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Today's Opinions

  • Positive perspectives

    TOPIC: Good news all around
    OUR VIEW: From shredding to recognitions, good things happening

    Until you have been victimized by identity theft, you really don't know the lasting impact that it places on daily lives.

    An event organized last weekend by the Elizabethtown Police Department was one way of being proactive to keep identity thieves away from critical personal information.

    A-Plus Shredding set up mobile shredding equipment at Walmart along with Securitas Security Services USA.

  • The future changes forever this afternoon at 2

    For many communities, honoring veterans is a once a year activity. Not so here.

    Credit the close association with Fort Knox, our general appreciation for God and country or the Kentucky work ethic that respects service above all. Whatever the reason, displaying respect for veterans is not a once a year Veterans Day experience in Hardin County.

  • Unique ceremony marks this holiday

    THE ISSUE: Veterans Day 2012

    OUR VIEW: Honor those who’ve stood in harm’s way

    “In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.” – Mark Twain.

  • Nov. 9, 2012: Our readers write

    Post-election thoughts

  • Local voters rally behind women

    ISSUE: Congratulating successful women
    OUR VIEW: Voters welcome female influence

    The 2012 elections are another landmark accomplishment for women in government.

  • Nov. 8, 2012: Our readers write

    Wreaths Across America

  • Let's hear it for our teams

    TOPIC: Area teams excel
    OUR VIEW: Success has become a habit

    Every sports season, it seems we have something special to celebrate and nothing has changed this fall.

    Area school extracurricular teams have excelled in regular season and state play.

    SOCCER. The Lady Panther soccer team managed to withstand a coaching change this season and go where no area girls’ high school soccer team has gone — the state semifinals.

  • Readiness begins at home

    ISSUE: When an emergency occurs
    OUR VIEW: Be sure your family is ready

    The train derailment in southwest Jefferson County reminds us just how vulnerable our communities can be. Coming as it did while news reports relayed the natural disaster delivered by Hurricane Sandy, it’s a shocking two-pronged reminder.