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. 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.

  • Unclaimed property scams can be avoided

    A lot of people have unclaimed property from forgotten bank accounts, uncashed checks, security deposits and utility refunds. There are many different kinds of unclaimed property out there.

    Unfortunately, scammers are using the promise of finding unclaimed goods to lure people in.

  • Leaving legacy of dedication

    ISSUE: Death of KSP Sgt. David Gibbs
    OUR VIEW: He loved God, his family and his job

    Kentucky State Trooper Sgt. David Gibbs was laid to rest last Tuesday in Rineyville Cemetery following a service at Severns Valley Baptist Church.

  • Playing fair

    ISSUE: Fairness ordinance to be raised in E'town
    OUR VIEW: Consideration must be conducted fairly

    In American culture, fairness is on par with equality. We want, expect and sometimes demand a fair and even playing field. Since childhood, we have been told to “play fair.”