Today's Opinions

  • Local officials confront change

    ISSUE: Dealing with Supreme Court decision
    Thanks for open, honest explanations

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges has set on course a surety of ongoing collision of the rights and liberties interpreted within the First, 10th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

  • Making this audit count for something

    ISSUE: Auditor researching use of sexual-assault kits
    OUR VIEW: The process needs to be addressed

    The wheels of justice turn slowly. Sometimes that is absolutely necessary to ensure that the rights of the accused are respected and protected.

  • July 7, 2105: Our readers write

    Prejudice, bigotry must be taught

    As I am once again consumed by grief at the horrors of bigotry, I am reminded of the lyrics of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “South Pacific.”

  • Acknowledging achievements

    FORT KNOX PRAISED. Quality environment. Outstanding facilities. Superior services.

    Fort Knox’s continuing investment in soldiers and their families has earned the post national recognition.

  • What good can an Alzheimer's license plate do?

    ozens of specialty license plates are available in Kentucky and many of them raise both awareness and money for causes close to our hearts.

    I’m asking you to support a license plate that will help end Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Before vacation, follow these credit card tips

    It’s summer vacation season. But before you go anywhere, make sure you inform your credit card company of your travel plans.

    If an account is being used in an unfamiliar spending pattern, including being used in a different state or country and charges that are not the normal spending amount, many companies will lock the account in an effort to reduce credit card fraud.

  • Dealing with court's ruling

    ISSUE: U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage
    OUR VIEW: Legal change doesn’t change societal rift

    In a nation with sharply defined political and social opinions, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision opening the door to full recognition of same-sex marriage also potentially opens the door for more social, emotional and personal conflict.

  • July 3, 2015: Our readers write

    Call for constitutional reform

    On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States on a 5-4 vote struck a blow against our society. Considering themselves wiser than thousands of years of western civilization, they decided to dictate states had to recognize and even perform homosexual marriage.