Today's Opinions

  • May 23, 2013: Our readers write

    Congress needs to investigate IRS

    On May 10, America learned the IRS – perhaps the most frightening of all government agencies – has been singling out and targeting conservative groups, including tea party groups. The IRS has waged a three-year war against the tea party, harassing our groups and even auditing our individual members. This abuse of power is unacceptable and unconstitutional, and it must stop.

  • NHHS track and field: The best of the best

    TOPIC: North Hardin's dual state titles
    OUR VIEW: Two times the fun

  • NHHS track and field: The best of the best

    TOPIC: North Hardin's dual state titles
    OUR VIEW: Two times the fun

  • Leaving high school and moving forward

    ISSUE: Graduation has arrived
    Boldly step into the future

  • May 22, 2013: Our readers write

    In the news

  • May 21, 2013: Our readers write

    McConnell wrong on background checks

    In a recent survey, 82 percent of Kentucky voters supported background checks on gun purchases.

    The loopholes must be closed to provide greater security to Kentucky and the rest of our great nation. The gun industry has spent over $198,000 in helping to get Mitch McConnell elected to office. Elected officials should not be bought.

  • How I became a tree hugger

    “What are you doing, Dad?” my son asked when he called me on his cell phone.

    I was sitting on our back patio, admiring the work I’d done, having just planted the first third of my garden with the non-genetically modified seeds I had oh-so carefully selected. I wanted to come as close as I could to having an organic garden.

    Then just as I as I leaned back to relax, I stood up straight, squinting at the tractor spraying the field behind my house. It was coming closer and closer to my garden.

  • Deserving of high praise

    ISSUE: Honoring many

    OUR VIEW: Student athletes, Hosparus, Relay

    We’re going to toot our horn a little here and that of many, many others.

    The second Select Preps banquet was held at Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, culminating several months of work by newspaper employees, area coaches, athletic directors and student-athletes. Dozens of businesses saw the worthiness of honoring some of our future leaders and served as sport or event sponsors.