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Today's Opinions

  • Oct. 21, 2012: Our readers write

    Re-elect Broadwater

    Soon it will be time for Hardin County Schools Board elections and I would like to encourage you to re-elect Suzy Broadwater to the 5th Division seat. Suzy has been a good voice for the north end of the county. She has been able to work with the current board and gets her point across calmly.

  • Honors in bronze and stone

    ISSUE: Veterans volunteer on own tribute
    OUR VIEW: A special moment captured the essence of value

    A poignant moment took place recently under a sunny October sky. Leon Chambers, a local veteran, was among a small army of fellow veterans assembled at the site of the Hardin County Veterans Tribute under development in the Elizabethtown Nature Park.

  • Editorial board to offer recommendations in two city races

    A fter investing more than 12 hours in interviews, research and debate, The News-Enterprise’s editorial board will seek to provide some pre-election insight for local residents later this week.

    On Thursday, recommendations for Radcliff City Council will be published, followed in Friday’s editions by a similar editorial regarding Elizabethtown City Council.

  • Oct. 19, 2012: Our readers write

    Romney’s false debate No. 1 victory

    First lie: All I’m concerned about is jobs and the middle class.

    Second lie: Not raising taxes on middle class.

     Third lie: Not giving the rich a tax cut.

    Fourth: Lying about not changing Medicare.

    Fifth: Lying about not changing Social Security.

    Sixth lie: He cares about the 47 percent

  • Bringing the past to life is rewarding

    ISSUE: Civil War battle remembrance
    OUR VIEW: Thanks for every effort

    When considering Civil War historic sites, Elizabethtown never will resonate in the same manner as Gettysburg, Chancellorsville, Shiloh, Antietam, Bull Run, Vicksburg or even Kentucky’s Perryville.

  • Oct. 18, 2012: Our reader's write

    Looming fiscal cliff

    Can you see the fiscal cliff coming on Jan. 1, 2013? You will if President Barack Obama wins re-election as he will not allow our current tax rates to continue unless the top tax brackets are raised to 39.6 percent.

    Both he and Vice President Joe Biden claim this is out of concern for “fairness” as they want the “millionaires and billionaires,” those who create wealth and jobs, to pay “their fair share.”

  • Domestic violence infects community

    ISSUE: Domestic Violence Month
    OUR VIEW: Be aware and responsive 

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and unfortunately the problem doesn’t seem to be going away.

  • St. James School enjoys smooth move

    TOPIC: New St. James School
    OUR VIEW: Kids, community deserves it

    Years from now when the current eighth-grade students at St. James Regional Catholic School return for a reunion or to a science fair or to drop their children off at the school, this is one thought that they could hold onto: I was part of the first graduating class from this building.