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Today's Opinions

  • Sept. 22, 2014: Our readers write

    Call for prosecution and audit of EMS

    I still am trying to understand Judge-Executive Harry Berry’s interpretation and rationale of employees’ rights reference theft of taxpayers’ monies. At least $17,303 (80 percent of his overtime) was admitted by resigned Hardin County EMS Mr. Jaimie Miller to have been based upon inaccurate time cards.

  • Keeping score

    ISSUE: Kids Count scores for Hardin County
    OUR VIEW:
    Use the figures to target improvements

    Statistics can be a helpful way to sort data and provide true insight into issues.\

    Statistics also can be overwhelming and fail to spotlight root causes.

  • Sept. 21, 2014: Our readers write

    America need to look at Fed

  • Getting to know the candidates

    ISSUE: Brushy Fork and other political forums
    OUR VIEW:
    Thanks to all who organize these events

    Local residents have many opportunities to get to know local candidates for public office.

  • Walking a mile in RPD’s shoes

    ISSUE: Radcliff police have piles of shoes
    OUR VIEW: Investigation ends, new problem begins

    Radcliff Police Chief Jeff Cross said the public works staff needed 14 dump truck loads to transport suspect shoes to the police impoundment lot.

  • New programs at EIS are winners

    TOPIC: EIS initiatives
    OUR VIEW: District getting it right

    The school year is only a handful of weeks old but the Elizabethtown Independent Schools district already is making this a banner year with a pair of initiatives to reward and protect students.

  • Sept. 19, 2014: Our readers write

    Thoughts about how to use your votes

    On Aug. 27, the Hardin County School Board announced there would be no tax rate increase for the 2014-2015 school year. Last year, their decision was not publicized until October. Could this early announcement of the unanimous vote not to raise taxes possibly be because this is an election year?

  • Sept. 16, 2014: Our readers write

    GOP has turned

    its back on blacks

    Up to the present time, the Republican Party has not given African-Americans good reason to vote Republican. The party attempts to make it as hard as possible for black people to vote. Why would any voting bloc of people join a political party that tries to suppress the group’s vote?