Today's Opinions

  • March 3, 2013: Our readers write

    On Senate Bill 9

    There may be some of us who may or may not require the need for a nursing facility. Yet, I know most of us know someone who has had a need for one. As a former district long term care ombudsman I have seen the good and the bad.

  • March 1, 2013: Our readers write

    Fear should not stop local birthing center

    I am overjoyed for the proposed birth center in Elizabethtown but dismayed to hear about the fear that might prevent its opening.

  • Responding to mayor's idea

    ISSUE: Objectives of Radcliff First
    OUR VIEW: Support ideas with effort

    The objective is praiseworthy and important. The initial meeting was upbeat and informative. The challenge is clear and achievable.

    Radcliff First is off and running. Now the real work begins.

  • Mengel gives of himself for others

    TOPIC: Distinguished Citizen Award
    OUR VIEW: Mengel helped many along the way

    The past winners of Hardin County’s Distinguished Citizen Award have come from different walks of life such as business and the health industry.

  • Feb. 28, 2013: Our readers write

    President’s leadership lacks

    The president has been in the media about every day recently making statements of how bad things are going to be because of the coming sequestration. When one looks into it, he was the one who proposed sequestration, even though he said he didn’t before the election. Now he would like to prevent his own proposed legislation from automatically taking effect March 1. How embarrassing for him.

  • Feb. 27, 2013: Our readers write

    On new school name choices

  • Taking another look at open-heart surgery

    ISSUE: HMH's open-heart surgery program
    Re-evaluation an appropriate step

    Following a five-month hiatus in performing open-heart surgeries, Hardin Memorial Health officials are re-evaluating the open-heart program.

  • The state's best are here

    ISSUE: Statewide recognitions
    OUR VIEW: The best reside here

    While it’s not the first statewide contest, competitive cheerleading has moved to a new plateau. With recognition from the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, it  officially is a sport.