Today's Opinions

  • Local coaches deserve raises

    ISSUE: Salary stipends of high school coaches
    Many deserve more pay

    The hours run into each other over the course of a year as one part of a sports season blends into another: working out, conditioning, scouting, playing the season and then preparing for yet another year as the cycle restarts itself.

  • History plus tavern equals larger crowd

    ISSUE: Record attendance for walking tour
    OUR VIEW: New gathering enhances experience

    The Historic Downtown Walking Tour has been offering glimpses into Elizabethtown’s past on Thursday nights each summer for 27 years.

  • New HCS facility means new future

    ISSUE: Early College and Career Center
    OUR VIEW: Great opportunity for community

    Every school year begins with a new sense of anticipation and hope for success. But this month, Hardin County Schools opened a one-of-a-kind venue that brightens the future for hundreds of students — not to mention the entire community.

  • A few lemons go a long way

    KUDOS: Praising positives in the community

    ARTISAN MARKET WORKS ON MANY LEVELS. Radcliff’s recent Artisan Market provided an array of local and area businesses an opportunity to showcase and market their handmade goods to patrons.

  • Aug. 12, 2014: Our Readers Write

    An unsustainable financial system

    Did you know the U.S. Treasury (government) cannot print money? The writers of the Constitution had more sense than to allow them to do so. So the bankers and the U.S. government formed the Federal Reserve, a private entity that cannot be audited, but has printed some $70-80 trillion dollars.

  • Caller ID may be a lie

    As more and more people reject calls from unfamiliar numbers, scammers are adapting to ensure their calls are answered. By using technology to spoof a familiar business, organization or even your own number, these scammers are pretending to be someone they are not.

  • Aug. 10, 2014: Our readers write

    Kentucky DUI laws need to be changed

    To anyone concerned with protecting innocent travelers on Kentucky roadways, or to anyone who grieves over the Taylor and Harig families’ recent tragedies. We need to push for tougher laws for multiple DUI offenders and we need to do it now.

  • Remember this sacrifice

    ISSUE: The death of firefighter Jonathan French
    OUR VIEW: Find a way to express your appreciation

    A call in the middle of the night seldom means good news.

    For first responders, emergency calls are common at all hours. Our bad news is their service opportunity.