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Letters

  • May 16, 2012: Our readers write

    Quick thinking saved a life

    I want to thank the nurses and doctors at the emergency room of Hardin Memorial Hospital and the local AirEvac flight crew for saving my life. On April 25, at my home I felt the crush of pressure on my chest and arm, and told my husband, Sam, that I needed to go to the emergency room, that I thought I was having a heart attack.

  • May 15, 2012: Our readers write

     Paying a fair share

    I have heard quite a bit lately from President Barack Obama and his supporting cast of shills attacking those who have been successful and claiming that they need to pay their fair share.”

  • May 11, 2012: Our readers write

    Traffic tweak needed

    I acknowledge the fact that the new configuration of lanes on West Dixie Avenue is a major improvement to traffic control. It has helped greatly in that the lanes are wider and therefore makes the road easier to use.

  • May 10, 2012: Our readers write

    More foster families needed

  • May 8, 2012: Our readers write

    Show teachers appreciation

    Life is funny, isn’t it? While we’re in school learning everything from the ABCs and 123s to equations and the periodic table, we rarely have a true appreciation for the teachers who are working hard to help us succeed. We say that we can’t wait to get out of school and we think life will be easier.

  • May 6, 2012: Our readers write

    The ‘Britishness’ of Pelosi

  • May 3, 2012: Our readers write

    May is Foster Care Awareness Month

    Many people know of foster care, but few really understand how the system works, the role of the foster parents and most importantly, the experience of the children and youth in care.

    More than 6,800 Kentucky children and youth are in out-of-home care. Most are placed in temporary foster care due to parental neglect or abuse. The average age of a child in care is 10.7 years.

    More than 73 percent of the children/youth in care are white; 19.3 percent are black and 4.3 percent are Hispanic.

  • May 2, 2012: Our readers write

    Ted, white and blue
    I fully support Ted Nugent’s right to have made the comments he made to the National Rifleman’s Association and do not feel they in any way support the cancellation of his appearance at the Moral Welfare and Recreation concert in June. My view, as a retired U.S. Army veteran, a retired Army sergeant major, is one that the commander(s) who made the decision felt that because Nugent made these comments with foresight and malice toward their commander-in-chief that intent implied.

  • May 1, 2012: Our readers write

    Priorities in order

    Congratulations to Vine Grove Mayor Blake Proffit for doing the right thing for Vine Grove. For the first time since Mayor Gary Minter we have a mayor who has the interest of our city as his top priority, not his own personal agenda.

  • April 30, 2012: Our readers write

     Waking up parents