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Today's Opinions

  • Area athletes shine on biggest stages

    TOPIC: Spring sports success
    OUR VIEW: Area showcased on state stage

    The North Hardin High School track and field teams once again showed their dominance on the sport’s biggest prep stage in Kentucky.

    And this year, they were joined by the boys’ squad from Fort Knox Knox High School.

    The North Hardin and Fort Knox boys won state titles and North Hardin’s Lady Trojans finished as the state runner-up, despite a phenomenal performance from junior standout Kianna Gray.

  • June 3, 2014: Our readers write

    Honesty and actions do matter

    In the May 8, 2014, issue of The News-Enterprise, Mr. Paul L. Whitely Sr. expressed his views that the rejection of President Obama by the majority of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Kentucky during his last presidential campaign was due to racism.

  • Good news for kids comes in many forms

    KUDO: Praising positives in our community

    Nothing in life is quite as important — or as personally rewarding — as improving a child’s future.

    Carolyn and Harold Tucker are big givers as foster parents. The Tuckers recently were named the Salt River Trail’s Service Region’s Foster Family of the Year for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department for Community Based Services.

  • June 1, 2014: Our Readers Write

    Thanks to all who helped with ‘Wall’

    This past Memorial Day weekend, many Hardin Countians and several from other counties, came here to view the Vietnam Traveling Wall. So many commented that we were lucky to obtain this “Wall” on this special Memorial Day and how the layout with the Elizabethtown Nature Park statues and the multitude of memorabilia just fit together so perfectly. Yes, it did!

  • The future of Woodland

    ISSUE: Proposal to close road behind hospital
    OUR VIEW: Council faced with critical decision

    Hardin Memorial Hospital is positioned to expand and improve its emergency room with plans to nearly double the overworked facility’s capacity.

    The Kentucky General Assembly authorized $2.17 million to improve Cardinal Drive from the new U.S. 31W Bypass exit to North Dixie Avenue adjacent to the hospital property.

  • May 30, 2014: Our readers write

    More ‘good guys’ needed

    I recently watched the YouTube video by the Every Town Group of anti-gun activist. What I noticed is how they appeal to the emotions of people. The fact is, the “bad guys” will always find a way to hurt people. The “good guys” only use their weapon as a deterrent.

  • Acts of gratitude

    ISSUE: Remembering Memorial Day
    OUR VIEW: Hardin County does it right

    Never let it be said that Hardin Countians don’t appreciate the service of our veterans.

    Recent activities shined a spotlight on our uniformed heroes, past and present.

    The ninth annual Hooray for Heroes festival in Radcliff was another successful event, providing a day of gratitude and fun for first responders, soldiers, veterans, retirees and their families.

  • May 29, 2014: Our readers write

    Words of support for sheriff nominee

    I am writing to support my friend, Harry Braxton; whom I have known for 20 years, for sheriff of Hardin County. We first met when we both worked at the Directorate of Combat Developments at Fort Knox. Braxton was well respected by his peers for his patriotism, integrity, loyalty, professionalism and leadership.