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Today's Opinions

  • Hitting the refresh button

    It’s that time.

    It’s time for me to take a vacation and recharge my battery.

    It’s been a busy few months, with a lot of change in Washington County and a lot of change here at The Sun office.

    There’s been no shortage of local news as of late, and I’ve particularly enjoyed speaking with and writing about some of the people who make this such a great community.

  • LETTER: Anniversary appreciation

    Dear Friends in the tri-county area (Washington, Nelson and Marion):

  • LETTER: An opposing view on warming

    Dear Editor,
    I read your article in The Sun last week with interest and would like to offer a rebuttal to David Whitlock’s conclusions.

    You say that as far as global warming is concerned, the “when” has arrived. I’ve been hearing that exact phrase a lot in the last six weeks, after the president made this latest push. How was this determined?

  • LETTER: Good luck, J.T.

    Dear Editor,

  • When the glass crackles

    He described it as “one of the craziest feeling(s) of my life.” It happened last week as Alejandro Garibay was standing on one of the glass boxes that extend out about four feet from the observation floor in the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) 103 stories above Chicago.

    Garibay was posing for pictures with his brother and two of his cousins when the protective coating on the floor shattered, and the deck appeared to be cracking.

    The spectacular view of the “Windy City” suddenly seemed life threatening.

  • LETTER: Info on the 106th

    Dear editor:

    My father, Sgt. Carl C. Hensley, was a member of the 106th Coastal Artillery (Battery C), later the 106th Anti-Aircraft Artillery AW SP. A native of Owen County, he joined the unit in March of 1941 and served throughout the war, being in Munich, Germany at the end of the war.

  • Celebrating the mystery of faith

    Christianity is a religion of paradox because without faith, there is no true Christianity. Think about it: A paradox is defined as “a statement that seems contradictory, unbelievable or absurd, but that may be true in fact.”

    Christians are a people of paradox because they believe to be true what appears in the natural to be unbelievable or absurd.

  • Some enchanted evening: South Pacific

    I love this job.

    I get to meet so many interesting people who all have stories that fascinate me from the young to the old.

    This week, it’s the young, and none are more interesting than the Central Kentucky Theatre’s Youth Actors troupe, now performing the Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical from 1949.

    The musical was originally based on parts of various stories in a Pulitzer Prize-winning book called “Tales of the South Pacific” by James A. Michener.