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Today's Opinions

  • 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.

  • Learning to value work

    ISSUE: HCS celebrates first work ethic certifications
    OUR VIEW: Program provides a valuable set of skills

    In the next couple of weeks, Kentucky high schools will graduate literally thousands of students, including several hundred from this region alone.

    As they enter the next phase of their lives through college, jobs or military service, 62 Hardin Countians will have a distinctive edge.

  • 21 percent decide election outcome

    ISSUE: Low voter turnout
    OUR VIEW: Apathy hurts the American process

    The May primary election produced another disappointing result in Hardin County.

    This unsatisfactory result wasn’t due to any successful candidate who will move forward to the upcoming November election. Nor was it with those candidates who didn’t gain a sufficient number of votes to move ahead. Whether victorious in their primary bid or not, each of these political hopefuls put effort into their desire to serve the public’s common good.

  • 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.