• Letters to the Editor: July 10, 2013

    Our un-Fairness

    Letter writer Eugene Maynard wonders why we need a Fairness Ordinance in Shelbyville (“Why is Fairness ordinance needed,” Letters to the editor, June 12). He posits that everyone already has the right to patronize businesses, rent apartments and exist unharassed in our town. He is incorrect. Shamefully, if someone is merely suspected of being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered, it is legal in most of 

  • Letters to the Editor: July 3, 2013

    Simpsonville’s wrong step

  • Letters to the Editor: June 26, 2013

    Dangerous interchanges

    Maybe I should just keep my mouth shut, like everyone else, but I’m not, so here goes:

  • Letters to the Editor: June 19, 2013

    In praise of Puckett


    It was with great pleasure that I read Bonnie Gray’s excellent article on Duanne Puckett in The Sentinel-News (“Saying thanks to a legend,” MY WORD, May 29). I would like to add my own accolades to hers.

  • Letters to the Editor: June 12, 2013

    Why is Fairness ordinance needed?

    The consideration of passage of a fairness ordinance by the city of Shelbyville puzzles me (“We need a Fairness Ordinance,” MY WORD, June 5). I was under the impression that laws were in existence to prevent any discrimination against the areas Ms. Ann-Lynn Ellerkamp categorized.

  • Letters to the Editor: June 5, 2013

    Underage drinking ordinances


    Thank you for your recent article informing residents about the social host ordinance for Shelby County   (“Adult hosts of teen parties my be fined,” May 20). Providing information regarding this ordinance will hopefully begin a conversation among adults and youth on the harms associated with underage drinking.

  • Letters to the Editor: May 29, 2013

    Thoughts on terrorism

  • Letters to the Editor: May 22, 2013

    A flag from history


    On May 21, 1944, Navy Landing Ship Tanks (LST) 779 was launched by Dravo shipbuilders into the Ohio River at Pittsburgh. The ship came down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers to New Orleans, where she was commissioned, and went through the Panama Canal and sailed to Pearl Harbor, where on Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese had bombed the ships in the harbor and damaged and sunk several of them. Many U.S. sailors had given their lives.

  • Letters to the Editor: May 15, 2013


    Cheers for Beshear


    For the 300,000 Kentuckians living on the edge of the federal poverty line,  Gov. Steve Beshear’s action this week couldn’t come soon enough. And it makes a nice Mother’s Day surprise for everyone without health coverage who fears getting sick or hurt. Kentucky Youth Advocates reports an estimated 162,000 uninsured parents in Kentucky, and expanding Medicaid will provide 

    coverage to 97,000 of those parents.

  • Letters to the Editor: May 8, 2013

    Decrying NBC’s comments


    General Electric Corp. Declares Homosexuality to be a "good thang." G.E. spokesman Matt Liar on NBC’s Today Show announced how wonderful an event that Jason Collins is "gay." Jason is a player in the NBA (never heard of him). He is apparently cut in the same mold as that creep Dennis Rodman and Kobe Bryant, not to mention O.J. All of these folks are terribly overpaid social pukes, including Matt.