Today's Opinions

  • House shopping is about timing

    THE ISSUE: Positive outlook for local housing market
    OUR VIEW: Economic conditions look good

    When is the best time to buy or build a new home? That’s hard to determine.

  • July 3, 2015: Our readers write

    Call for constitutional reform

    On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States on a 5-4 vote struck a blow against our society. Considering themselves wiser than thousands of years of western civilization, they decided to dictate states had to recognize and even perform homosexual marriage.

  • Project worthy of your support

    TOPIC: Finding canine partners for police
    OUR VIEW: Organization set to help agencies

    Local police agencies could benefit in the near future from their canine friends and they can thank a local resident.

  • Encounter with an angel or curious coincidence?

    The bumper sticker had only one word on it: “Loving-kindness.”

    And as soon as I read it, I suspected someone was trying to mess with my mind, for I was in no mood for such a one word aphorism as “loving-kindness,” my patience having been tested by the distracted waitress who forgot to turn in half of my lunch order.

  • Ranking among the nation's best

    ISSUE: Acknowledgments for two high schools
    OUR VIEW: Take note and celebrate recognition

    Students, parents and officials at two local high schools have reason to celebrate this summer: Their schools have been rated among the nation’s best for 2015.

  • July 1, 2015: Our readers write

    Misconduct comes at taxpayer expense

    It looks like the sexual harassment lawsuit against the Kentucky Legislative Research Council has been settled out of court. Neither side is talking and little more will be known as the depositions have been sealed. All it took was our tax money. That’s right folks, our tax money.

  • Beware of sweepstakes scams

    Scammers have given a classic lottery scam a cunning new twist. Scam artists are using the name of a real life Mega Millions winner and claiming to give you a part of his fortune.

  • Hilton trial closes a chapter of a story that will never end

    TOPIC: Verdict in Brianna Taylor's death
    OUR VIEW: In this case, closure doesn't exist

    David and Tonya Taylor don’t know what closure is in the tragic death of their youngest child last June in a drunken driving crash.

    They never will.