Whatever happened to hiring best for the job?

 Sometimes there are things that hit you the wrong way.

As much as we have heard about Jefferson County education woes, something hit me the other day.

Saw in a story in The Courier Journal about the need to diversify the teaching forces.

With 52 percent of the students in the very large school system listed as minorities, I understand it.

There is a need for role models.

There is a need for students of all types of minority to see teachers of their own to be in the classroom and in administrative positions.


Do you plan on shopping this Thanksgiving Day?

How much holiday shopping have you completed?

How quickly do you expect the election signs to disappear?

Will you check your batteries in your smoke detectors this Saturday night when the time FALLS back an hour?