Today's Opinions

  • Doing business at a new address

    ISSUE: Hardin County government on the move
    OUR VIEW: Lots of plusses about the relocation

    Room by room, Hardin County government is moving.

    By vacating its traditional home in the center of the county seat, the relocation sends unspoken messages.

  • Sept. 4, 2015: Our readers write

    Challenging views of liberal Democrats

    I want to thank John Rickey for his recent letter. As a conservative Republican, I appreciate it when someone from his side can make my points better with one letter than I can with 20.

  • Keep the parade alive

    ISSUE: Heartland Homecoming Parade
    OUR VIEW: Event still has a place in summer

    Although the Heartland Festival in its many forms has faded into the past, the parade that remains still resonates with the community.

    Renamed as the Heartland Homecoming Parade, an enthusiastic crowd gathered along West Dixie Avenue again last weekend.

  • Sept. 3, 2015: Our readers write

    Beware of officials known for flip flops

    Flip flops are no longer at a pool, but come from candidates. You need to watch out for them coming from Commonwealth Democrats. Alison Lundergren Grimes got herself in trouble last year when she wouldn’t say whether she voted for Barack Obama and Jack Conway can’t seem to make up his mind.

  • State honor reflects Young’s leadership

    TOPIC: Commonwealth's Attorney of the Year
    OUR VIEW: He and his staff make life better here

    It hasn’t taken long for Hardin County Commonwealth’s Attorney Shane Young to make an impact around the state with his fierce pursuit of justice.

  • Women making a clear impact

    KUDOS: Celebrating success in our community

    President Barak Obama, in a recent proclamation, noted that, “When women succeed, America succeeds.”

    That’s certainly true in Hardin County.

    The community is fortunate a diversity of women, with many talents and abilities, contribute to the fabric and well-being of the community.

  • Targeting a horrific menace

    TOPIC: Heroin usage in Hardin County
    OUR VIEW: Focus on education, rehabilitation

  • Bridge makeover is not worth cost

    TOPIC: E'town railroad overpass makeover
    OUR VIEW: Too much to spend on paint