Today's Opinions

  • Kentucky kicks off Governor's School for Entrepreneurs this summer


  • Letters to the editor, Dec. 12



    Denise Fogle has proudly served as a councilwoman for the City of Lebanon since 2008. However, Monday, when her fellow council members renewed their oath of office, she was forced to resign.


    Retirement, or more specifically, because of the regulations governing the Kentucky Employees Retirement System.

    Confused? Don’t worry, you aren’t the only one.

  • Loretto rich with Christmas, community spirit


    History was made in the City of Loretto Friday evening.

    For the first time ever, Loretto had a Christmas parade.

    And, I have to admit, when I left the office to drive to Loretto Friday evening I didn╒t have high expectations. The parade had been organized rather quickly, and I thought it would be a low-key, small affair.

    Boy, was I wrong.

  • The Caring Place Christmas wish list


    By Delena Trent

    Last year, one of our staff members at The Caring Place asked a 7-year-old boy what he wanted for Christmas. He said, "I already have it. A safe place to stay."

    A young mother wondered if she had done the right thing in leaving her abuser so close to the holidays. When asked why she said she didn╒t know how she was going to buy her two children what was on their Christmas list for Santa.

  • Reasons to smile


    Without question, Marion County has had more than its fair share of bad news as of late. But, this past week has been a reminder to us of the many good things, and the many good people who live in our community.

    Maria Bell has continued a tradition started by her father, the late Henry Lee Bell, by organizing and hosting a Thanksgiving meal at Centre Square for anyone in the community. We also know volunteers and donations from the community make this possible.

  • We are GOTR girls

    By Jasmine Benningfield and Brianna Mattingly

    Do you have what it takes to run a 5K?

    We do! We are GOTR girls.

  • Letter: Constable candidate asks not to be seated


    Editor’s note: Dudley Friend Adle Jr., who ran unopposed for the constable, sent the following letter to Marion County Clerk Karen Spalding in light of the Marion County Fiscal Court’s recent decision to require him to post a $2 million surety bond.

    The Marion County Fiscal Court met on Nov. 15 to discuss the constable position in District E. At that meeting they concluded that a surety bond of $2,000,000  would be required for the position of constable in District E.