Jeff Jobe Commentary

Kentucky’s House leadership makes a move of deception

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com The Kentucky House of Representatives leadership is back to the old tactics of do what is best for them instead of what is best for Kentucky. Representative Steven Rudy (R-Paducah) announced in an Appropriations and Revenue committee meeting Thursday afternoon that the committee substitute on the House revenue bill (specifically HB…

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Big week for Future Farmers

By Jeff Jobe Publisher jobe@jobeinc.com Each year our community newspaper publishers work very closely with each of our county schools.  We do all we can to coordinate business support for our schools. We have for years created adverting specials to help provide space at no charge for schools to print feature stories acknowledging accomplishments of…

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The value of common sense leadership

By Jeff Jobe Publisher jobe@jobeinc.com   I have found that in most things in life we need a healthy dose of reality and just plain common sense. These are the qualities that resonate with me because I can either embrace the thought, seek answers to help clarify it, or discredit it. Examples of this over…

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Flexibility will be key to a Downtown Park

By Jeff Jobe Publisher jobe@jobeinc.com Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once spoke these words: “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way”.  He also said, “Change doesn’t roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but come through continuous struggle.” It has always been understood that change never comes…

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My dream for SCKY; realizing our value

By Jeff Jobe Publisher jobe@jobeinc.com   Without a doubt 2019 has been a year of effort.  We have seen a tremendous amount of effort expensed from all levels of government; city, county, state and national leaders wanting to help spur some much needed economic development growth. If you have lived long enough you will more…

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Gotta wear shades

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com As a boy I remember reading a book about “Journalism,” and finding a quote credited to Walter Cronkite, a popular and distinguished broadcaster at that time.   He said, “ Journalism, is what we need to make democracy work.” I believe, although some may not even recognize the name, that his statement…

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Deception stole hope for truth

By Jeff Jobe Publisher jobe@jobeinc.com Last week I shared with our online readers that I felt Glasgow could actually breathe a sigh of relief.  We had 7 of 12 city council members agree with our mayor to help fund a true independent consultant regarding the Tennessee Valley Authority 20-year agreement. I went so far as…

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Keeping KY moving and debunking the racist idiot philosophy

Re-elect Matt Bevin and elect Daniel Cameron By JEFF JOBE Publisher jobe@jobeinc.com Few among us like paying taxes and in my experience, the only individuals who seem to not speak out against them are those who benefit from higher taxes.  Before I elaborate more, let me first concede to the fact that we all benefit…

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TVA terms are in place for them, not EPB

By JEFF JOBE jobe@jobeinc.com The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is the largest public power agency in the United States, and they are currently attempting to pursue rewriting power contracts at a fast rate with their local power companies.  The Glasgow Electric Plant Board (GEPB) is one of them. The absolute clear reason for the change…

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