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Today's Opinions

  • Acknowledging excellence by individuals and groups

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    PALMER ON NATIONAL COMMITTEE. Radcliff City Councilman and The Sign of the Dove Church pastor Edward Palmer is on a national committee trying to make a difference in the lives of young people.

  • Check scam targets direct-sales agents

    Representatives for direct sales companies such as Avon, Mary Kay and Thirty-One Gifts are being targeted in a fake check scam. Scammers pose as new customers and try to con consultants out of hundreds of dollars.

    If typically begins when a consultant for a direct sales company receives an email or text message from what appears to be a potential customer.

  • Something special may just develop at Glen Dale site

    TOPIC: Glen Dale Children's Home property
    OUR VIEW: Auction success erases a sad tale

    For those who have never known what life was once like on New Gilead Church Road, amid the growing grass and weeds of today was nothing more than buildings with shattered windows and decaying structures.

  • July 6, 2014: Our readers write

    Apt tribute to young victim

  • Having seen the future, let's embrace it at HMH

    Put this one in the category under seeing is believing.

    After hearing about the customer surveys and feedback that led Hardin Memorial Health to add two floors on its North Tower, I can’t say that I understood.

    What’s the big deal about private rooms? Yeah, that would be nice but is nice the same as need?

  • Be smart while celebrating

    ISSUE: Fourth of July safety information
    OUR VIEW: Be responsible with fireworks

    The Fourth of July marks the birthday of our great nation and it also represents one of the most dangerous holidays on the calendar.

    The danger isn’t just the number of families that will be traveling to celebrations and this year enjoying a three-day weekend, nor is it limited to the massive amounts of barbecue food that we will consume over the weekend. The danger can come in the form of mishandled fireworks.

  • July 4, 2014: Our readers write

    Military pays for our freedom

    As we observe Independence Day, we celebrate the founding of this free nation.

    The privilege of freedom and security is never free and patriotism is not a sin.

    Thousands of warriors have stepped forward and died, been physically and mentally wounded abroad while protecting our nation from those who would oppress us and our freedoms and rights or fighting to liberate other nations.

  • July 3, 2014: Our readers write

    Candidate responds to news article

    After reading the June 20 article about me declining an invitation to attend a Sept. 20 NAACP event on Fort Knox planned by that organization and reading the comments by Hardin County NAACP President Marcus Ray and Democratic candidate for Hardin County sheriff, John Ward, I decided to specifically respond to some of the comments and issues pertaining to that article.