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Letters

  • Letters to the editor - Stop the vape ban

    In a recent announcement from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), certain vapor product compliance deadlines will be extended to 2022. Although this appears to be a victory for the vape industry, it is not the end of the uphill vape ban battle.
    The good news is that Congress is still currently considering H.R. 1136, the FDA Deeming Authority Clarification Act of 2017. This law would provide sensible regulations that allow a better FDA approval process for existing and future products.

  • Facebook post from Kentucky Gun Company

    Editor’s note: The following post was written on Facebook by the owner of Kentucky Gun Company in Bardstown regarding the advertisement that can be seen wrapped around the front page of this week’s edition.

    Friends and Critics of KYGUNCO,

  • Money “well” spent

     Recently, I read that our school board, with one exception, voted to spend $10,000 of your money to attend a national school board conference. I’ve also heard that students at Marion County Middle are sharing science textbooks.  

    I know that our school board needs all the training they can get! However, a trip to a national conference is unlikely to bring them up to speed in my opinion – pretty expensive “training.” 

  • Sharing responsibility for young drivers
  • They’ll Spend All They Can — Don't be swayed by “Dark Money” Dishonesty!

    It’s a shame, a disgrace — and I’m sick of it.  Numerous times, with “Dark Money” Ads— Virtually every mailbox, every phone, and everyone within earshot of a radio has been hit!!

  • The library is a gift

     As the time approaches for our Marion County Public Library to return to its Main Street location, I wanted to take the time to applaud the staff and mission of this special library. The staff is so engaged and responsive to questions and helpful with each customer’s personal needs.

  • Terry Mills deserves your vote

    I have lived in Kentucky for 44 years, and in Marion County for 39 years. I was on the parent-teacher organization when my daughters were in elementary school. When they went to high school, I served on the Site-Based Council for three years. I have been president of the Marion County Humane Society for 20 years, and was instrumental in starting the Marion County Animal Shelter in 1982. I have also written a cooking column, “Susan’s Kitchen,” for almost 40 years.

  • Attorney claims school board candidate is ineligible

    Editor’s note: Lebanon Attorney Ted Lavit sent this letter to Marion County Attorney Lisa Nally-Martin, and also asked for The Lebanon Enterprise to publish it. School Board Candidate Amy Bland has submitted a statement on page B8.)

    It is my understanding that Amy C. Bland, a candidate in School District 3 for the Marion County Board of Education, has consulted you concerning KRS 160. 180 which was amended to take effect on April 4, 2018 and which provides in subsection (2) that:

  • Vote Democrat

    We as parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents will have a chance to give our children a safe place at school with our vote Nov. 6. Military type guns should be outlawed. The Republican Party has done nothing to keep our children safe. The only hope of having a safe place for our kids is to vote Democrat.

    Bernard Mattingly
    Loretto

     

  • Enough is enough, vote for Terry Mills

     I am upset with all these new Kentucky Republican taxes. And I am sick of the Koch Brother games. We need respect for working families like we use to have, and honest leadership. Now what could two billionaire giants want to have anything to do with our middle class and working poor paychecks, you ask? Brandon Reed. He’ll vote how they want, and keep our wages low, and our tax rates slowly increasing.