Today's Opinions

  • Oct. 30, 2014: Our readers write

    What are candidate’s plans?

    The only thing I’ve heard J.J. Duvall do since he started his campaign is maliciously attack Harry Berry with false claims. I haven’t heard him talk anything about his plans for Hardin County — probably because he doesn’t have any.

  • Oct. 29, 2014: Our readers write

    Right to work will boost employment

    There are many important issues to consider when casting your vote this Nov. 4, but I would propose that the vote most critical to the future of our commonwealth and the success of business here is the right-to-work issue.

  • Some stories just deserve to be told

    ISSUE: John Hardin High’s oldest graduate
    Reminder that friendship have impact

    A story combining patriotism and friendship is always worth telling.

    Wayne Covault left high school in 1949. Military service and the Korean War beckoned.

  • Oct. 28, 2014: Our readers write

    Wife: Right man at right time

    When I stood before God, family and friends and Dr. J. Howard Cobble on July 31, 1993, I pledged love and fidelity to Jim DuPlessis. Our vows that day were standard; and included the usual “in sickness and in health” along with promises of trust and selflessness.

  • Good work all around

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    GET ACQUAINTED. The Elizabethtown Police Depart­ment is making it easy to get to know Chief Tracy Schiller and many others within the department with its quarterly program, Coffee with a Cop.

  • Online tricksters can spoil your fun

    Fall is upon us. It’s the season of festivals, camp fires and Trick or Treat. The Halloween Industry Association claims Halloween is the second largest commercial holiday in the country.

    If you haven’t already bought your child’s costume, the BBB suggests you exercise caution. Many Halloween costume stores and websites are seasonal.

  • Oct. 27, 2014: Our readers write

    Radcliff candidates should share stage

    I think it is a crying shame the citizens of Radcliff cannot hear the two candidates for mayor debate.

  • Buried under an ugly pile of political email

    There’s an adage often attributed to sausage makers that if you ever saw how it was produced, you never would eat it again.

    I like sausage, so I choose to ignore the details.

    But a version of this same statement could apply to the American electoral process. A lot of folks dislike it because of the vile, hateful, disrespectful nature of it.