Today's Opinions

  • No. 1 in providing second chances

    ISSUE: LaRue County adult education ranks top in state
    OUR VIEW: School system, staff, students deserve praise

    In the race to be the best, LaRue County Schools has achieved a No. 1 ranking.

    Of all the school districts in the state, LaRue’s adult education program topped rankings for the 2014-15 school year.

  • Aug. 26, 2015: Our readers write

    Authoritative source for morality

    I just finished reading Cecil Raleigh’s letter from Aug. 20, “Don’t put aside morals.” I was pleasantly surprised to see someone besides me give voice to an opinion that is downright politically incorrect. Good for Cecil.

  • Lions and Eagles and Taste: Oh, my

    Kudos: Praising positives in our community

    THANKS TO THE LIONS. The Elizabethtown Lions Club and barbecue chicken is a wonderful combination.

  • Aug. 25, 2015: Our readers write

    Don’t by conned by candidate

    Jack Conway has told the world he loves Obamacare which is proving itself again to be one of the worst ideas ever inflicted upon America by the Democrats, except now with Barack Obama’s Iran deal, which I consider to be treasonous.

    Conway wants to be Kentucky’s next governor.

  • If visiting vendors, beware at the fair

    If you are visiting the Ken­tucky State Fair, stop by booth MS-12 in Main Street Kentucky in the South Wing. The Better Business Bureau will be set up there.

    You can pick up the latest BBB Wise Buying Guide – hot off the press — and also get information on scams, internet safety, credit and more.

  • Bottom line: HMH made right moves

    ISSUE: Hardin Memorial’s financial health

    OUR VIEW: Business, strategic decisions pay off 

    Owners and key leaders of commercial businesses have at their disposal a variety of measures to help them understand and track their organization’s progress in the marketplace.

  • He's 'Comin' Over'

    ISSUE: Chris Young concert at Freeman Lake Park
    Entertainment choice is going over well

    In most any circumstance, spending $75,000 is a decision that should be weighed carefully and thoughtfully.

    Spending $75,000 of someone else’s money deserves even greater consideration and scrutiny.

  • Aug. 20, 2015: Our readers write

    Take note of auditor’s findings

    Last week’s public notice of Hardin County Fiscal Courts’ financial management independent review by Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen says it all about our tax and spend county government. At the bottom of the report are the comments: