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  • Hot time tips



    For those who don’t have air conditioning or are looking to reduce electric bills or environmental footprints, here are some tips on surviving summer the old fashioned way.

  • May 16, 2010: Our readers write

    Martin for District 4

    I do not live in District 4, however I feel compelled to inform the voters of District 4 about the character of Mr. Emery Martin, candidate for magistrate in that area.

  • A Dash of Class: Recipes for Dairy Month


    When you think of June what do you think of? Father’s Day? Flag Day? School letting out?

    Something you may have forgotten is that June also is Dairy Month.

    You might think to yourself, “big deal.” But it is a big deal.

    Without your dairy farmers, there wouldn’t be milk, cheese, cottage cheese, cream cheese, sour cream, yogurt or ice cream. Yikes! No ice cream. See, it is a big deal.

  • Questions about processes, purposes of E'town proposal

    The agenda for Monday’s Elizabethtown City Council special meeting contains a proposed municipal order entitled “Approving Construction and Management Agreement with Elizabethtown Tourism and Convention Bureau for the Elizabethtown Sports Park.”

    Unlike a city ordinance, a municipal order can be read and adopted at the same meeting instead of being read twice before adoption. 

  • May 20, 2010 Editorial: The 'Money Men' earn their name

    The issue: North Hardin seniors win state competition

    Our view: Students, teachers, contest all deserve praise

    Personal finance adds up to a state championship and possible national recognition for a group of four North Hardin High School seniors.

    The title also affirms, once again, that great work is being done in local schools thanks to the efforts of dedicated teachers and motivated students.

  • From 'Jungle' to 'Basement,' PAC offers diverse season


  • 'Whorehouse' a multi-layered, multi-faceted play

    IF YOU GO: The Hardin County Playhouse production of “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” opens at 8 p.m. today at the Plum Alley Theater in the Historic State Theater Complex. Shows also are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; and 8 p.m. June 17-20. Tickets are $13 for adults and $12 for students 12th grade and younger, seniors 55 and older and groups of ten. For more information call (270) 351-0577.

  • May 21, 2010: Our readers write

    Claims of racism are a smoke screen

    There are those who think that I’m “too hard on my own people.” As a black man, it hurts not to be able to praise our first black president. He’s never been in charge. I can’t praise Barack Obama with a clear conscience because the very worst lie is one that you have to force yourself to believe. Millions of Americans were fooled by liberal Democrats in 2008 and too many still don’t care.

  • A Dash of Class: Shared recipes


    Usually the first week of the month is reserved for “One of Hardin County’s Finest Cooks,” but I am skipping that for the month of June. It will return in July with a very outstanding recipient.

    Remember, you can nominate someone you think is Hardin County's finest cook. Just contact me and I will fill you in on details.

  • May 24, 2010: Our readers write

    Fair-minded Kentucky

    All signs indicate that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, (H.R. 3017) is poised to come to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives very soon. This legislation currently is in the House Education and Labor Committee.