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Today's Opinions

  • July 9, 2014: Our readers write

    Traffic light needed at 361 and Deckard

    Please install red lights at the intersection of Ky. 361 and Deckard School Road. Since 361 opened, three accidents have taken place there; one tragically fatal.

  • Ending the feeding may curtail geese visits

    TOPIC: Geese on the loose
    OUR VIEW: No feed zone is the way to go

    Looks like we have ourselves another dilemma at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown with our feathered friends from the north dotting the landscape on a daily basis.

  • 40 years on the trail

    ISSUE: Extending the network of walking trails
    OUR VIEW: Tourism dollars help Greenspace dream

    Long before Ring Road existed and when the U.S. 31W Bypass was no more than a line on a highway engineer’s sketch, some well-meaning Hardin County residents proposed encircling Elizabethtown with a series of walking trails.

  • July 8, 2014: Our readers write

    President lacks leadership skills

    To the impact of race in politics, I am an American. Nothing else needs to be said.

  • State moving in right direction

    ISSUE: College degrees on the rise in Kentucky
    OUR VIEW: Good news for state’s future prosperity

    A preliminary report released by Kentucky’s Council on Postsecondary Education estimates college degrees and advanced education credentials earned at public and private colleges and universities are on the rise.

  • Acknowledging excellence by individuals and groups

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    PALMER ON NATIONAL COMMITTEE. Radcliff City Councilman and The Sign of the Dove Church pastor Edward Palmer is on a national committee trying to make a difference in the lives of young people.

  • Check scam targets direct-sales agents

    Representatives for direct sales companies such as Avon, Mary Kay and Thirty-One Gifts are being targeted in a fake check scam. Scammers pose as new customers and try to con consultants out of hundreds of dollars.

    If typically begins when a consultant for a direct sales company receives an email or text message from what appears to be a potential customer.

  • Something special may just develop at Glen Dale site

    TOPIC: Glen Dale Children's Home property
    OUR VIEW: Auction success erases a sad tale

    For those who have never known what life was once like on New Gilead Church Road, amid the growing grass and weeds of today was nothing more than buildings with shattered windows and decaying structures.