Today's Opinions

  • Two thanks and one welcome

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Lions Club chicken barbecue. A small and well-organized group of club members and volunteers braved high temperatures and humidity for Elizabethtown Lions Club’s annual barbecue chicken fundraiser.

  • Aug. 26, 2014: Our readers write

    Radcliff is waiting for a reason

    I see where the construction of a new VA nursing home is getting started in an unincorporated area near Radcliff. It seems although the site is close to Radcliff, it has not been annexed into Radcliff, yet.

  • Filling needs, while filling prescriptions

    ISSUE: Expansion of Community Health Clinic
    OUR VIEW: Service supplies a health safety net

    Established to provide basic health care services to uninsured, low-income residents of Hardin and LaRue counties, the Community Health Clinic quietly has filled an essential need in the community.

  • Aug. 22, 2014: Our readers write

    Taxpayers’ rights should trump others

  • Excessive secrecy harms America’s decision-making

    ne of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the dangers that Al-Qaida posed, but because the agencies charged with our safety did not share what they knew, either up and down the chain of command or with each other.

  • A strong Fort Knox equals a stronger Army

    By U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green

    The recent developments worldwide are a reminder why our nation needs a strong national defense. Fort Knox is key to our military’s future.

    Unfortunately, this administration has taken actions that reduce our military advantage when we should be doing all that we can to keep our advantage strong.

  • Lasting lesson from a survivor

    ISSUE: Quinton Higgins’ bus safety message
    OUR VIEW: Lasting words about school bus safety

    From the fiery collision that claimed 27 victims when a pickup truck driven by a drunken driver collided with a Radcliff First Assembly of God church bus, Quinton Higgins has today found his calling.

  • Aug. 20, 2014: Our readers write

    Concerned about fate of the animals

    The new policy concerning animals is a no win for the animals and the communities of Fort Knox and Hardin County. In the year 2013, all the stray cats and dogs taken in at the stray animal facility on Fort Knox were either reunited with their owners or adopted out, unless they were too ill to be adopted.