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Today's Opinions

  • A MATTER OF OPINION: The game of politics

    Some people thrive on politics.

    I’m not talking about those elected to the governmental process, but the ones standing on the sides lines of the big game. There are people who actually enjoy following the maneuvers of political figures as if watching cross-town rivals play in the championship game. It’s fun for these public affairs junkies to anticipate a player’s next move. Will they punt? Or go for the Hail Mary pass? They delight in watching grown men and women grapple for power, pull each other down and sling some mud.

  • LETTER: Local Habitat reaches beyond borders

    An Aguan family thanks Spencer Countians and Spencer County Habitat for Humanity for their generosity and compassion.

    Just months after finishing the first Habitat house in Spencer County, your local Habitat began another build-this time in Agua, in Honduras, Latin America.

  • LETTER: Local Habitat reaches beyond borders

    An Aguan family thanks Spencer Countians and Spencer County Habitat for Humanity for their generosity and compassion.

    Just months after finishing the first Habitat house in Spencer County, your local Habitat began another build-this time in Agua, in Honduras, Latin America.

  • LETTER: Thanks for $29,000 in Crusade donations

    On behalf of the Taylorsville-Spencer County Fire Protection District, I would like to thank the community for once again supporting the WHAS Crusade for Children.  Thanks to your efforts, the department collected $29,133.38.  Special thanks goes to all our firefighters that assisted this weekend, especially, Assistant Chief Richard Morris, Sgt. Cameron Canan, and Firefighter Tyler Milburn who went beyond the call of duty!

    Thanks to all!

    Nathan B. Nation

    Fire Chief  

     

  • LETTER: Thanks for supporting the Masons

    Thank you to anyone who has supported the country ham breakfast the first Saturday of each month. With your support, we have had the opportunity to sponsor a Little League ball team, give to the Relay for Life, give a college scholarship to one of the seniors, give to the Angel Tree program at Christmas, give a monthly donation to the Dare to Care program at First Baptist Church, as well as other benefits in our community.

    We appreciate your continued support.

    Charlie Jewell

    Taylorsville Masonic Lodge #210

     

  • LETTER: Good story on septic systems

    The article written by Larry Lewis regarding septic tanks was right on the mark. If everyone on septic systems would follow that advice they would have a lot less problems.

    Thanks, Mr. Lewis, for a very factual and informative article.

    Dick Reed

    Waterford

     

  • LETTER: Somebody, please fix Houston Court

    When I read the articles in the paper about all the city and county are doing to make our town and county pretty, I think back about all the times the citizens of Houston Court have asked for their help and nothing has been done.

    We live at the bottom of Skaggs Hill. We have had an ongoing drainage problem here for years and the city and county can only blame each other about “who is responsible for this problem.”

  • LETTER: Dry in name only

    The thousands of beer cans that we have picked up along the right of way adjoining our farm over many decades stand as testament that Spencer County is dry in name only.

    We do not use alcohol but support the sale of alcoholic beverages in Spencer County because we think that if some existing businesses wish to sell it, they should have the opportunity to do so.