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Today's Opinions

  • Kentucky begins with kids in mind

    ISSUE: Investing in early childhood education
    OUR VIEW: Critical priority worthy of investment

    Beginnings are the best place to start.

  • May 17, 2013: Our reader write

    On partisanship

    A recent letter writer is “still waiting for Mr. Obama to begin working with Republicans, and stop forcing his agenda on this once great country.”

  • Hydrating for the future

    ISSUE: Water agreement signing ceremony
    OUR VIEW: Deal delivers water for growth

    When we reach for the handle, we expect water to instantly pour out of the tap.

    Little consideration is given to the work behind that water. In fact, most of us take it for granted — except maybe once a month when the bill arrives.

  • 'Invisible lawmakers' dramatically impact final regulations

    By Lee Hamilton

    Want to know what’s causing a lot of people in Washington to work long hours right now? Here’s a hint: It’s not immigration reform or gun control or, for that matter, any other legislation coming down the pike. Instead, it’s a pair of 3-year-old laws.

  • Let's kick this idea around for a while

    ISSUE: Local sisters organizing adult kickball league
    OUR VIEW: Sports offers a glimpse back to childhood

    If nostalgic reflections to elementary playground days mean anything, two local sisters should generate adequate interest to launch an adult kickball league in Elizabethtown this fall.

  • May 16, 2013: Our readers write

    Supporting Garrison

    In light of Monday’s article concerning the appointing of Mr. Alvin Garrison to the position of superintendent of Covington Independent Schools, I wish to thank Mr. Garrison for his many years of service to Hardin County Schools.

  • Adopt a Platoon will be a success

    ISSUE: Supporting the military
    OUR VIEW: Hardin County comes through

    When opportunities become available to support the military and their families, Hardin County comes through time and again.

  • May 15, 2013: Our readers write

    The rights of mothers

    We, as mothers, have the absolute right to protect our children from harm. We have the right to know our children are safe from gun violence, from the moment they leave our arms in the morning until they return home later in the day. But the rights of American mothers are under attack by criminals, the gun lobby and legislators who are unable to stand up for common-sense gun reforms. The right of mothers to protect our children shall not be infringed.

    As mothers, we have the right to: