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Today's Opinions

  • Jan. 29, 2013: Our readers write

    Community Winterhelp: Opportunity to support those in need  

    With winter in full swing, our community’s most vulnerable residents can sometimes struggle to pay for essential services such as heat and electricity.

    Louisville Gas and Electric Company partners year-round with nonprofit and community organizations to provide utility bill assistance and weatherization services to help those in need.

    This support is even more critical during cold weather months.

  • Address evil, not legal guns

    ISSUE: New gun control proposals
    OUR VIEW:
    Don't punish the law-abiding

    During his news conference in the wake of the killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama pushed hard for Congress to quickly enact new and more restrictive gun-control measures. He also signed 23 executive orders positioned as actions to keep our nation’s children safe.

  • Fairness, equity takes backseat to political points

    The General Assembly needs to redistrict. Why’s it so hard?

    The objective is fairness and balance, ensuring that the boundaries contain roughly the same number of voters. When completed effectively, the task will balance the number of Kentuckians served by each senator and each representative based on the 2010 Census.

  • Stop the hate

    THE ISSUE: Equality, acceptance campaign
    OUR VIEW: Student ownership strengthens message

    No one likes a bully.

    It’s an old expression, but a campaign at Central Hardin High School is delivering it in a new ways.

  • Jan. 25, 2013: Our readers write

    Adventure turned tragic

    As I drove down my street recently and stopped at the stop sign on Ky. 1600 to begin my day, I saw two little dogs attempting to cross the road. One was a medium-size Benji-type dog and one was a Jack Russell.

    Best friends out on a big adventure. You could tell by the spring in their step, it was a great morning for an adventure.

    My immediate reaction was, oh no, they are going to get hit.

  • Don't get behind this guy in the drive-thru

     

    Perhaps this experience will seem familiar to you.

    You are going through the drive-thru at a fast-food restaurant. You obviously made the choice to use the drive-thru because you were hungry and limited on time.

  • Jan. 24, 2013: Our readers write

    Hidden biotech perks

  • The flu battle begins with you

    TOPIC: Influenze outbreak
    OUR VIEW: Not too late to start the fight

    It can come on with a rush or a whimper.

    And then soon enough, the flu bug has taken over your household. Flu season is upon us and its grip on our health not only can be nagging, but long lasting.