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Today's Opinions

  • When private business and public interests collide, abstinence called for

    ISSUE: Council members interest in alcohol business
    OUR VIEW: Abstaining from votes is correct choice

  • Jan. 13, 2012: Our readers write

    Recognizing hard work
    In January, Kentucky and many other states observe School Board Recognition Month, acknowledging school board members for the leadership they demonstrate and the many hours they invest as links between the community and its schools.  For their individual and collective dedication, our school community is honoring these men and women during this month-long tribute.

  • PAWS Shelter Foundation moving forward

    ISSUE: Animal shelter plans progressing
    OUR VIEW: PAWS Foundation drives important initiative

    A vacant building on Peterson Drive in Elizabethtown is expected someday to be the modern shelter animals lovers believe cats and dogs deserve.

    And when it does, we’ll have the PAWS Shelter Foundation to thank.

  • Jan. 12, 2012: Our readers write

    ‘Farewell and thank you, Mr. Galbraith’
    With newspapers struggling for advertising and readers, The News-Enterprise never ceases to amaze me in an unexpected good way! Today it was with your editorial regarding Gatewood Galbraith. Kudos for another outstanding example of why you are one of the few quality small town newspapers in Kentucky. Excellent tribute to Mr. Galbraith.
    John Gover
    Elizabethtown

    Examining DUI numbers

  • Congratulations on surpassing 2010 United Way fundraising

    ISSUE: United Way surpasses previous campaign giving total
    OUR VIEW: Time remains for everyone to get involved

  • Saying goodbye and thanks to Gatewood Galbraith

    ISSUE: The passing of a Kentucky original
    OUR VIEW: Remember his passion and caring 

    Saying Gatewood Galbraith was an interesting man is like saying if the economy were better more people would be employed. At an absolute minimum, Gatewood was interesting but he also was much more.

  • Jan. 11, 2012: Our reader write

    Revisiting alcohol
    What a mess! Alcohol brings conflict of interest by some and economic hardship for others.
    The election was wrong. It should be declared illegal for three cities to decide this issue, which will affect all of Hardin County.
    Concerning “economic hardships” for some restaurants: If enough would identify as “family restaurants – no alcohol allowed,” the economic hardship matter may be resolved quickly.

  • Trying to stand without keystone

    ISSUE: Death of Bob Imel
    OUR VIEW: Foundations are hard to replace

    Bob Imel's life was one of serving and his impact in Hardin County has been felt for years and will be for many years to come.

    Imel died Dec. 30 in Bowling Green. He was 71.

    He was the first executive director of Hardin County Habitat for Humanity. He was part of the foundation for the organization that stands tall today in building and repairing homes in the area.