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Today's Opinions

  • May 27, 2014: Our readers write

    Conservatives urged to back GOP nominee

    For Tea Party Patriots and other conservatives who supported Matt Bevins, congratulations. You ran a hard-fought campaign in defense of conservative values.

  • A sign of spirit and cooperation

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    There is much anticipation related to the mural project Kate Bateman is coordinating with the assistance of students from North Hardin High School and volunteers from the Radcliff community. Designed as a welcome to visitors and guests along North Wilson Road, it is being painted on a wall of the Asian Buffet in Radcliff.

  • Holiday charities working together

    TOPIC: Merging Christmas services
    OUR VIEW: The winners are families in need

    You may not think about them this way, but service agencies that help those in need really are like a business.

  • May 25, 2014: Our readers write

    CHHS boosters seek facilities

    As the end of May approaches, we face the true reality of yet another season without a permanent restroom facility for the Central Hardin girls’ fast-pitch softball program.

  • Some folks got mad about what we didn't do

    Sometimes it’s valuable to take down the wall and give our readers a peak at the thought process that goes into your daily newspaper.

    Maybe you’ll still disagree, but at least it will be an informed opinion.

    Every election season is accompanied by a certain amount of stress at the newspaper. With the energy and urgency invested by candidates and their supporters, it’s no surprise that some will lose perspective.

    Occasionally, I think, there’s just a need to blame someone other than themselves.

  • Understanding paradox is key to enjoying paradise

    Christianity is a religion of paradox because without faith, there is no true Christianity. Think about it: A paradox is defined as “a statement that seems contradictory, unbelievable, or absurd but that may be true in fact.”

    Christians are a people of paradox because they believe to be true what appears in the natural to be unbelievable or absurd.

  • May 23, 2014: Our readers write

    Time to honor the military

    Over the years May has become a time for honoring and remembering men and women who have served, or are serving, our nation. The month of May, which was designated as Military Appreciation Month in 1999 by Congress, includes Military Spouse Appreciation Day, Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day.

  • Welcome and enjoy the festival

    ISSUE: BBQ, Blues & Bikes is staged Saturday
    OUR VIEW: Have fun and be safe

    Elizabethtown will play host to a variety of guests this weekend who arrive to celebrate Memorial Day in its many forms.

    Some will join the celebration at the Elizabethtown Nature Park where the replica Vietnam Memorial will join the region’s own treasure, the Hardin County Veterans Tribute. Others will enjoy the long weekend watching kids play ballgames, visiting local parks or celebrating with backyard cookouts.