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Today's Opinions

  • Excessive secrecy harms America’s decision-making

    ne of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the dangers that Al-Qaida posed, but because the agencies charged with our safety did not share what they knew, either up and down the chain of command or with each other.

  • A strong Fort Knox equals a stronger Army

    By U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green

    The recent developments worldwide are a reminder why our nation needs a strong national defense. Fort Knox is key to our military’s future.

    Unfortunately, this administration has taken actions that reduce our military advantage when we should be doing all that we can to keep our advantage strong.

  • Lasting lesson from a survivor

    ISSUE: Quinton Higgins’ bus safety message
    OUR VIEW: Lasting words about school bus safety

    From the fiery collision that claimed 27 victims when a pickup truck driven by a drunken driver collided with a Radcliff First Assembly of God church bus, Quinton Higgins has today found his calling.

  • Aug. 20, 2014: Our readers write

    Concerned about fate of the animals

    The new policy concerning animals is a no win for the animals and the communities of Fort Knox and Hardin County. In the year 2013, all the stray cats and dogs taken in at the stray animal facility on Fort Knox were either reunited with their owners or adopted out, unless they were too ill to be adopted.

  • The unseen disease

    TOPIC: Mental health disease
    OUR VIEW: Reach out to those who are in need
     

    Kurt Cobain, Ernest Hemingway, Richard Jeni ...

    The news is often numbing because it comes from out of the blue, like it did last week when comedy giant Robin Williams took his own life after years of battling mental health issues.

  • Aug. 19, 2014: Our readers write

    Changes needed on Fiscal Court

    Kudos to Mr. Jim Weise for his letter of July 23 regarding Doug Goodman and Mayor J.J. Duvall. I agree with his comments that Mr. Goodman should be replaced and also feel that Mr. Duvall has picked the wrong mentor.

  • Plenty of good things happening around us

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    NATIONAL NOTERIETY at 10. Rachel Ritchie’s mission is to gain enough money — $100,000 — to be able to build a playground in Vine Grove that is accessible to handicapped children and serve as a location where all children can play together.

  • ‘If I do not have love, then I am nothing’