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Editorials

  • Madness of March salvaged UK's season

    TOPIC: UK's basketball season
    OUR VIEW: Season salvaged by late burst

  • As time goes by, issue will fade

    ISSUE: Free theater tickets for city leaders
    OUR VIEW: Avoid appearance of conflict and move on

    This weekend, the Historic State Theater will present “Casablanca,” the famous romantic drama set against the tensions of World War II.

    The song “As Time Goes By” serves as a haunting theme for that film and also could provide an appropriate melodic backdrop for a would-be controversy concerning the local theater.

  • Area students shine in many walks of life

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    CAPITALIZING ON OPPORTUNITY. Micheal Thomas has taken a long and winding road from the baseball fields on University Drive of the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission.

    From a kid who would umpire games to Elizabethtown High School where he was a multi-sport standout, Thomas is now a senior on the nationally ranked University of Kentucky baseball team.

  • Legislature passes a budget and more

    ISSUE: 2014 General Assembly session
    OUR VIEW: Much accomplished, more to do

    As the biennial budget session of the General Assembly draws to its conclusion, here are some of the notable items that mark legislators’ work.

    They passed a budget and did so during the regular session. For a while, that was a rarity.

  • Hendrickson finds a perfect fit

    TOPIC: Hendrickson USA
    OUR VIEW: Commitment comes from both sides

    It may have seemed like it all started for Hendrickson USA with nine shovels digging into dirt last week along North Black Branch Road, but that effort was just an addendum to the work of landing this manufacturing facility.

    The company, which produces suspension systems and various other parts for heavy-duty trucks such as axles, brakes and suspension systems, has taken a long road to Elizabethtown.

  • Ensure that candidates qualify

    ISSUE: 18th District state representative's race
    OUR VIEW: Why require a lawsuit to address error?

  • Hospital emerges with new facility

    ISSUE: HMH's Cancer Care Center
    OUR VIEW:
    Improved environment and services for patients

  • Half-million reasons to believe in basketball hall of fame

    ISSUE: Facility update
    OUR VIEW: Another encouraging fundraising report

  • Responding to the new Fort Knox

    ISSUE: Frequent changes at Fort Knox
    OUR VIEW: Adjusting to today's opportunities

    As a reflection of change in the U.S. Army and the national economy, Fort Knox has seen a variety of changes over the last seven years.

    The impact of base realignment brought the Accessions Command and the Human Resource Command to replace the Armor School as the centerpiece of the post.

    As the Army continues to evolve and look for ways to improve its fiscal responsibility, the Accessions Command was disbanded.

  • Jack Conway put himself above job

    ISSUE: Appeal of same-sex marriage ruling

    OUR VIEW: Attorney general effectively ignores role

    Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced last week that he won’t pursue an appeal nor request any further stay in response to a decision by a federal judge that Kentucky must recognize lawful same-sex marriages from other states.

    With tearful emotion, Conway called attention to his wife and family saying in this matter he had to make a decision that he and his daughters could be proud of.