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Today's Opinions

  • Closing of two schools creates new adventures

    After a long school year of early mornings, pop quizzes, homework, testing and more testing, most students, parents and educators look forward to the last day of school.

    It’s a time of celebration: The completion of another year of learning and growing and the unofficial start of summer.

    However, the faces probably won’t be very jubilant Wednesday in Muldraugh or Battletown when the bell rings for the very last time at two community elementary schools in Meade County. After more than 150 years of service, these two schools will close permanently.

  • May 15, 2012: Our readers write

     Paying a fair share

    I have heard quite a bit lately from President Barack Obama and his supporting cast of shills attacking those who have been successful and claiming that they need to pay their fair share.”

  • May 15, 2012: Our readers write

     Paying a fair share

    I have heard quite a bit lately from President Barack Obama and his supporting cast of shills attacking those who have been successful and claiming that they need to pay their fair share.”

  • Mayberry's always a nice place to visit

     As life passes by, it’s important to stop occasionally, feel the cool breeze and get acquainted with quiet and calmness.

  • ECTC has a sporting chance

    TOPIC: Athletics at ECTC
    OUR VIEW: Opportunities for students always a good deal

    Today is Mother’s Day. How would you moms like to one day be able to go see your sons play college baseball at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College?

    It could happen and very soon.

    The rapidly growing school is making a serious push to meet the needs of students by offering intercollegiate athletics for the first time since 1981.

    Teams could be fielded as early as this fall.

  • May 11, 2012: Our readers write

    Traffic tweak needed

    I acknowledge the fact that the new configuration of lanes on West Dixie Avenue is a major improvement to traffic control. It has helped greatly in that the lanes are wider and therefore makes the road easier to use.

  • EPA goes medieval on Kentucky coal

    Roman legions? Horrific crucifixions? Sacking dissenters and making examples out of their deaths?

  • Laurels: From millions to pennies, from cars to carrot sticks

    Today, let’s recognize four efforts deserving of praise.

    UNITED WAY FUNDING. It’s not hard to spend money — even hundreds of thousands of dollars disappear quickly. Spending it wisely is another question.