Today's Opinions

  • Premature celebrations can be painful

    It’s one of the strangest football plays I’ve ever seen.

    The TV announcers were completely fooled as was the entire Utah football team.

  • Nov. 10, 2014: Our readers write

    Thanks for support of paddlers’ rights

    I wanted to thank the newspaper’s editorial board for its support on the issue of expanded paddlers’ rights on Freeman Lake.

    As the founder of the Elizabethtown Paddlers Association, I wanted to express my gratitude on behalf of our more than 695 members.

  • Nov. 9, 2014: Our readers write

    Ireland adjusting to ensure quality

    Our Ireland Army Com­munity Hospital health-care team is dedicated to providing the best health care possible to you – our valued service members, family members and retirees in the Fort Knox community.

  • Contentment is high among voters

    ISSUE: Reviewing results of Tuesday’s election
    :  Voters affirm current directions

    Elections provide a snapshot of the collective community opinion, but like calculus, the lessons can be difficult to discern because of the formula’s complexity.

  • Antique store triggers time travel

    Strolling around an antique store can spawn a trip down memory lane for almost anyone.

  • Grant request for lake access

    ISSUE: Questions about policies at Freeman Lake
    Council should approve modest request

    Elizabethtown’s Freeman Lake is a 170-acre body of water and the centerpiece of the city’s largest park. Residents and visitors alike enjoy fishing for a variety of native pan fish, catfish and trout that call the lake home.

  • Why follow helpful briefing with unproductive lecture?

    I had the honor Oct. 31 of attending the Retiree Appreciation Day on Fort Knox. My primary interest in attending was to hear the comments of the installation garrison commander, Col. T.J. Edwards, brief on the status of Fort Knox. All community leaders should have attended. It was a real eye opener.

  • Nov. 6, 2014: Our readers write

    Downturn in bazaar turnout

    Recently our attention was brought to the drawdowns of Fort Knox and the garrison commander’s decision to cut back post accessibility. The recent bazaar held in Harmon Hall drove the message home solidly for me and other vendors who had worked it in past years.