Today's Opinions

  • Living the spirit of excellence

    ISSUE: ECTC newest distinguished alumni

    OUR VIEW: Former students make positive impact

    For more than 50 years, Eliza­­bethtown Community and Technical College has had a positive impact on resident and communities throughout the region, and beyond.

  • Oct. 9, 2015: Our readers write

    You can help rescue some Old Friends

    I had the pleasure of visiting Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm last week and was so happy to see the retired thoroughbred horses receiving excellent medical treatment and nutritious feed.

  • Listen for the big voice and follow through

    Even as I drove to the long-term care facility I debated whether it was really necessary.

    A little voice inside my head whispered, “You’ve got too much on your plate today, this can wait until another week.”

  • Coming together to offer warmth

    TOPIC: Establishment of Room in the Inn program
    OUR VIEW: Providing shelter in difficult times

    There are people who stand by and wait for others to lead. And then there are people of action.

    Consider Sue Taylor and her support system people and groups of action.

  • Examine merits of a library tax

    ISSUE: Proposed 3-cent tax for public library
    OUR VIEW: You truly get what you pay for

    Hardin Countians are proud of our Kentucky heritage but equally confident that this slice of the bluegrass consistently outranks and outperforms other parts of the Commonwealth.

  • A new generation of active giving

    TOPIC: Student United Way forms at John Hardin
    OUR VIEW: Early giving nature is a life changer

    Ever wonder where the giving nature in people comes from?

    Maybe it’s handed down from generation to generation within families. Or maybe that down-on-their-luck person now is involved in helping others.

  • Oct. 8, 2015: Our readers write

     Tax vote is like a bad fairy tale

    Remember the tale of the Pied Piper of Hamelin? It’s very much like certain members of the Hardin County Schools Board.

  • Oct. 6, 2015: Our readers write

    Moving back or just backward?

    On Sept. 1, Standard & Poor’s lowered Kentucky’s credit rating from “AA-” to “A+”. Only New Jersey and Illinois have lower ratings than Kentucky.