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Today's Opinions

  • Schools of thought

    Dear Editor,

    We are hearing a lot lately from school boards who have stepped up and made a case both locally and statewide for both restoring and increasing funding for schools.

  • Kicking off the 2018 session

    By: Steve Meredith 

    It was quite a treat to kick off the pivotal 2018 Session of the General Assembly with the talented 100th Army Band from nearby Fort Knox playing the National Anthem and My Old Kentucky Home. We also took a moment to officially swear Senator Jimmy Higdon (R-Lebanon) in as the new Senate President Pro Tempore. No one is more deserving and our chamber will continue to benefit from his leadership.

  • The Escape Goat

    Now you see him, now you don’t; rumor has it someone has been stalking a stretch of I-65 between Sonora and Glendale. His description: Male, gray hair, gray beard, measuring in at approximately 3’6”—not counting the horns. His name is Houdini, and he’s a goat—who is getting a following.

  • A better career outlook in 2018

    With the end of 2017, many job seekers and potential job seekers are considering what they want to accomplish on the job in 2018.

    Whether you are looking to get a new career on track, re-enter the workforce or move to the next level in your field, there’s probably one thing that rings true for every job search: It’s hard work. Yet, like so many other things, a well-researched plan will greatly increase your chances of success.

  • Workforce Development Board honors entrepreneur’s service as chairman

    As a resident and elected official within the Lincoln Trail region - comprised of LaRue, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties - I see so much of which to be proud, and without hesitation, I include our region’s workforce development system among our points of pride.

  • Perspectives: My First Year in the State House

    When I signed up to run for office just a short time ago, I had a strong desire to do all that I could to improve the quality of life in Green, LaRue and Marion counties. After my first year as your State Representative, it is clear that our area has made great strides.

  • Bring on 2018

    Another holiday season is in the books as Christmas and New Year’s Eve have already passed and we are now into a new year.

    On the night of New Year’s Eve and the days leading up to it, I kept thinking about the irony of the holiday. Of course, the holiday’s theme song is “Auld Lang Syne.” I always wondered what the meaning of the song was, so I researched it online and was left more confused than I was before I started researching.

  • Chamber Unites