Today's Opinions

  • Heartland name will live on

    ISSUE: Heartland Festival has run its course
    OUR VIEW: ‘All good things must come to an end’

  • Even when you don't notice, God is at work

    Did God just speak to me from that lemon tree?

    God is in details, I am supposed to believe, but I was having trouble finding him inside that lemon tree.

    Actually, I didn’t even realize the darn thing was a tree. It looked like a plant, although a tree is a plant, I’ve since learned.

  • Out of the darkness

    ISSUE: Domestic violence in your neighborhood
    OUR VIEW: This issue should concern everyone

    A multi-part series detailing the horrors of domestic violence concludes today.

    It has provided chilling details of personal experiences and focused on shameful activities going on quietly among our neighbors, friends and family.

  • Honoree meets every definition

    ISSUE: Boy Scouts present Distinguished Citizen Award
    OUR VIEW: Marilyn Ford contributes in many ways

    Webster’s New World College Dictionary defines distinguished as notable, prominent or celebrated or as being marked by eminence, distinction or excellence.

  • Restoring a child's faith in humanity

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Girl Scouts teach young people about the value of integrity.

    The organization describes it as the foundation of success. The girls learn that integrity is based upon ethical decisions and relies upon building trust through honesty and treating everyone with dignity and respect.

  • March 3, 2015: Our readers write

    Sixth-grader’s view on honoring soldiers


    This is for all the soldiers who have served for us anywhere in the world.

  • Looking for love on all the wrong websites

    If you are looking for love online, the Better Business Bureau says be careful.

    While online dating has become quite popular, BBB receives numerous complaints against matchmaking and online dating services from consumers across the consumers who have gone looking for love but only found a headache.

  • Heartland Festival's death contains reminder for us all

    The Heartland Festival is dead at age 32. Long live our memories of it.

    Once listed among Kentucky’s top 10 summer attractions, the festival has been on life support for some time.

    If you have attended in recent years, it may be hard to remember just how central it became to the local summer experience.