Today's Opinions

  • Community owes a debt of thanks

    ISSUE: Sylvia Griendling to retire as CASA director
    OUR VIEW: Dedicated advocate for the most vulnerable

    Sylvia Griendling has been a tireless advocate for Hardin County’s most vulnerable citizens – children who for no fault of their own are caught in abuse and neglect cases in Hardin County Family Court.

  • Oct. 22, 2015: Our readers write

    Candidate offers new approach

    Jack Conway is finding out that the governor’s job in Kentucky is not for sale.

    Despite his pouring millions of dollars into false attack ads, a recent Mason Dixon Poll found that the race is in a dead heat with Conway leading Matt Bevin 43 percent to 41 percent.

  • Search amid wreckage of life for True Self

    After watching clips of Tracy Morgan’s successful return to comedy as host of “Saturday Night Live,” I thought of something he said several months ago in an interview with “Today” host, Matt Lauer. It’s now been more than a year since Morgan’s near fatal car crash, but the interview took place only a few months after the collision.

  • Dramatic pause

    ISSUE: Hardin County Playhouse losing its venue
    OUR VIEW: State Theater turning away arts partner

    Many factors are driving Eliza­bethtown’s recent downtown resurgence.

  • HMH is helping grieving parents

    ISSUE: Perinatal Loss Reflection ceremony
    OUR VIEW: Doing our part to help in the process

    The statistics are heart-wrenching: Each year, nearly 90,000 children in the U.S. die before age 1, with nearly 2,500 of those due to sudden infant death syndrome.

  • Oct. 21, 2015: Our readers write

    Offering thoughts on economic growth

    The more I think about this issue, the more important it is to all of us here in Radcliff, Hardin County and Kentucky as a whole. I want to share a few ideas I have on economic development that I think will and can be very beneficial to our future.

  • Oct. 20, 2015: Our readers write

    Conway works for veterans

    Why is Jack Conway the better choice for governor? Because we know he cannot only talk about issues, he has shown he can help solve them, too.

  • A new general and two benefits shine

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    Congratulations to Hardin County native Jeff Broadwater, who has become one of the U.S. Army’s newest brigadier generals.

    Broadwater was promoted last month. He serves with the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss, Texas, helping oversee logistics, sustainment and readiness.