Today's Opinions

  • New commissioner with old challenge

    ISSUE: Kentucky’s new education commissioner
    OUR VIEW: Prichard Committee set a worthy goal

  • Make cancer a year-round priority

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and with it has come a vision in pink: Pink ribbons adorning car bumpers, jacket lapels and building windows.

    I have the unique privilege of caring on a daily basis for the women, and sometimes men, with breast cancer. Their courage and strength inspire me every day of the year.

  • Rock on Roktoberfest

    ISSUE: AM Rotary event during Second Saturday
    OUR VIEW: A creative new downtown gathering

    The Hardin County AM Rotary established a new event for downtown Elizabethtown last weekend with Roktoberfest. Featuring the popular band The Headstones and offering beer and food provided the basics needed for a strong initial effort.

  • Oct. 15, 2015: Our readers write

    You are known by company you keep

    Rand Paul really knows how to appeal to the Republican base. After all, he hired a media man who was a neo-Confederate white supremacist.

  • Unique challenge comes from chance meeting

    I stepped into the elevator with a sense of dread. This wasn’t the place I wanted to be, even though not far from my location were some of the most beautiful beaches on the Florida coast, not to mention other attractions like the unique shops along Atlantic Avenue, boat tours, and the Japanese Gardens.

  • Championship effort regardless of scores

    ISSUE: State high school golf championships
    OUR VIEW: Local players make community proud

    Golf is a challenging and often frustrating sport.

    Playing against the course as well as opponents, it becomes a test of talent, consistency and mental toughness.

  • A new model for improvement

    ISSUE: Unbridled Learning assessment results
    OUR VIEW: Celebrating students and educators

    Many area schools ranked well when Kentucky’s Depart­ment of Education released the latest collective results from the Unbridled Learning school accountability assessment for the 2014-2015 school year.

  • Having true impacts

    NIGHT OUT IN VINE GROVE. The Vine Grove Police Department’s mission is to safeguard lives and property, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime and to enhance public safety while working with the community to improve quality of life.

    It’s a mission Chief Kenny Mattingly and his officers take seriously.