• March 21, 2013: Our readers write

    Spread the fun

    Instead of saying we’re a great county because the county shares all the fun and excitement, quality of place and quality of life, why not just go ahead and say “Elizabethtown rules and the other cities in the county suck!”

  • March 19, 2013: Our readers write

    Thank a farmer today

    “If you eat you’re involved in agriculture.” For the last few years, I, as a farmer, have been told to get out and “tell your story.” Bringing wholesome, nutritious food to the nation’s tables is my story.

    In most families, we are now three generations removed from the farm. With this in mind, we need to tell these generations how their food is produced. Food is not produced at Kroger, Wal-Mart or any of the various grocery stores around the country.

  • March 17, 2013: Our readers write

    Hats off to talented artist

    Recently I enjoyed reading the front page The News-Enterprise  story about Collin Batson, Elizabethtown High School senior whose artwork decorates the Elizabethtown Alternative Center. The article mentioned that despite his color blindness, Collin’s artistic gifts have led to his acceptance into the Kentucky School of Art at Spalding University.

    Hats off to this gifted young artist and to the teachers who recognized and nurtured his artistic talents.

    Frances Scott


  • March 15, 2013: Our readers write

    What will happen to the post office?

    I do not understand why more is not being reported on the attack the United States Postal Service is under from Congress.

    To start, the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act mandates the postal service to fully fund the cost of retiree health and pension benefits for the next 75 years.

  • March 12, 2013: Our readers write

    Keep offices on the square

    It only makes sense to me that the best and least expensive way to bring people and business into downtown Elizabethtown would be to keep all government offices on the square.

    With the recent vote against allowing bars and alcohol by the drink, I see very little likelihood of businesses being able to succeed there. If all government offices were located there, we would be able to save all of the money allotted for downtown revitalization ideas that probably won't work anyway.

  • March 10, 2013: Our readers write

    Hagel a strong choice

    Chuck Hagel was finally confirmed as President Barack Obama’s Secretary of Defense, as he should have been since Obama won the election — decisively.

  • March 8, 2013: Our readers write

    White House truth in short supply

    Please explain this to me: Senior Homeland Security officer Gary Mead, the man whose job is arresting and deporting illegal immigrants, has suddenly decided to retire in April.

  • March 7, 2013: Our readers write

    Basketball hero gone but not forgotten

    On the news there was a segment regarding a high school boy throwing a game-winning shot from the other end of court — very exciting.

    It brought back memories of a 1949 basketball game at Howevalley High School.

    Paul Woodring — from Cecilia family of forever — was a senior. He made the same shot and with the same results — we won the game. Our small gym also erupted.

    I was a sophomore and a cheerleader and have never forgotten that night.

  • March 6, 2013: Our readers write

    Insensitive comparisons

  • March 6, 2013: Our readers write

    Insensitive comparisons