Today's Opinions

  • Which day is the last day?

    ISSUE: Two tragedies with one message
    OUR VIEW: Make the most of everyday

    A common thread exists between all first responders. It is a bond built by regularly encountering high risk.

  • Always remember

    ISSUE: The impact of 9/11 reasonates
    OUR VIEW: Unfortunately, terror is alive and well

    It has been 13 years since our nation awakened to a morning of unanticipated horror and disbelief.

  • Sept. 11, 2014: Our readers write

    Candidate discusses sheriff’s operation
    As a retired patrol deputy sheriff, I studied functions of the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office for more than 16 years and performed many of them from October 1997 before I retired in April 2014.

  • Shake on it

    ISSUE: Republicans offer Handshake with Kentucky

    OUR VIEW: Voters will determine if it has a chance

    In 1994, the Contract with America galvanized conservatives and excited many voters. It was a pledge by Congressional Republicans that clearly outlined 10 topics of concern that would be addressed if a GOP majority was elected.

  • Sept. 5: Our readers write

    Rest of story behind political attack ads

  • Sept. 9, 2014: Our readers write

    Takes issue over where blame rests

    It came as no surprise that the most scathing article against Brett Guthrie came from a Democratic candidate.

  • Great start, good scores

    DON'T MISS THE BUS. The annual Don’t Miss the Bus school supply collection drive proved to be another success for local students.

    As part of its early July kick-off, Bluegrass Cellular placed collection bins at targeted locations across the community.

  • Concerts STRONG

    ISSUE: Fort Knox stages another major event

    OUR VIEW: Series benefits the whole community

    Godman Army Airfield is a very special place to host an event like the concert on Aug. 30. Thanks to Fort Knox’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation staff and contributing sponsors, the community again had the opportunity to welcome major hitmakers.