Today's Opinions

  • BBB: Be alert for scams

    Scammers and schemers are out in force over the holidays. Whether it’s on the Internet, at the store or at your very own front door, BBB warns to watch out for these holiday scams.

  • It’s never too late to give of yourself

    ISSUE: Take advantage of the opportunity to give

    OUR VIEW: Plenty of areas to help around the area

    Never is the timing more clear for the adage, “It’s better to give than to receive’’ then right now as we inch closer to Christmas.

  • Dec. 11, 2014: Our readers write

    Community support marks 2014

    As the end of 2014 is fast approaching, it’s a great time to say thanks to the community for its continued support of activities sponsored by the Elizabethtown Heritage Council and Second Saturday.

  • Council vote is about 'why,' not Y

    ISSUE: Zoning change rejected for housing project
    OUR VIEW: It’s not about the YMCA

    The Elizabethtown City Coun­cil recently rejected a zoning change for property at the corner of Pear Orchard Road and Ring Road. Owned by Tim Aulbach, the land is prime real estate within the city limits.

  • Dec. 10, 2014: Our readers write

    Consider CASA this holiday season

    This is a wonderfully generous time of the year – a time when people share their wealth with a cause close to their hearts. This holiday season, we ask you consider supporting a local organization worthy of such a gift – CASA of the Heartland.

  • Leaving the office for the classroom

    Many careers begin with a passion. That’s true in the field of education.

    Passion for learning and a desire to share fuels the best teachers to greatness. As with other professions, the best of the best get noticed and sometimes find themselves with career opportunities that take them far away from that original passion.

  • Dec. 9, 2014: Our readers write

    Health plan built on deception

  • Helping others in various ways

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    The recent selling of the first bottle of Boundary Oaks Distillery bourbon became a financial windfall for a charitable organization with a large wingspan of helping others around the county.

    Thanks to an anonymous bidder, Helping Hand of Hope will reap the generosity and receive $28,050 from the auction.