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Letters

  • Jan. 14, 2014: Our readers write

    Veterans urged to remember this vote

    Veterans who vote should remember that our own United States representative, Brett Guthrie, voted for the federal budget deal that reduces the cost-of-living benefits for veteran retirees younger than 62. His vote was to reduce veteran’s cost of living.

  • Jan. 13, 2014: Our readers write

    Harry Berry set higher standard

    The announcement of Judge-Executive Harry Berry to seek a fourth term as leader of Hardin County probably came as good news to many. His list of accomplishments is long in the time he has spent in office. But there is one subtle achievement that most won’t realize. It’s his leadership from the top down. 

  • Jan. 12, 2014: Our readers write

    Seeking to restore education funding

    As the 2014 General Assembly begins, I want to raise citizens’ awareness of a critical issue facing our legislators: new school funds to match the higher expectations for our students and our educators. 

  • Jan. 10, 2014: Our readers write

    Concerned by story about soldier’s fate

    I can’t believe what I read about that soldier dying due to not having first aid personnel at a physical training site in a story in Tuesday’s paper. I served in the U.S. Army for 28 years, I cannot remember ever going to any training site that we did not have medics there in case there was an emergency.

  • Jan. 7, 2013: Our readers write

    Expressing thanks for EMS, hospital

    On Dec. 11, I fell on the ice and injured my back and my head. I was bleeding profusely and could not get up. Fortunately, someone called 911.

    EMS came almost immediately and very professionally took over. They lifted me on the gurney without further injury to my back, slowed the bleeding from my head, talked to me to keep me from passing out and I was soon at the hospital emergency room.

  • Jan. 6, 2014: Our readers write

    Cost of new schools deserve questions

  • Jan. 3, 2013: Our readers write

    Start new year with smoke detectors

    Several years ago, the Rineyville Fire Department responded to a structure fire that claimed two lives. After the investigation, it was determined that the occupants  did not have a working smoke detector properly placed in the residence. 

    The investigation found the occupants succumbed to smoke, as a result of the fire, while trying to escape.

  • Letters: Jan. 3, 2013
  • Jan. 2, 2014: Our readers write

    50 cents buys ill feelings

    On Dec. 23, I drove from Tennessee to Vine Grove to spend Christmas with my family. I got into Elizabethtown and spotted a chain restaurant. It sounded good. I loved their store in Radcliff when I lived there.

    So I stopped, used the restroom and went to place an order. My appetite is not good, so I ordered a child’s meal. I started counting out my change and found I was 50 cents short from having enough money. I was sure I had enough to pay, but I did not.

  • Jan. 1, 2014: Our readers write

    President deserves latest recognition

    As we start our first full year of Obamacare, let’s take a moment to give the Campaigner-in-Chief recognition for his latest award. Unlike the Nobel Peace Prize, this is an award which he has worked hard to get and truly deserves. 

    So congratulations to Barack Hussein Obama, you are the winner of the 2013 politifact.com Lie of the Year Award.