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Today's Opinions

  • Shelter gift and local ambassador

    Friends of Hardin County Animal Shelter had reason to rejoice last week.

    The local nonprofit organization received a $5,000 contribution from Pets Are Worth Saving, or PAWS, to help pay for the upcoming Spay Hardin County Program. The program aims to reduce the number of unwanted cats in the county.

  • One site truly offers free credit reports

    You’ve seen all of the ads for free credit reports on television, you’ve heard them on the radio and you’ve seen them online, but there is only one official website where you really can get your credit report for free.

  • Jan. 25, 2015: Our readers write

    LIFT initiative is another tax burden

    The Kentucky legislature currently is considering a new tax scheme called LIFT. This is a local-option sales tax initiative that would allow the Chamber of Commerce, special interests and government entities to institute up to a 1 percent additional sales tax in a local area.

  • Looking back on hiring process

    ISSUE: Selection of economic director position

    OUR VIEW: Candidate also was acting as consultant

    As expected, Mayor Mike Weaver hit the ground running after being sworn in as Radcliff’s new top elected official.

  • Jan. 23, 2015: Our readers write

    Unions provide valuable service

    The word “union” has lately become somewhat of a dirty word in the Republican Party of which I belong. Not only that, but our local government officials have jumped on the bandwagon.

  • Who will pay for free college?

    ISSUE: President's community college proposal
    OUR VIEW: Careful thought must be given

    “I have no more campaigns to run, I know because I won both of them” was without doubt the most memorable statement in the State of the Union address presented by President Barack Obama on Tuesday night.

  • Primed for progress

    ISSUE: Elizabethtown’s downtown revitalization
    OUR VIEW: Many deserve thanks for momentum

    Elizabethtown is primed for downtown revitalization. And well it should be, if we believe the results of yet another positive feasibility study.

  • ‘Sincere ignorance’

    By MARCUS DIXON

    “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

    I think Martin Luther King explained the whole civil rights movement right there.