard to decisions related to City Hall. I have previously expressed preference for [...]
Not long ago, I attended a support group for recovering addicts. Previously this group had been my "home group” and I attended nearly every day. I arrived early and was sitting in the room, thumbing through my phone, waiting on the meeting to begin. Three (3) “newcomers” entered the room and [...]
In 1974 (at the age of 9) after a successful season of lawn mowing, I purchased a purple “Western Flyer” (sting ray style) from Western Auto. It had no gears and no hand brakes. However, it had a banana seat and a flat wide back tire. Eventually it acquired metal racks [...]