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Letters

  • May 21, 2014: Our readers write

    Do facts support statement?

    The truth finally comes out about the condition of the courthouse, per Thursday’s article “Oldham: No concerns about courthouse condition.”

    It seems there was no research conducted on the part of the current 7th District magistrate, Dwight Morgan, concerning why we needed a new courthouse or the condition of the existing H.B. Fife Courthouse before he voted to spend millions of taxpayers’ dollars on the new government building.

  • May 20, 2014: Our readers write

    Neighboring states making gains in jobs

    Not only have Tennessee and Indiana surpassed Kentucky in competition for employers and jobs, our neighbor Missouri has as well. A little research reveals that Toyota told the California governor a day before it announced plans to shift its headquarters to Texas and the same for Kentucky’s governor before they announced the move of jobs from Kentucky. Think about that.

  • May 18, 2014: Our readers write

    Good things occur in LaRue, too

    As a resident of LaRue County, I along with others have been embarrassed by the recent attention we have drawn in the media. I do understand the press has a responsibility to report such things and I also understand negative items are more interesting to the public.

  • May 16, 2015: Our readers write

    Recommending candidate to friends

    I am writing to inform my area neighbors to vote for Kendrick Bryan for Hardin County magistrate of the 6th District on May 20.

    Kendrick and I have been longtime friends. Throughout the years, getting to know Kendrick has been a privilege. He always has an ear ready to listen. No matter what it is I asked for, he was always there ready to assist in any way possible.

  • May 15, 2014: Our readers write

    Son of former sheriff supports John Ward

    I am the son of Ralph Baskett who was elected twice to be sheriff of Hardin County and later served 18 years as circuit court clerk.

    I am writing this letter in support of John Ward who is a candidate for the position of Hardin County sheriff.

  • May 14, 2014: Our readers write

    Retired officer supports Ward
    John Ward is the most qualified candidate to be our next sheriff. John knows how to work the street: For two years, he was a Vine Grove police officer and then began his career working the road as a trooper with the Kentucky State Police.

    John rose in rank within the Kentucky State Police organization and achieving the rank of captain and became the post commander for Post 4 in Elizabethtown in 2004.

  • May 13, 2014: Our readers write

    30-year resident explains support
    I am writing in support of Deputy Sheriff Clifford “Bud” Baumgardner for the office of Hardin County sheriff.

    As a citizen of Hardin County for 30 years, I am confident in saying that he is the right man for the job.

  • May 12, 2014: Our readers write

    Clarifying position of state Tea Party
    As Kentucky state coordinator for the National Tea Party Patriots organization, I want the public to be aware of where the Tea Party Patriots stand with regards to the upcoming American Spring.

  • May 11, 2014: Our readers write

    Debbie Donnelly offers invaluable experience
    The Hardin County Clerk’s office is responsible for a myriad of public services all governed by countless numbers of Kentucky Revised Statutes.

    The complexities of some of these statutes can result in differences of opinions and may at times warrant legal interpretation.

  • May 9, 2014: Our readers write

    Moore acts on behalf of unborn

    The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government.  (Thomas Jefferson in a letter to the Republican citizens of Washington, Maryland, 1809)