Today's Opinions

  • Saying goodbye to proven leader

    ISSUE: Chris Wilborn's work with United Way
    OUR VIEW: Lasting impact made on region

    Among the traits of any effective leader is a desire to make lasting impact that can be measured and appreciated long after their time at the helm has ended.

  • Put cards on table for everyone to see

    ISSUE: Confidential reprimands by ethics board
    OUR VIEW: Get the findings out in the open

    As the year winds down, some unspoken concerns and unresolved issues come into focus. The operations and accountability of the Hardin County Board of Ethics falls into that category.

  • Dec. 26, 2014: Our readers write

    Need help to reclaim our home battlefield

    We are at war.

    A war that is not being fought on distant shores but a war being waged in our towns, in our schools and on our playgrounds.

  • Dec. 24, 2014: Our readers write

    South end needs stores

    Why are all the stores going to the north end of town when there is land at the south end by U.S. 31W and the Western Kentucky Parkway that would be a prime location for a supermarket, like a Walmart or Meijer?

  • Her continual effort honors all veterans

    ISSUE: Wreaths Across America
    : Donna Betson deserves praise for work

    For as long as Donna Betson can remember, the military has been a big part of her life.

    It started with her late father serving, then her husband and son. In all, she can count about 60 years of military service in her immediate family.

  • Dec. 23, 2014: Our readers write

    Responding to board member

    He sits in his easy chair, thinking to himself, “Wait for it. Wait for it.” Well, Mike Kinney, Hardin County School Board member, the wait is over.

  • Helping those who give much

    ISSUE: Operation Homefront’s benefits locally
    : Efforts recognize sacrifices of soldiers

    How many times do you think you hear about how Hardin County is such a giving community each year?

    A few times? Maybe dozens?

    Well here’s another one.

  • Charting a course for city’s future

    ISSUE: Economic development in Radcliff
    OUR VIEW: Council is correct to question process

    Before ever taking the oath of office, Mike Weaver is setting the agenda in Radcliff.

    Anxious to fulfill a key elec­tion commitment, the mayor-elect has been moving ahead to hire an economic development specialist.