http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Targeting a horrific menace http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/targeting-horrific-menace <p> <strong>TOPIC: </strong>Heroin usage in Hardin County<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Focus on education, rehabilitation</p> Lifetime of blessings leads to distinguished moment http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/lifetime-blessings-leads-distinguished-moment <p> In more than four decades of journalism, I have been called many things. But no one ever used the word distinguished to describe me.</p> <p> Distinguished is not a word typical associated with newspapermen or boys from Vine Grove.</p> Bridge makeover is not worth cost http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/bridge-makeover-not-worth-cost <p> <strong>TOPIC:</strong> E&#39;town railroad overpass makeover<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Too much to spend on paint</p> Looking forward to next summer http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/looking-forward-next-summer <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> Elizabethtown&#39;s new water park<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Community welcomes addition</p> <p> A new wave of interest and excitement followed the release earlier this month of plans for Elizabethtown&rsquo;s water park.</p> No. 1 in providing second chances http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/no-1-providing-second-chances <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> LaRue County adult education ranks top in state<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> School system, staff, students deserve praise</p> <p> In the race to be the best, LaRue County Schools has achieved a No. 1 ranking.</p> <p> Of all the school districts in the state, LaRue&rsquo;s adult education program topped rankings for the 2014-15 school year.</p> Bottom line: HMH made right moves http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/bottom-line-hmh-made-right-moves <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> Hardin Memorial&rsquo;s financial health</p> <p> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Business, strategic decisions pay off&nbsp;</p> <p> Owners and key leaders of commercial businesses have at their disposal a variety of measures to help them understand and track their organization&rsquo;s progress in the marketplace.</p> All train collisions can be prevented http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/all-train-collisions-can-be-prevented <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> Recent incidents of local railway accidents<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Stay off tracks and know safety rules</p> <p> Ten days ago, a 14-year-old Elizabethtown resident was struck by a train while walking along the tracks downtown. It&rsquo;s been reported by witnesses that the teen was wearing earbuds or headphones at the time.</p> Aug. 28, 2015: Our readers write http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/aug-28-2015-our-readers-write <p> <u><strong>Gun-free zone can invite trouble</strong></u></p>