Today's Opinions

  • On behalf of others

    Kudos: Praising positives in our community

    A lot of local people are giving a lot of themselves on some noteworthy projects. Many gather little notice but here are a few who briefly popped on the public radar recently and should be acknowledged further.

  • Aug. 18, 2015: Our readers write

    Clinton has many shortcomings

    Instead of writing a piece titled “Trump’s followers overlook his shortcomings,” columnist Jay Ambrose should have written a piece titled “Hillary’s followers overlook her shortcomings.” It’s a subject he should understand better.

    It might go as follows.

  • Unclaimed property scams can be avoided

    A lot of people have unclaimed property from forgotten bank accounts, uncashed checks, security deposits and utility refunds. There are many different kinds of unclaimed property out there.

    Unfortunately, scammers are using the promise of finding unclaimed goods to lure people in.

  • Leaving legacy of dedication

    ISSUE: Death of KSP Sgt. David Gibbs
    OUR VIEW: He loved God, his family and his job

    Kentucky State Trooper Sgt. David Gibbs was laid to rest last Tuesday in Rineyville Cemetery following a service at Severns Valley Baptist Church.

  • Playing fair

    ISSUE: Fairness ordinance to be raised in E'town
    OUR VIEW: Consideration must be conducted fairly

    In American culture, fairness is on par with equality. We want, expect and sometimes demand a fair and even playing field. Since childhood, we have been told to “play fair.”

  • Moving up one level with collection of old friends

    I am moving. Not out but up.

    To be more exact, I’m moving up one flight of stairs.

    Our church’s growing children’s ministry needs the space where my second study is located, so I’m giving that room to them. How can you turn down children?

    But this is an enormous task, for I have books, many books.

  • Aug. 13, 2015: Our readers write

    Answer for stress comes from above

    Stress is a killer but we can’t escape it since we’re surrounded by distressing situations of all kinds.

  • Coordinating fun in Radcliff

    ISSUE: Councilman volunteers to handle events
    OUR VIEW: Radcliff can use a better approach

    Radcliff has a new coordinator to oversee planning and implementation of festivals and other fun events for residents and visitors to the city. Well, sort of.