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Today's Opinions

  • Bluegrass bounce

    TOPIC: Basketball in Kentucky
    OUR VIEW: Nobody does it better

    There are eight college basketball teams ready to begin play this weekend in the Final Four for men’s and women’s basketball. Two of them are from the University of Louisville.

    Card Nation is delirious over the possibility of the Cardinals and Lady Cardinals sweeping national crowns.

    Who can blame them?

  • April 3, 2013: Our readers write

    Governor commends Greer

    Congratulations to the Kentucky General Assembly for passing Senate Bill 97, a long-awaited piece of legislation that represents a firm stand for education, Kentucky’s youth and the long-term economic strength of this state.

  • Glad to welcome master's students

    ISSUE: Another masters program locally
    OUR VIEW: Education is on the rise

  • Cool weather may challenge weed control in wheat

    As we progress through thiscooler-than-normal spring, wheat growers quickly are being faced with weed management decisions.

    This spring, the million-dollar question has been, “Will my herbicides work in these cool temperatures?” Some growers have delayed herbicide applications in hope of better weather in coming days.

  • April 2, 2013: Our readers write

    Magistrate true to his convictions
    A letter to the editor in Sunday’s The News-Enterprise stated, “E.G. Thompson admitted to me he opposed the move to Ring Road but voted for it anyway.”
    Fact: I did express to the writer that my preference for the location of new court facilities would not be Ring Road.
    Fact: I do favor a new building that would be more cost effective than renovating existing buildings.

  • Vegan diet sidetracked by intoxicating steak

    “You’ve got to be kidding me.” That was my wife’s response when I told her I was going on a vegan diet plan, which is a vegetarian diet that excludes meat, dairy products and eggs.

    My son, Dave, was more blunt: “You might as well turn in your man card, Dad.

    It happened like this. One of my friends, who is an avid runner, mentioned that she has trouble getting adequate protein in her diet. “I’ve never had trouble eating animals that are raised and killed for food,” I commented.

  • Colorful fun and local honors

    ISSUE: Good news around

    OUR VIEW: Colorful kudos

    The trees in and around Freeman Lake Park in October should be decorated with some bright and stunning colors.

    So will hundreds of runners and walkers who are expected to turn out for the high profile The Color Run. The national and international race billed as the “Happiest 5K on the Planet” is coming to Elizabethtown as part of its 2013 tour. The event begins at 9 a.m. Oct.12 in Freeman Lake Park.

  • March 31, 2013: Our readers write

    Following the crowd

    Last Sunday The News-Enterprise published a lengthy exposition by Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry.

    From what I read, he admitted he has been fixated on moving out of downtown Elizabethtown for many years and only has investigated alternatives to the extent of defeating them.