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Today's Opinions

  • May 19, 2013: Our readers write

    May: A celebration of service

    Over the years, the month of May has become a time for honoring and remembering men and women who served our nation. The month of May includes Military Spouse Appreciation Day on May 10, Armed Forces Day on May18, Memorial Day on May 27; and, in 1999, Congress designated the entire month of May as Military Appreciation Month.

  • Drawing insight from a coach's childhood story

    A couple weeks ago, I had never heard of Ken Lolla. Since his speech at the Select Preps banquet nine days ago, his words keep bouncing around in my head.

    Lolla is the men’s soccer coach for the University of Louisville. He’s also a father of three, a motivational speaker, the author of a children’s book and is developing into a brand name. He shares his ideas from www.kenlolla.com and has active social media accounts.

  • 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.