Today's Opinions

  • All train collisions can be prevented

    ISSUE: Recent incidents of local railway accidents
    OUR VIEW: Stay off tracks and know safety rules

    Ten days ago, a 14-year-old Elizabethtown resident was struck by a train while walking along the tracks downtown. It’s been reported by witnesses that the teen was wearing earbuds or headphones at the time.

  • Aug. 25, 2015: Our readers write

    Don’t by conned by candidate

    Jack Conway has told the world he loves Obamacare which is proving itself again to be one of the worst ideas ever inflicted upon America by the Democrats, except now with Barack Obama’s Iran deal, which I consider to be treasonous.

    Conway wants to be Kentucky’s next governor.

  • If visiting vendors, beware at the fair

    If you are visiting the Ken­tucky State Fair, stop by booth MS-12 in Main Street Kentucky in the South Wing. The Better Business Bureau will be set up there.

    You can pick up the latest BBB Wise Buying Guide – hot off the press — and also get information on scams, internet safety, credit and more.

  • Aug. 20, 2015: Our readers write

    Take note of auditor’s findings

    Last week’s public notice of Hardin County Fiscal Courts’ financial management independent review by Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen says it all about our tax and spend county government. At the bottom of the report are the comments:

  • Aug. 19, 2015: Our readers write

    GOP must look beyond Trump

    Unbelievable. With all the qualified people running for president in the Republican Party, why on earth would a majority favor Donald Trump?

  • Andrew Holland's lessons will live on

    TOPIC: Teenager fought cancer while living life
    OUR VIEW: Make the most of your time on Earth

    There is something all of us can learn from the short life lived by Andrew Holland.

    Faced with cancer, he spent weeks and weeks in Kosair Children’s Hospital. It was his home away from home as he fought cancer to the very end.

  • On behalf of others

    Kudos: Praising positives in our community

    A lot of local people are giving a lot of themselves on some noteworthy projects. Many gather little notice but here are a few who briefly popped on the public radar recently and should be acknowledged further.

  • Aug. 18, 2015: Our readers write

    Clinton has many shortcomings

    Instead of writing a piece titled “Trump’s followers overlook his shortcomings,” columnist Jay Ambrose should have written a piece titled “Hillary’s followers overlook her shortcomings.” It’s a subject he should understand better.

    It might go as follows.