Today's Opinions

  • 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.

  • Sept. 7, 2014: Our readers write

    U.S. plagued by indecisive president

  • The challenge of cleaning up, sorting and throwing away

    Summer’s almost over and fall is fast approaching but at home there’s a spring cleaning frenzy going on.

    We’ve been cleaning out, cleaning up, reorganizing and straightening. I am using “we” in a very general sense here. Most of it has been my wife with a tiny bit of me dealing with my piles.

  • New trash contract was solid decision

    TOPIC: Hardin County's new trash collection deal
    OUR VIEW: Change rarely brings a smooth transition

    We are less than a month away from unincorporated areas of Hardin County getting a new trash collection service provider with Red River Waste Solutions taking over for Waste Transport Services of Elizabethtown.