Today's Opinions

  • Sept. 24, 2014: Our readers write

    Pleased to hear from Weaver

    I am glad I had the opportunity to hear Mike Weaver speak at the Brushy Fork Forum in Vine Grove this past weekend. He covered two important issues facing the City of Radcliff in the future: Our relationship with Fort Knox and economic development.

  • Noble send off for unknown woman

    ISSUE: Marking the passing of Patricia Bliss
    OUR VIEW: A reflection of our community

    When Patricia Bliss passed away Aug. 4, no family members could be located to notify nor to make arrangement for services. Bliss died at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She had lived in a nursing home on Woodland Drive in Elizabethtown since October of 2012.

  • Sept. 23, 2014: Our readers write

    This VA story is about quality care

    Now that the “perfect storm” of protestations have subsided surrounding the scandalous business model of a few select Veterans Administration hospitals, the reader is offered a very personal perspective on this veterans experiences at the Robley Rex VA Medical Center on Zorn Avenue in Louisville.

  • Touching lives

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    TRACTOR TRIBUTE. The legacy that Louis Crosier left on the town of Cecilia — and across Hardin County — is felt nearly six years after his death from esophageal cancer.

  • Sept. 22, 2014: Our readers write

    Call for prosecution and audit of EMS

    I still am trying to understand Judge-Executive Harry Berry’s interpretation and rationale of employees’ rights reference theft of taxpayers’ monies. At least $17,303 (80 percent of his overtime) was admitted by resigned Hardin County EMS Mr. Jaimie Miller to have been based upon inaccurate time cards.

  • Sept. 21, 2014: Our readers write

    America need to look at Fed

  • Keeping score

    ISSUE: Kids Count scores for Hardin County
    Use the figures to target improvements

    Statistics can be a helpful way to sort data and provide true insight into issues.\

    Statistics also can be overwhelming and fail to spotlight root causes.

  • Sept. 19, 2014: Our readers write

    Thoughts about how to use your votes

    On Aug. 27, the Hardin County School Board announced there would be no tax rate increase for the 2014-2015 school year. Last year, their decision was not publicized until October. Could this early announcement of the unanimous vote not to raise taxes possibly be because this is an election year?