Op-Eds Archive

Community Action

Economic development is more than promoting traditional business activity. It includes developing community partners that can take action as a coalition that the individual partners would not be able to accomplish by themselves. The economic viability of a jurisdiction is enhanced by these efforts which build a spirit of unity and cooperation that can be leveraged well … Continue reading →

Community Foundation Basics

In 2007, a number of citizens of our county had the foresight to establish The Fort Scott Area Community Foundation (“FSACF”) in order to encourage long-term investments in our area. Since then, the organization has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to schools, governments and charities all across Bourbon County, thanks to the vision of a … Continue reading →