By Dr. Brian K. Clardy, Associate Professor of History at Murray State University; Executive Committee Member, Calloway County Democratic Party

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The Southern Territory is proud to announce we have some new members to add to our union family. We welcome nearly 140 dedicated men and women who work for the Installation Maintenance Division at the Fort Campbell U.S. Army Base in Kentucky.


Going on four years ago, fewer than 31 percent of Kentucky’s eligible voters cast ballots for governor. Who knows what the turnout will be this coming Nov. 5 – but I wish I had a dollar for every excuse I’ve heard for not voting.

“There’s not much difference between the two parties,” is maybe the lamest excuse.

Thanks to Jeff Wiggins for sending us this.

Millions of our brothers and sisters who work as federal contractors lost a month’s pay during the longest government shutdown in history, and unless Congress acts, they won’t be made whole.