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Today's Opinions

  • Jan. 23, 2012: Our readers write

    Danger in complacency

    Complacency and greed of some Americans are allowing our freedoms to disappear one by one. Why don’t we just open our country, let our guns be taken away, be killed because of our religious belief let our country be in turmoil and us be brutalized because we have different religious beliefs. We will be like Third World countries.

  • Measures of achievements

    ISSUE: Fair, family and music
    OUR VIEW: Worthy of praise

    Considering today’s temperatures, summer seems a long way off. But the Hardin County Community Fair has been stealing headlines lately.

    It recently was honored as Kentucky’s most aggressive fair from the Kentucky Association of Fairs and Horse Shows and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. The award recognizes a significant increase over the previous year in entries and exhibits.

  • Jan. 22, 2012: Our readers write

    On Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Unforgiving nature of the Internet

    The Internet, that daily source of information upon which so many of us depend for so much — from the daily news to updates on friends and their status — cannot only be an avenue offering help for today and even hope for tomorrow, but also unfortunately, an escort to our demise, bouncing us along the boulevard of broken dreams, pointing us finally to the exit ramp that lands us in a parking lot bounded by past mistakes.

  • Living in a world of imagination

    As a child, our oldest daughter had an imaginary roomful of children: Patti, Terri, Kimmy, Vicki and baby Edward.

    Whenever we traveled, all five climbed in the car. You had to hold the door until the imaginary kids all got in or the real child would shout frantically. It was cute ... the first few dozen times.

  • Jan. 20, 2013: Our readers write

    Check off for your party

  • Waiting on details of hospital's plans

    ISSUE: Hardin Memorial Health's master facilities plan

    OUR VIEW: Once made public, HMH should seek feedback

    During a panel discussion at a recent Hardin County Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Judge-Executive Harry Berry spoke in general terms about a multi-year master facilities improvement plan currently in development for Hardin Memorial Hospital.

  • Focus on Finance: IRS delays tax filing start

    Question: What’s the earliest I can file my income tax return?