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Today's Opinions

  • Swept up in a dynamic educator's approach to learning

    Mr. and Ms. Employer: Please picture for a moment an ideal world in which new, young employees came equipped with an established work ethic, a history of reliability and a success with the dynamics of team work.

  • Berry presents balanced spending plan

    Hardin County Judge-Executive Harry Berry has presented another lean spending plan for Hardin County government to follow in the fiscal year beginning July 1.

    The budget totals $76.5 million with $42.7 million of that marked for Base Realignment and Closure projects, mostly water service projects, where funding flows through county government.

    What’s been presented includes a $30.4 million county operations budget. That’s about 2 percent more than the current budget and it balances without dipping into county savings.

  • Tips for finding a summer camp

    Have you decided where your child is going to go for camp this summer? The Better Business Bureau has tips and business reviews that can help parents find camps that provide safe, rewarding experiences for children.

  • Another batch of accolades

    ISSUE: Three interesting accomplishments
    OUR VIEW: These efforts deserve praise

    Ideas matched with skills and effort bring about accomplishments. Here’s a few more praiseworthy deeds from this community of doers.

  • May 3, 2012: Our readers write

    May is Foster Care Awareness Month

    Many people know of foster care, but few really understand how the system works, the role of the foster parents and most importantly, the experience of the children and youth in care.

    More than 6,800 Kentucky children and youth are in out-of-home care. Most are placed in temporary foster care due to parental neglect or abuse. The average age of a child in care is 10.7 years.

    More than 73 percent of the children/youth in care are white; 19.3 percent are black and 4.3 percent are Hispanic.

  • Allowing principals to focus on learning

    ISSUE: Half-time assistant principals
    OUR VIEW: It makes sense

    Principals at Woodland and Vine Grove elementary schools will be retaining or regaining assistant principal positions at their schools under a policy change approved recently by the Hardin County Schools board.

  • May 2, 2012: Our readers write

    Ted, white and blue
    I fully support Ted Nugent’s right to have made the comments he made to the National Rifleman’s Association and do not feel they in any way support the cancellation of his appearance at the Moral Welfare and Recreation concert in June. My view, as a retired U.S. Army veteran, a retired Army sergeant major, is one that the commander(s) who made the decision felt that because Nugent made these comments with foresight and malice toward their commander-in-chief that intent implied.

  • May 2, 2012: Our readers write

    Ted, white and blue
    I fully support Ted Nugent’s right to have made the comments he made to the National Rifleman’s Association and do not feel they in any way support the cancellation of his appearance at the Moral Welfare and Recreation concert in June. My view, as a retired U.S. Army veteran, a retired Army sergeant major, is one that the commander(s) who made the decision felt that because Nugent made these comments with foresight and malice toward their commander-in-chief that intent implied.