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Letters

  • Aug. 21, 2013: Our readers write

    Mayor should show compassion

    In a recent article about noise levels at Flex Films, Joseph Cecil petitioned the company and Elizabethtown City Council for relief from the plant’s noise levels. Mayor Edna Berger’s response to his complaint was, “It didn’t bother me. It smelled like money to me.” 

    This showed a total lack of concern and sympathy for the affected residents. E’town deserves better from its mayor. 

  • Aug. 20, 2013: Our readers write

    Redistricting Democrats

    The most critical session of interest to Hardin County and particularly Radcliff, is the Kentucky Legislature redistricting plan. The proposal leaves the 25th House District untouched in southern Hardin County, but northern Hardin County’s 26th House District could undergo a slicing into four different districts.

  • Aug. 18, 2013: Our readers write

    Mothers should make birth location choice

  • Aug. 15, 2013: Our readers write

    Evolution of state fair mirrors evolution of state

    The Kentucky State Fair brings certain things to mind: cattle in hay-lined stalls; hand-stitched quilts and perfectly frosted cakes displaying blue ribbons; graceful show horses; novelty foods eaten only once a year; and spinning rides and games of chance. These are the sights, sounds and smells of our fair – one of the most successful and unique state fairs in the nation. 

  • Aug. 14, 2013: Our readers write

    Call to action on redistricting

    Hardin County, I am asking for your help. You probably have been reading about the redistricting being considered in the upcoming special session in Frankfort. 

  • Aug. 13, 2013: Our readers write

    Governing is no joke

    I have just concluded watching a Channel 2 TV rebroadcast of an exercise in charades in a Elizabethtown City Council meeting on Aug. 5.

  • Aug. 11, 2013: Our readers write

    A pipeline into pockets

    A group of individuals gathered in Frankfort this week to protest the running of a pipeline by Williams pipeline company through central Kentucky. The protesters intentions were to have the governor block the use of eminent domain to seize their property. Their stated concerns revolved around environmental issues and loss of use of their own property.

  • Aug. 7, 2013: Our Reader Write

    Character marred

    This is in response to a story that ran July 30, 2013, in The News-Enterprise.

    The story portrayed Mr. Skees as a common criminal. If the newspaper had done some investigating, they would have found Mr. Skees to be the exact opposite.

  • Aug. 1, 2013: Our readers write

    Nothing but race

    Some writers would have you believe if George Zimmerman were black this would never have been news. That is true, but what they do not tell you is if Zimmerman were black, he would have been taken to the police station immediately following the incident and charged with a crime. Then left to fight to prove he was trying to stand his ground when the incident occurred. There most certainly would not have been the support of gun manufactures helping with his defense.

  • July 31, 2013: Our readers write

    Race in Zimmerman trial