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Editorials

  • Ensuring the future values veterans

    ISSUE: Veterans Day observances
    OUR VIEW:
    Forever and always

    Each year on Nov. 11, America sets aside a day to honor veterans of the armed forces and the sacrifices that provide for our freedom.

  • Contentment is high among voters

    ISSUE: Reviewing results of Tuesday’s election
    OUR VIEW
    :  Voters affirm current directions

    Elections provide a snapshot of the collective community opinion, but like calculus, the lessons can be difficult to discern because of the formula’s complexity.

  • Grant request for lake access

    ISSUE: Questions about policies at Freeman Lake
    OUR VIEW:
    Council should approve modest request

    Elizabethtown’s Freeman Lake is a 170-acre body of water and the centerpiece of the city’s largest park. Residents and visitors alike enjoy fishing for a variety of native pan fish, catfish and trout that call the lake home.

  • Treasuring Lincoln

    TOPIC: Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek
    OUR VIEW: Remembering our 16th president

    The beginning of the end has begun in LaRue County.

  • Don't be naive: Politics are real

    ISSUE: Politics and the Ring Road extension
    OUR VIEW: All state funding comes with politics

    Describing Hardin County as one of the state’s most effective economic engines, Gov. Steve Beshear stood before barriers at the southern end of Ring Road and described his decision to accelerate funding to extend the road to Interstate 65.

  • Prognosis improves

    ISSUE: Financial health of Hardin Memorial Health
    OUR VIEW: Recent reports offer reasons to smile

  • Some stories just deserve to be told

    ISSUE: John Hardin High’s oldest graduate
    OUR VIEW:
    Reminder that friendship have impact

    A story combining patriotism and friendship is always worth telling.

    Wayne Covault left high school in 1949. Military service and the Korean War beckoned.

  • Good work all around

    KUDOS: Praising positives in our community

    GET ACQUAINTED. The Elizabethtown Police Depart­ment is making it easy to get to know Chief Tracy Schiller and many others within the department with its quarterly program, Coffee with a Cop.

  • Helping to ensure students are ready

    TOPIC: Bornlearning Academies
    OUR VIEW: Program a great first step in getting youngsters ready for school

    A state report earlier this year measuring kindergarten readiness of youngsters sent up a red flag around Kentucky. It said about half of the children were considered not ready to start school based on testing.

  • ECTC recognizes best of its very best

    ISSUE: ECTC’s Distinguished Alumni recognition
    OUR VIEW: Education enriches and enhances lives

    After Monday night’s ceremony, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College now officially has 92 distinguished alumni.