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Today's Opinions

  • U.S. 31W median plan needs second look

    ISSUE: Dividing Dixie with barriers and U-turn cuts
    OUR VIEW: Mayor Duvall offers a valid alternative

    You can’t fight City Hall.

    You’ve heard that adage. It means the folks who make the rules are difficult to challenge when it comes to the rules.

    Consider this: Can City Hall fight the Transportation Cabinet?

  • Basketball fame won't save him in this court

    ISSUE: Richie Farmer indicted on multiple felony counts
    OUR VIEW: Allegations tarnish a hardwood legend

  • May 3, 2013: Our readers write

    Cancer unites us all

    Can you name something we all have in common?

  • May 2, 2013: Our readers write

    All Propaganda?

    This letter is to comment on a previous writer’s letter on April 21. The writer’s letter was well written and factual.

  • Derby weekend is about safety

    ISSUE: Derby time is here
    OUR VIEW:
    You can’t be too careful

    The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby will provide another shining moment in our state’s history. It is so much more than just a horse race. It truly is Kentucky’s opportunity to showcase all it represents.

  • How politics has changed

    When two senators recently got into a spat over whether the Boston Marathon bombings were being politicized, the news was everywhere within minutes. Reams of commentary quickly followed.

    In the maneuvering over gun-control legislation, every twist and turn was reported instantly and then endlessly debated.

    As the effects of the federal sequester start to make themselves felt, outlets in every medium — print, television, online — are carrying both the news and the inevitable partisan sniping over its meaning.

  • EIS, let the building continue

    ISSUE: EIS hires next superintendent
    OUR VIEW: Smooth transition expected

    Elizabethtown Independent Schools Board of Education adopted a strategic plan about two years ago. Within that plan, the district identified an overall four-piece objective: interventions, college and career readiness, family and business partnerships and a quality teacher in every classroom.

  • May 1, 2013: Our readers write

    Medical movement

    Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry insinuated in his letter that I own land where a proposed county government building might be constructed. I would like to assure the judge I do not own a square inch of property downtown. My main concern is not moving county offices from downtown but rather with Hardin Memorial Hospital, which I spent a lifetime helping to build.