Today's Opinions

  • Kentucky hero speaks up for smoke-free bill

    As a veteran, I fought to protect the personal liberties of all Americans. Personal freedom is one of our most treasured values.

    One of the most vital freedoms is the freedom to breathe clean air. When you can’t breathe, nothing else matters.

  • New team on post celebrates today

    ISSUE: Army’s Recruiting and Retention School
    OUR VIEW: Welcome Fort Knox’s newest mission

    In recent years, the community has experienced many exits at Fort Knox but today is a time to celebrate a key new arrival.

  • Feb. 10, 2015: Our readers write

    Military has container homes

    Habitat for Humanity does amazing things and the Habitat for Humanity of Elizabethtown is no exception.

    However, in the Feb. 5 editorial in The News-Enterprise, Larry Mengel is quoted as saying, “We’re basically inventing everything we’re doing.”

  • County Fair is most progressive

    ISSUE: Hardin County Community Fair recognized
    OUR VIEW: State association’s award is deserved

    Hardin County loves its county fair.

  • What to do when your email is hacked

    as your email account been hacked? Individual accounts are hijacked by scammers all of the time, sending spam to victims’ contact lists.

    How can you tell if you have been hacked?

    Often, you will hear from people you know who have received an unlikely message with your name on it.

  • Lower pump prices also trim road funds

    Like everyone, I’m really enjoying the dramatic drop in gasoline prices. And like many, I believe I’m already paying more than my share of taxes. So when I think about someone wanting me to pay more taxes on a gallon of gas, my first reaction is “no way!”

  • Paying for city's help at events

    ISSUE: Elizabethtown seeks event reimbursements
    OUR VIEW: Council must consider all impacts of issue

    Elizabethtown City Council is faced with another decision that could impact quality of life in the community.

  • Simple lessons from a super game

    A week has passed and Super Bowl XLIX continues to be a point of conversation.

    This is not the Sports page, but I think there are interesting life lessons that can be derived from what we saw and how we reacted.

    It was a competitive and, therefore, exciting contest throughout. Much of the chatter comes down to a late goal-line decision by the Seattle Seahawks.