Today's Opinions

  • Radcliff council reflected voters

    TOPIC: New council member in Radcliff
    OUR VIEW: City council made a logical decision

    The death last month of longtime Radcliff City Councilman Don Shaw put the council in a precarious position as it moved forward to find a replacement to serve out the term, which ends Dec. 31.

  • Oct. 8, 2014: Our readers write

    Supporting the next great idea

    The recent 100 Ideas for N.O.W. held in downtown Elizabethtown made it clear that our area is full of talented people with great ideas.

  • When danger goes to school

    THE ISSUE: Violence at Fern Creek High School
    OUR VIEW: Preparedness and prevention needed

    Dangers that exist in society sometimes enter our schools.

    Once considered a safe haven for children, the level of violence and the frequency of incidents in schools can be alarming.

  • Oct. 7, 2014: Our readers write

    Former opponent backs Lee

    In 2012, I finished second in the area in the state representative race. I lost to the incumbent, Jimmie Lee.

    I have had friends ask who I support in this year’s race. My reply is Jimmie Lee.

  • People make the difference


    The Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival has become so popular over the last 15 years that many who visit plan much of their life around the annual event in the tiny northern Hardin County town.

  • Facing a choice, choose safety first

    ISSUE: Illnesses blamed on unpasteurized milk
    OUR VIEW: Perceived benefits versus perceived threat

    Under normal circumstances, a glass of milk is not hazardous. But recently public health officials have come to the conclusion that raw milk produced and sold in this area may have caused illnesses for five children.

  • If you have something to say, say it here

    As the elections draw near, the letters to the editor increase dramatically.

    Whether part of an organized campaign to show support for a candidate or some heartfelt personal need to speak up, the burden of collecting, organizing, editing, producing and printing letters increases.

  • Oct. 5, 2014: Our readers write

    Evaluating and valuing leadership

    Is John Ward suggesting that Harry Braxton is deficient in the area of leadership? Which previously elected Hardin County Sheriff had Harry’s either amount or intensity of leadership experiences; which he endured as a career soldier, at the time they were first sworn in?