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Today's Opinions

  • Jan. 29, 2015: Our readers write

    Volvo viewed as an opportunity

    A golden opportunity for jobs in Hardin County could become a reality if Volvo chooses the Glendale megasite for its new manufacturing facility. The megasite already is CSX certified and meets all the necessary requirements for a car manufacturer.

  • A leader who loved his state

    TOPIC: The life and legacy of Wendell Ford
    OUR VIEW: One of Kentucky's true leaders

    Wendell Ford was laid to rest Tuesday in his hometown of Owensboro in front of a flood of dignitaries, family, friends and neighbors.

  • Jan. 28, 2015: Our readers write

    Recycling will protect landfill

  • Feeling better at the hospital

    ISSUE: Hardin Memorial Health's financial report
    OUR VIEW: Trustees' patience was well placed

    Hardin County’s community-owned hospital made nearly $6 million in the final six months of 2014.

  • Jan. 27, 2015: Our readers write

    Questions about HCS spending

    I’d like to ramble a little in this letter. I watch “The Rant” segment daily on WHAS-11 News. Many valid, useful and informative points are brought out that people might not otherwise know. The TV station apparently feels the program is an asset to the community as it has been airing it for some years now.

  • 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.