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Today's Opinions

  • Brown, Boley earn highest girls' basketball honors

    TOPIC: Big honors for Brown, Boley
    OUR VIEW: Recognition a reward for hard work

    One is a senior who led her team to the brink of a region basketball championship and will continue her academic and athletic career at Western Kentucky University.

    The other is a sophomore and one of the most sought-after student-athletes the area has ever seen, who led her girls’ basketball team to the state championship game.

  • March 26, 2014: Our readers write

    Getting a peak behind the veil
    Mitch McConnell surrogate Jim Weise used the Hardin County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner this past Saturday to tell those in attendance that “Matt Bevin is a good guy but it isn’t his time.”

  • Half-million reasons to believe in basketball hall of fame

    ISSUE: Facility update
    OUR VIEW: Another encouraging fundraising report

  • Legislature stuck on school days

    ISSUE: Debate over conflicting legislation
    OUR VIEW: Not clear if any relief will be offered

  • March 25, 2014: Our readers write

    Refining the focus of concern about tax

    Paul Rose stopped by to see me the other day and we discussed his recent letters regarding the Hardin County School Board. He seemed frustrated that three of the members who didn’t see a tax increase they didn’t like were causing his property tax to constantly go up. 

  • Right on target

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Next school year should be even better thanks to the efforts of Terriance and Joyce Hamilton and supporters of The Lord’s Supper Soup Kitchen in Radcliff.

    The husband and wife are hopeful next school year will start for 1,000 children with backpacks with shoes, clothes, food, school supplies and vouchers for haircuts for its first Back-to-School Drive.

    Open less than a year, The Lord’s Supper Soup Kitchen is using an outreach ministry to help those in need.

  • Is nothing sacred? Scams target March Madness

    With local teams making it into the NCAA Tournament, basketball fever is on the rise. BBB is warning basketball fans to be careful when buying tickets, travel deals and memorabilia.

    Major sporting events always inspire scammers to take advantage of fans with fake items, bogus tickets and too-good-to-be-true travel deals.

  • March 23, 2014: Our readers write

    Special privileges given to a few
    Two small but disconcerting occurrences took place during the Elizabethtown City Council meeting of March 17. Both smack of an air of privilege.

    The first was an announcement by the director of The Historic State Theater that from hereon free tickets would be awaiting the mayor and city council members should they wish to attend an event at the theater.