Today's Opinions

  • Don't be surprised: Jokes can come off like insults

    A couple people who attended last weekend’s Chris Young concert reached out to me and other members of The News-Enterprise staff with a concern.

    During introductions and thank yous, Elizabethtown Mayor Edna Berger was acknowledging sponsors that contributed to the support and promotion of this successful community concert.

  • Sept. 6, 2015: Our readers write

    Tourism decision on overpass is right

  • Sept. 4, 2015: Our readers write

    Challenging views of liberal Democrats

    I want to thank John Rickey for his recent letter. As a conservative Republican, I appreciate it when someone from his side can make my points better with one letter than I can with 20.

  • Doing business at a new address

    ISSUE: Hardin County government on the move
    OUR VIEW: Lots of plusses about the relocation

    Room by room, Hardin County government is moving.

    By vacating its traditional home in the center of the county seat, the relocation sends unspoken messages.

  • Sept. 3, 2015: Our readers write

    Beware of officials known for flip flops

    Flip flops are no longer at a pool, but come from candidates. You need to watch out for them coming from Commonwealth Democrats. Alison Lundergren Grimes got herself in trouble last year when she wouldn’t say whether she voted for Barack Obama and Jack Conway can’t seem to make up his mind.

  • Keep the parade alive

    ISSUE: Heartland Homecoming Parade
    OUR VIEW: Event still has a place in summer

    Although the Heartland Festival in its many forms has faded into the past, the parade that remains still resonates with the community.

    Renamed as the Heartland Homecoming Parade, an enthusiastic crowd gathered along West Dixie Avenue again last weekend.

  • State honor reflects Young’s leadership

    TOPIC: Commonwealth's Attorney of the Year
    OUR VIEW: He and his staff make life better here

    It hasn’t taken long for Hardin County Commonwealth’s Attorney Shane Young to make an impact around the state with his fierce pursuit of justice.

  • Sept. 2, 2015: Our readers write

    Appreciates stance of E’town officials

    On Aug. 24, a Louisville-based group presented a repeated recommendation that Elizabethtown implement a fairness ordinance, also known as SOGI: Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity ordinance. I am grateful for the stance Elizabethtown leadership has taken on the proposal.