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Today's Opinions

  • Giving for the greater good

    ISSUE: Record allocations by United Way of Central Kentucky
    OUR VIEW:
    Growth will empower agencies to change lives

    Just how far can a dollar be stretched these days? Pretty far if that dollar was contributed to United Way of Central Kentucky in its most recent fundraising campaign. And that’s good news for thousands of children, individuals and families who find themselves needing the services of funded organizations across UWCK’s five-county service area.

  • June 7, 2013: Our readers write

    Lack of respect for law enforcement

  • June 6, 2013: Our readers write

    School criticized for ceremony rules

  • Flag guard remembers, educates

    ISSUE: Raising MIA/POW awareness
    OUR VIEW: Local group rallies support for veterans

    Lt. John Douglas Hale of Brandenburg is remembered as a sociable and patriotic man who wanted to serve his country.

    Fighting in Vietnam, he was on a helicopter on an armed reconnaissance mission March 8, 1971. The helicopter was shot down, exploding as it hit the ground. From the air, search teams could see no survivors. On the ground, because of the enemy position, it wasn’t possible to search the wreckage.

  • June 5, 2013: Our readers write

    Memorial Day needs more recognition

    On Memorial Day, I had the honor to drive a U.S. Army Chaplain and his young son through the annual Memorial Day parade here in Elizabethtown.

  • June 4, 2013: Our readers write

    Not brass tacks about Judge-Executive Berry’s numbers

  • Diamond dandies at Central Hardin

    TOPIC: On the diamond, CHHS teams excel
    OUR VIEW: State berths nothing new to Bruin Nation

    The Central Hardin High School baseball and softball teams find themselves on familiar turf this week in state tournament play.

    Both have been dominating forces around the 17th District and 5th Region over the last several years.

  • The bell tolls for all of us

    ISSUE: Death of Officer Jason Scott Ellis
    OUR VIEW: There's evil out there

    If what investigators have hypothesized about the death of Bardstown Police Officer Jason Scott Ellis is true, there’s only one way to describe the still-unknown killer: diabolical.