Today's Opinions

  • Note to graduates: Life will be tough

    TOPIC: High school graduations
    OUR VIEW: Find ways over life's many hurdles

    Every year, this newspaper writes an editorial either congratulating or challenging the hundreds of area high school graduates who have received or will receive their diplomas. Many times, it’s both.

  • May 29, 2015: Our readers write

    Families blessed by giving spirit

  • New canoe dock overcomes limits

    ISSUE: All-access dock at Freeman Lake Park
    OUR VIEW: A meaningful addition to community

    Having an opportunity to make a positive impact on a person’s life can be very gratifying. Helping others through difficult times can be enriching spiritually and emotionally.

  • The golden girl of local track

    TOPIC: North Hardin's champion Kianna Gray
    OUR VIEW: The best that's ever been on track

    When the final race of her spectacular high school career had ended, North Hardin High School senior Kianna Gray found herself where she has been so many times: Crossing the finish line ahead of the rest of her competition.

  • May 27, 2015: Our readers write

    Know laws about self-defense

  • Outstanding kids in community

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    SIX FROM A SINGLE SCHOOL. Congratulations to six truly outstanding Central Hardin High School seniors.

    They are recipients of prestigious U.S. Army Reserve Officers Training Corps college scholarships that cover full tuition, room and board, and provide a stipend for books.

  • One man's trash is another's evidence

    ISSUE: Burglary arrest based on DNA evidence
    OUR VIEW: Police investigators are on the ball

    Two soft drink containers helped Kentucky State Police solve five break-ins and led to one felony arrest.

    The details sound like a detective novel or TV crime drama but in this case, it's real-life exceptional police work.

  • May 26, 2015: Our readers write

    Know how to care for pets in summer

    Hot weather is upon us and with the rise in temperatures comes much suffering for animals.

    Dogs are descendants of the wolf, an animal who spends his days in cool forests or in rock shelters. Just as the wolf seeks shelter from the sun, so dogs also need shade.