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Today's Opinions

  • All shook up and handshakes

    ISSUE: KHSAA directive on post-game handshakes

    OrUR VIEW: Shake on

  • Lessons played on a bedroom turntable

    Watching grandchildren excel at the latest video games, relying on “bed-night movies” to wind down before sleep and thriving on music-on-demand services, it’s clear growing up is different.

    A 2-year-old can torture you with DVR storage devoted to “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” episodes. A grown man can only take so many scenes with Donald Duck and Goofy pleading, “Oh, Toodles!”

  • Oct. 18, 2013: Our readers write

    Movie not about Fonda

    This is a sincere thank you to the Historic State Theater for showing “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”

    This movie is not about Jane Fonda or Vietnam. This movie is about how the evil of discrimination reached into the highest level of our government: and needs to be seen by all, young and old. 

  • USA Cares creates a national legacy

    ISSUE: 10 years of USA Cares
    OUR VIEW:
    A vital service to military families

  • Impact of ECTC

    ISSUE: College success stories
    OUR VIEW: Value is obvious

    Since its founding in 1964, Elizabethtown Community College and now Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, has provided access to higher education for thousands of people across its 12-county service area.

    The ECTC campus and its mission have expanded over the years as has its impact and influence. Many of this area’s leaders can trace their path to success back to the community college.

  • Local teachers earn statewide recognition

    ISSUE: Ashland Teacher Achievement Awards

    OUR VIEW: Area honored by recipients

    The Central Kentucky education community has reason to be proud of its teachers yet again. The Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. recently named 24 teachers recipients of 2014 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards. Two of the 24 honorees teach in local schools.

  • Oct. 17, 2013: Our readers write

    Time for leadership

    Today we have a disaster in the making with Obamacare, which was forced upon America completely along party lines. Before being passed by Democrats, you may recall Nancy Pelosi saying Obamacare had to be passed so we would know what was in it. What a terrible joke for America. Now everyone knows it was ill conceived and is harming our weak economy. 

  • Ron Bevars leaves more than victories

    ISSUE: Ron Bevars steps down at North Hardin
    OUR VIEW:
    More than an outstanding basketball coach