Today's Opinions

  • June 14, 2015: Our readers write

    Parade did not have a ‘target’

    It is with some trepidation that I must take a limited issue with your editorial of June 7. I speak from some experience as I have worked the Heartland Parade 22-plus years through a variety of circumstances.

  • Crusade deserves iconic status

    ISSUE: Another successful Crusade weekend
    OUR VIEW: Telethon succeeds for many reasons

    The Crusade for Children is an iconic broadcast and has become America’s premier local telethon. It has become a part of the very fabric of the extended community which WHAS refers to as Kentuckiana.

  • Sliding to a stop

    ISSUE: Slide the City canceled by promoters
    OUR VIEW: Event had many obstacles in its path

  • Put aside excuses to make most of your time

    George Washington Car­ver, the botanist and inventor — who as a black man in the Recon­struction era of 19th century America had reason upon reason for not succeeding — once observed, “Ninety-nine percent of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.”

  • June 11, 2015: Our readers write

    12-year-old is victim of theft

    Imagine being 12-years-old and excited to ride your bike with friends. Imagine going outside to get your bike and finding it gone.

    For my 12-year-old daughter, Makayla, that is not an imagination but a nightmare.

  • EC3 finds new way to aid students

    TOPIC: EC3
    OUR VIEW: Educator pathway added bonus

    Among the many missions of Hardin County Schools’ Early College and Career Center is to open a window of opportunity to high school students to prepare them for the future.

  • June 10, 2015: Our readers write

    Insurance glitch needs to be fixed

    You assume, when you go to an in-network hospital emergency room that everyone treating you is in your health care network. That’s not always the case.

  • Triple Crown champ means much to state

    ISSUE: American Pharoah wins the Triple Crown
    OUR VIEW: Winner brings more interest to sport

    The horse racing world centers around the Kentucky Derby — a maxed-out crowd of elite horses and fans at Churchill Downs — and an engaged national audience.

    Nothing rivals the Derby for tradition or excitement.