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Today's Opinions

  • Ten-digit numbers the right choice

    ISSUE: New area code
    OUR VIEW: Overlay zone right decision

    Long after New Year’s resolutions are just memories, Kentuckians in our region will have a new opportunity to exercise: Using their fingers for 10-digit dialing.

  • West Point school part of winning grant proposal

    THE ISSUE: Race to the Top grant
    OUR VIEW: Good news keeps coming for West Point school

    Many business leaders believe performance depends on two keys things, competence and commitment.

    Concerning commitment, almost always, a person dedicated to their work gets better results. And understanding their role in a business objective and seeing their work has meaning feeds that commitment.

  • Our readers write: Dec. 26, 2012

    Stop the slaughter

    Does anyone else fid it ironic that liberals who defend the right for a woman to kill her child at any stage of pregnancy are the greatest proponents of gun control?

    Eighteen precent of all pregnancies in the U.S. end in abortion, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Approximately 55 million babies have been aborted since the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision in 1973. Obamacare will force all taxpayers to pay for this slaughter.

  • 30 years addressing a critical daily need

    ISSUE: The battle to end hunger
    OUR VIEW: Feeding America can be proud

    Before Christmas trees are taken down and the season of giving becomes a memory, please consider a recent milestone celebrated by one of Hardin County’s most generous organizations.

  • Why stop with Santa's pipe? Let's put him on a treadmill

    I never thought much about Santa smoking a pipe in Clement Moore’s 1823 poem, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” but now that a new edition of the poem has taken his pipe away, I think I miss it.

    Would somebody please give Santa his pipe back? I don’t want him rummaging through my cabinets, frantically trying to find some tobacco for a post sugar-cookie nicotine fix.

  • Good news
  • In E'town, it's now tennis, everyone

    ISSUE: Freeman Lake Tennis Complex
    OUR VIEW: Beautiful facility in beautiful setting

    Many local tennis supporters expressed regret and disappointment when new courts were dropped from plans for the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    But that decision now is viewed as a blessing in disguise. With the opening of the Freeman Lake Tennis Complex, 10 new courts provide access to the game with year-round accessibility.

  • BBB tips on returns, exchanges for gifts

    Each year, Better Business Bureau receives calls after the holidays from upset consumers who are stuck with items they cannot return. This holiday season, BBB wants to remind consumers to know their rights before making a purchase. BBB offers this advice on returns/exchanges: