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Today's Opinions

  • Reclaim space by recycling

    ISSUE: E-Scrap event is Saturday in E’town
    OUR VIEW: Turn in electronics to help us all

  • Tips for planning vacation through a travel agency

    It has been a long winter. Are you ready to plan your summer vacation? The Better Business Bureau advises consumers to use care when making plans online and through travel agencies.

    Written complaints to the BBB about travel agencies remain steady. However, the BBB reports that consumer inquiries about travel agencies were significantly higher in 2013 than they were in 2012. BBB received 3,685 inquiries in 2013 compared to 2,324 inquiries in 2012, an increase of 59 percent.

  • April 20, 2014: Our readers write

    Thanks for focusing on faith experiences
    This subscriber was happy to see Suzanne Darland’s article about Easter’s Holy Week on the Wednesday’s Woman page. I still remember my Catholic upbringing and experience as an altar boy during Holy Week and other significant days celebrated in our church.

  • Auction discovery possesses rare value

    On a cold Friday night before spring arrived, my sister attended an indoor auction — more for entertainment than acquisition.

    Attending auctions can be fun. A good auctioneer puts on a great show from the melodic chant of the sale to the comedic banter between offerings.

  • Riverport offers savings, opportuniites

    ISSUE: Meade County’s new riverport
    OUR VIEW:
    Opening up markets for the region

    Following what was at first a rocky start with its development partner and a decade-long construction period, the Meade County Riverport Authority is scheduled to open its new regional grain port facility sometime before the harvest season this fall.

  • Vital investment made for state’s foster children

    During the 2014 session of the Kentucky General Assembly, the Children’s Alliance urged Kentucky lawmakers to take action and make the thousands of foster children who have been placed in the state’s custody a budget priority.

    We at Home of the Innocents are celebrating the fact that those who represent us in Frankfort have responded.

  • Merge goals, not bankrolls

    ISSUE: Promotion of Elizabethtown Sports Park director
    OUR VIEW: While unifying parks, keep accounting separate

  • April 17, 2014: Our readers write

    Columnist’s view could be joke
    Star Parker’s recent column, “Limiting campaign donations puts limits on ideas,” could be published on onion.com as a joke.
    Parker is worried that limits on campaign donations will stifle the “free flow of information and expression.”

    According to Parker, “Political markets are like other markets.” Well, sure they are as long as politicians are for sale to the highest bidder.