Today's Opinions

  • Aug. 17, 2014: Our readers write

    Consider the record of both candidates

    If you are into hypocrisy, then the results of the first debate between judge-executive Berry and Duvall indicate you are going to get more than your fill between now and November.

  • College’s impact is beyond measure

    ISSUE: ECTC begins 50th anniversary celebration
    OUR VIEW: Community has been shaped by college

    For a 50-year-old, Eliza­bethtown Community and Technical College is quite spry and agile.

  • Aug. 15, 2014: Our Readers Write

    Neighborhood issue influences his vote

    I won’t be voting for Radcliff Mayor Duvall in November. I’m not going to be one of his “good ole boys.” I have several reasons and not enough space nor time.

  • 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.