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Today's Opinions

  • April 25, 2013: Our readers write

    Violence exists outside guns

  • Get ready to go purple in May

    ISSUE: Paint the Town Purple
    OUR VIEW: Great way to gear-up for Relays

    Some residents might be inclined to think their eyes are playing tricks on them during the first full week of May. But rest assured that won’t be the case. The purple hue we will begin seeing across the community signifies the return of an annual Relay for Life event.

  • Cruisin’ captures state’s attention

    ISSUE: Cruisin’ gains Top 10 ranking
    OUR VIEW: Event deserves statewide notice

  • April 23, 2013: Our readers write

    On county government relocation

    On April 19, a local physician penned a column in The News-Enterprise criticizing Hardin Fiscal Court’s decision to move forward with the planning, design and engineering for a new county government facility and expansion and renovations programmed for Hardin Memorial Health.

    Among the exaggerations is the debt he claims the county recently incurred or will incur if these projects come to fruition.

  • Life’s painful rubbish can be transformed with care, mercy

     

    “It just doesn’t make sense” is the generalized response from those familiar with the Tsarnaev brothers. They seemed like the kind of young men you might like as neighbors: kind, quite, unobtrusive.

    These two alleged perpetrators of the Boston bombings? It just doesn’t make sense.

    Or does it?

  • New Knox logo a symbol of a mission

    TOPIC: New Fort Knox logo
    OUR VIEW: One symbol of excellence
     

    Visitors to Fort Knox or to the post’s website have had something new to catch their eyes the last few weeks.

  • April 22, 2013: Our readers write

    No more controls, please

    After listening to the weeklong news reports about the bombing at the Boston Marathon, I am wondering why no one in the media or any of our liberal politicians have come out demanding new bomb control laws.

  • April 21, 2013: Our readers write

    Senate fails on gun bill

    The Manchin-Toomey legislation was easy, and smart and patriotic. Expanded background checks are the minimum of what this country should pass to protect our families and communities.

    We must have a background check to volunteer in our child’s school. But we can go to a gun show and buy all the guns and ammunition we want with no background check. Why do we make it so easy?

    Women will go to the polls at the next elections to change the Congress, one vote at a time.

    Tracey Goodlett