http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en BackPack Program only a temporary solution http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/backpack-program-only-temporary-solution <p> <strong>TOPIC:</strong> Feeding America, Kentucky&#39;s Heartland BackPack Program<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Great initiative that needs lasting solution</p> <p> This much we know: There always will be children going home from school on a Friday without knowing if they will have enough food to carry them over until the next Monday.</p> Aug. 31, 2014: Our readers write http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/aug-31-2014-our-readers-write <p> <u><strong>Word choice perpetuates error</strong></u></p> Community rallies to defend post http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/community-rallies-defend-post <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> One Knox letter-writing campaign<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Economic threat yields 15,852 responses</p> <p> Hardin and surrounding counties again have risen in support of Fort Knox. Now the community waits to learn if the Army is listening.</p> Keep safety workers safe at wreck scenes http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/keep-safety-workers-safe-wreck-scenes <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> Shutting down roads to work wrecks<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Patience for drivers, not policymakers</p> <p> The unfortunate loss of Glendale firefighter Jonathan French has sparked a debate over road closure policies at the scene of highway crashes.</p> Local schools launch lives of distinction http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/local-schools-launch-lives-distinction <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> HCS and EIS honor distinguished graduates<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Local schools provide foundation for success</p> BBB: Paperless receipts may compromise your data http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/bbb-paperless-receipts-may-compromise-your-data <p> Have you ever opted for a paperless e-receipt? Some retailers and banks have started offering customers the option of receiving receipts from purchases and ATM transactions via email.</p> <p> While this is a convenient and eco-friendly alternative to paper clutter, the Better Business Bureau is reminding shoppers to protect their identity in the process.</p> Don't slip up and miss these fall prevention tips http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/dont-slip-and-miss-these-fall-prevention-tips <p> Taking a fall can be scary at any age, but for senior adults, a fall can lead to serious and sometimes devastating consequences.</p> <p> Falls are the leading cause of death from unintentional injuries among older adults and the leading cause of traumatic brain injury among Kentucky residents age 65 and older.</p> Aug. 29, 2014: Our readers write http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/aug-29-2014-our-readers-write <p> <strong>Change the course on Election Day</strong></p> <p> General Election Day is Nov. 4 and Oct. 6 is the last day to register to vote.</p>