Today's Opinions

  • Working together to fulfill promise

    ISSUE: New youth recreation room at Colvin Center
    OUR VIEW: A win for young people of Radcliff

    Among Mike Weaver’s campaign platforms in his run for Radcliff mayor was to find a safe haven for teenagers to enjoy.

  • Aug. 7, 2015: Our readers write

    Radcliff needs plan to look for ‘cheese’

    In the 1998 best seller, by Dr. Spencer Johnson, author of “Who Moved My Cheese?,” addresses change and typical responses to it. The lessons are applicable to virtually all entities. My primary interest today is in the city of Radcliff. Somebody moved our cheese.

  • Security measures

    ISSUE: Security for Army National Guard recruiters
    Additional steps should be taken

  • Aug. 6, 2015: Our readers write

    Surplus doesn’t count all obligations

    The governor made the statement July 21 that the state of Kentucky had an $82.5 million budget surplus. I really don’t understand how that could be possible when the unfunded liability to the teacher retirement fund is currently $14 billion. Sounds a lot like “fuzzy” math to me.

  • Lives depend on organ donors

    ISSUE: Registering as an organ donors
    OUR VIEW: No greater expression of generosity

    Recently, the community learned about the remarkable story of Colleen Bagley’s unselfish gift.

  • Aug. 5, 2015: Our readers write

    Divided about Paul’s candidacy

    A recent solicitation for funds from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul to support his presidential campaign has given me much agony. I do truly want him to be part of the discussion. However, I am not sure I want him to become the Republican candidate for U.S. president.

  • Helping families start school well

    ISSUE: Back-to-school preparations
    OUR VIEW: Community shows support for students

    As a new public school year begins this week, most students will be dressed in new clothes and posing for pictures parents will pour onto Facebook.

  • Aug. 4, 2015: Our readers write

    Voters can send clear message

    For those of you who have heard about religious persecution in other states and thought it never would come to Kentucky, guess again.