Today's Opinions

  • Crusade deserves iconic status

    ISSUE: Another successful Crusade weekend
    OUR VIEW: Telethon succeeds for many reasons

    The Crusade for Children is an iconic broadcast and has become America’s premier local telethon. It has become a part of the very fabric of the extended community which WHAS refers to as Kentuckiana.

  • Sliding to a stop

    ISSUE: Slide the City canceled by promoters
    OUR VIEW: Event had many obstacles in its path

  • Put aside excuses to make most of your time

    George Washington Car­ver, the botanist and inventor — who as a black man in the Recon­struction era of 19th century America had reason upon reason for not succeeding — once observed, “Ninety-nine percent of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.”

  • June 11, 2015: Our readers write

    12-year-old is victim of theft

    Imagine being 12-years-old and excited to ride your bike with friends. Imagine going outside to get your bike and finding it gone.

    For my 12-year-old daughter, Makayla, that is not an imagination but a nightmare.

  • EC3 finds new way to aid students

    TOPIC: EC3
    OUR VIEW: Educator pathway added bonus

    Among the many missions of Hardin County Schools’ Early College and Career Center is to open a window of opportunity to high school students to prepare them for the future.

  • June 10, 2015: Our readers write

    Insurance glitch needs to be fixed

    You assume, when you go to an in-network hospital emergency room that everyone treating you is in your health care network. That’s not always the case.

  • Triple Crown champ means much to state

    ISSUE: American Pharoah wins the Triple Crown
    OUR VIEW: Winner brings more interest to sport

    The horse racing world centers around the Kentucky Derby — a maxed-out crowd of elite horses and fans at Churchill Downs — and an engaged national audience.

    Nothing rivals the Derby for tradition or excitement.

  • June 9, 2015: Our readers write

    Questions adherence to oath

    In response to Kenneth Randall’s letter of June 5, I could not agree more.

    I have been saying the exact same thing since Jack Conway refused to do his job in March 2014. The topic came up on Facebook when Conway decided to run for governor.